City of


210 Main St. Northampton, MA 01060
Phone: 413-587-4900


Gina-Louise Sciarra

Municipal Election:

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

City Council:

Marissa Elkins
Karen Foster
Jamila Gore
Alex Jarrett
Marianne LaBarge
Rachel Maiore
Stanley Moulton
James Nash
Garrick Perry


Population Density864
Registered Voters21,685
Income Per Capita$37,315
EQV Per Capita$132,411
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate58.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$341,600
Median Gross Rent$1,254
Total Households11,949
Average Household Size2.13

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$17.89
Commercial Tax Rate$17.89
Average Tax Bill$6,303
Total Expenditures$97,799,138
Total Tax Levy$70,106,847
State Aid$15,518,659
Local Receipts$18,164,828
CPA Year Enacted2005
CPA Surcharge3.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
City Hall of Northampton

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Northampton is a cultural, artistic, academic and economic center. The quality of life, schools and neighborhoods contribute to a strong, diversified community and business base, with one of the most vibrant downtowns in New England.


Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1656
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council9
Length of Mayoral Term (years)4


Area34.2 mi2
Public Roads180.7 mi
Regional Planning AgencyPioneer Valley Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

James McGovern

Mass. Senate

Jo Comerford

Mass. House

Lindsay Sabadosa

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