City of


85 George P. Hassett Drive Medford, MA 02155
Phone: 781-396-5500


Breanna Lungo-Koehn

Municipal Election:

November 7, 2023
Nov., 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday (odd years)

City Council:

Isaac Bears
Anna Callahan
Kit Collins
Emily K. Lazzaro
Matt Leming
George Scarpelli
Justin Tseng


Population Density7,365
Registered Voters40,965
Income Per Capita$43,187
EQV Per Capita$209,557
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate54.5%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$588,100
Median Gross Rent$2,116
Total Households24,765
Average Household Size2.36

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$9.01
Commercial Tax Rate$17.23
Average Tax Bill$5,896
Total Expenditures$168,248,523
Total Tax Levy$128,205,269
State Aid$27,850,836
Local Receipts$15,133,064
CPA Year Enacted2015
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential, first $100,000 - commercial
City Hall of Medford

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Steeped in rich history, Medford offers a unique alternative to other cities in the area. Its impressive green spaces, diverse neighborhoods, walkable downtowns and expanding public transit options makes it an ideal destination for students, commuters and families.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1630
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council7
Length of Mayoral Term (years)2


Area8.1 mi2
Public Roads136.5 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Katherine Clark

Mass. Senate

Patricia Jehlen

Mass. House

Christine Barber
Sean Garballey

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