Town of


550 Hanover St. Hanover, MA 02339

Phone: 781-826-5000

Town Manager:

Joseph Colangelo

Select Board:

David Delaney
Steven Louko
Rhonda Nyman
Vanessa O'Connor
John Tuzik

Annual Town Meeting:

May 1, 2023
May, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

May 13, 2023
May, 12 days after 1st Monday


Population Density950
Registered Voters11,395
Income Per Capita$57,309
EQV Per Capita$207,226
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$15.25
Commercial Tax Rate$15.95
Average Tax Bill$9,046
Total Expenditures$64,074,716
Total Tax Levy$49,021,701
State Aid$9,735,573
Local Receipts$4,827,321
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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