Abington

 

Town of Abington

Abington Town SealFounded in 1712, the Town of Abington is a rural community of 10.17 square miles. The town is located
just 30 minutes south of Boston and has experienced substantial growth over the past several decades.

Once noted for manufacturing and agriculture, the town has retained its rural atmosphere. However, in recent years the town has given way to an increase in both small- and medium- sized businesses.

 

Ames Nowell State Park

 

Statistics

Town Clerk: (781) 982-2112

Website: www.abingtonma.gov

Commonwealth Communities (Mass.Gov):Abington

2011 Tax Rates:
Residential 16.55
Commercial 16.55

Median Housing Price: $339,327

Median Family Income: $72,156

2013 Population: 15,985

Public Schools:
School Superintendent – (781) 982-2150
Total Enrollment – 2,026
Per Pupil Expenditure – $11,480

SAT Scores:
Reading – 489
Math – 508
Writing- 478

Plans of High School Graduates:
4-Year College – 57%
2-Year College – 31%