Town of


550 Hanover St. Hanover, MA 02339

Phone: 781-826-5000

Town Manager:

Joseph Colangelo

Select Board:

Steven Louko
Rhonda Nyman
Vanessa O'Connor
Greg Satterwhite
John Tuzik

Annual Town Meeting:

May 6, 2024
May, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

May 18, 2024
May, 12 days after 1st Monday


Population Density953
Registered Voters11,291
Income Per Capita$63,650
EQV Per Capita$224,181
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate90.5%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$575,500
Median Gross Rent$1,228
Total Households4,744
Average Household Size3.08

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$13.49
Commercial Tax Rate$13.49
Average Tax Bill$9,156
Total Expenditures$66,222,344
Total Tax Levy$50,707,606
State Aid$9,997,579
Local Receipts$4,797,552
CPA Year Enacted2004
CPA Surcharge3.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Hanover

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Located on the South Shore between Boston and Cape Cod, Hanover is a welcoming community with quiet country roads and a vibrant commercial corridor. Hanover’s many dining, entertainment, and retail options offer something for everyone.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1727
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area15.6 mi2
Public Roads96.8 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council and Old Colony Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

William Keating

Mass. Senate

John Keenan

Mass. House

David Decoste

Income Per Capita

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