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 / 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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