PEPPERELL — The town’s tax rate for fiscal year 2016 will be $16.53, up from $15.95, according to Assistant Assessor Maureen Bolger.

The average value of a single-family home for fiscal year 2016 is $280,576 with an average tax bill of $4,637.77. The average home in fiscal year 2015, valued at $278,576 had a tax bill of $4,443.29.