Coming to Billerica

Billerica has it all…

The residents and businesses in Billerica enjoy the benefits of a municipality designed to deliver services quickly and efficiently, and provide amenities that offer a high quality of life for all.  We encourage everyone to explore our website, give us a call, or come to visit.  

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Quick Town Facts

Population (2020 Census): 42,119

Median Household Income (2020 Census): $113,239 

Percent high school graduate or higher (2020 Census): 94.2%

Percent bachelor's degree or higher (2020 Census): 37.9%

Size: 26.4 square miles

Government: Representative Town Meeting


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Billerica’s Recreation Department continues to play a central role in defining the Town’s quality of life. Their recreational, educational and cultural programming reflects the interest and diversity of our community, and the Department offers more than 200 program, classes, trips and special events each year.


Billerica Public Schools are an important and positive attraction to the community and committed to excellence. The system consists of one High School, a new state of the art High School completed in September 2019, two Middle Schools, and five Elementary Schools educating approximately 4,950 students.

The Shawsheen Valley Regional Technical School offers a high school experience that optimizes student aptitude, achievement and skills by integrating vocational-technical and academic curricula in order to prepare students to begin adult life and careers immediately and independently.  Billerica is also within easy commuting distance of both Middlesex Community College and UMass Lowell. 


Billerica has a robust Public Works Department that provides support to businesses and residents if there are any water or wastewater issues. Electric and Gas service are provided by National Grid


Well situated in Massachusetts, Billerica has three exits off of US Route 3 and is within minutes from Routes 128, 495 and 93. Additionally there is train access to Boston through the MBTA and local commuter options through the Lowell Regional Transit Authority (Routes 13 & 14). Billerica is also only 25 miles from Logan International Airport and 35 miles from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport


Billerica has a variety of housing option for singles, couples, and families looking to rent or own. Billerica has a Housing Production Plan that identifies the communities goals going into the future. To learn more about moving to Billerica and the benefits, please contact the Community Development Office.