Coming to Billerica
Billerica has it all…
The residents and businesses in Billerica can receive the benefits of a municipality designed to deliver services quickly, efficiently, and friendly. We encourage everyone to explore our website, give us a call, or come to visit.
Quick Town Facts
Population (2010 Census): 40,243
Median Household Income (2009-2013 ACS 5-Year Estimates): $88,296
Percent high school graduate or higher (2009-2013 ACS 5-Year Estimates): 92.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher (2009-2013 ACS 5-Year Estimates): 30.6%
Size: 26.4 square miles
Government: Representative Town Meeting
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, two middle schools, and six elementary schools educating almost 6,300 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 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 the newly renovated 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. 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.