Town of


542 Liberty St. Hanson, MA 02341

Phone: 781-293-2131

Town Administrator:

Lisa Green

Select Board:

Laura FitzGerald-Kemmett
David George
Edwin Heal
Ann Rein
Joseph Weeks

Annual Town Meeting:

May 6, 2024
May, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

May 18, 2024
May, 3rd Saturday


Population Density709
Registered Voters8,012
Income Per Capita$42,195
EQV Per Capita$159,743
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate89.3%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$472,000
Median Gross Rent$1,784
Total Households4,079
Average Household Size2.59

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$14.18
Commercial Tax Rate$14.18
Average Tax Bill$6,461
Total Expenditures$28,822,401
Total Tax Levy$25,947,201
State Aid$1,686,775
Local Receipts$4,144,863
CPA Year Enacted2008
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Hanson

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Formerly the West Parish of Pembroke, Hanson is a pleasant and industrious farming and manufacturing town situated in the northern part of Plymouth County, about 25 miles southeast of Boston by the Old Colony Railroad.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1820
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area15.1 mi2
Public Roads66.2 mi
Regional Planning AgencyOld Colony Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

William Keating

Mass. Senate

Michael Brady

Mass. House

David Decoste

Income Per Capita

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