Town of


210 Central St. Hingham, MA 02043

Phone: 781-741-1400

Town Administrator:

Thomas Mayo

Select Board:

Joseph Fisher
Liz Klein
William Ramsey

Annual Town Meeting:

April 22, 2024
April, 4th Monday

Municipal Election:

April 27, 2024
Saturday following 4th Monday in April


Population Density1,095
Registered Voters19,275
Income Per Capita$140,318
EQV Per Capita$356,733
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate81.9%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$978,800
Median Gross Rent$2,046
Total Households9,230
Average Household Size2.58

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$10
Commercial Tax Rate$10
Average Tax Bill$11,177
Total Expenditures$113,535,634
Total Tax Levy$95,707,587
State Aid$10,475,993
Local Receipts$14,623,730
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Hingham

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Founded in 1635, Hingham is a vibrant and historic seaside community located 15 miles south of Boston. Hingham’s downtown is home to a distinctive mix of unique shops, small businesses, historic homes and inviting restaurants.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1635
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area22.2 mi2
Public Roads131.9 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Stephen Lynch

Mass. Senate

Patrick Michael O'Connor

Mass. House

Joan Meschino

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