Town of


41 Highland Ave. Cohasset, MA 02025
Phone: 781-383-4100

Town Manager:

Christopher Senior

Select Board:

Jonathan Creighton
Jean Healey Dippold
Paul Grady
Ellen Maher
Chris Plecs

Annual Town Meeting:

June 3, 2024
March, April or May, determined by Board of Selectmen before Dec. 31

Municipal Election:

June 8, 2024
takes place within 35 days of opening of TM


Population Density855
Registered Voters6,300
Income Per Capita$147,522
EQV Per Capita$423,630
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate80.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$875,000
Median Gross Rent$1,250
Total Households3,146
Average Household Size2.61

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$11.80
Commercial Tax Rate$11.80
Average Tax Bill$14,380
Total Expenditures$48,822,461
Total Tax Levy$44,085,906
State Aid$3,658,152
Local Receipts$4,030,046
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Cohasset

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Cohasset possess a quiet dignity and beauty unsurpassed in Massachusetts, with the central feature of town life being the old common, which is more than a quarter mile in length and well-shaded by elm trees.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1775
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area9.8 mi2
Public Roads50 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

William Keating

Mass. Senate

Patrick Michael O'Connor

Mass. House

Joan Meschino

Income Per Capita

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