City of


1000 Commonwealth Ave. Newton, MA 02459

Phone: 617-796-1000


Ruthanne Fuller

Municipal Election:

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

City Council:

Susan Albright
Lisle Baker
Alicia Bowman
Deborah Crossley
Victoria Danberg
Andreae Downs
Leonard Gentile
Maria Scibelli Greenberg
Rebecca Walker Grossman
Bill Humphrey
David Kalis
Andrea Kelley
Josh Krintzman
Marc Laredo
Alison Leary
Richard Lipof
Tarik Lucas
Julia Malakie
Christopher Markiewicz
Brenda Noel
Emily Norton
John Oliver
Holly Ryan
Pamela Wright


Population Density4,984
Registered Voters59,672
Income Per Capita$146,400
EQV Per Capita$385,245
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$10.52
Commercial Tax Rate$19.95
Average Tax Bill$14,024
Total Expenditures$377,952,901
Total Tax Levy$392,295,695
State Aid$32,248,436
Local Receipts$96,639,829
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

Income Per Capita

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