City of


1000 Commonwealth Ave. Newton, MA 02459

Phone: 617-796-1000


Ruthanne Fuller

Municipal Election:

November 4, 2025
Nov., 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday (odd years)

City Council:

Susan Albright
Lisle Baker
Martha Bixby
Randall Block
Victoria Danberg
Andreae Downs
Stephen Farrell
Leonard Gentile
Rena Getz
Maria Scibelli Greenberg
Rebecca Walker Grossman
Bill Humphrey
David Kalis
Andrea Kelley
Josh Krintzman
Marc Laredo
Alison Leary
Richard Lipof
Alan Lobovits
Tarik Lucas
Julia Malakie
David Micley
John Oliver
Pamela Wright


Population Density4,902
Registered Voters58,209
Income Per Capita$163,628
EQV Per Capita$415,083
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate71.8%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$992,800
Median Gross Rent$2,066
Total Households31,038
Average Household Size2.61

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$10.18
Commercial Tax Rate$19.07
Average Tax Bill$14,793
Total Expenditures$403,126,799
Total Tax Levy$407,707,263
State Aid$33,305,904
Local Receipts$100,850,182
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge1.0%
City Hall of Newton

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

With our 13 distinctive villages, Newton is known for our excellent public schools, the Commonwealth’s busiest single library, an active community life, wonderful recreation and green spaces, and great access to Boston for our 88,900 residents.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1688
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council24
Length of Mayoral Term (years)4


Area17.8 mi2
Public Roads311.7 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Jake Auchincloss

Mass. Senate

Cynthia Stone Creem

Mass. House

Ruth Balser
John Lawn, Jr.
Kay Khan

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