City of


Phone: 781-979-4500


Paul Brodeur

Municipal Election:

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

City Council:

Chris Cinella
Jack Eccles
Mark Garipay
Jennifer Grigoraitis
Maya Jamaleddine
Manjula Karamcheti
Shawn MacMaster
Leila Migliorelli
John Obremski
Robb Stewart
Ryan Williams


Population Density6,371
Registered Voters20,953
Income Per Capita$53,938
EQV Per Capita$208,229
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate66.5%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$638,800
Median Gross Rent$1,796
Total Households11,996
Average Household Size2.44

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$10.57
Commercial Tax Rate$18.03
Average Tax Bill$7,435
Total Expenditures$95,197,430
Total Tax Levy$71,171,656
State Aid$15,289,092
Local Receipts$6,809,770
City Hall of Melrose

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Just miles from Boston with an increasingly diverse population of nearly 30,000, Melrose boasts a charming downtown, a thriving business community, an excellent school district, a local hospital, open spaces, and more.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1850
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council11
Length of Mayoral Term (years)4


Area4.7 mi2
Public Roads82.1 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Katherine Clark

Mass. Senate

Jason Lewis

Mass. House

Kate Lipper-Garabedian

Income Per Capita

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