Halifax

 

Town of Halifax

Incorporated in 1734, Halifax was origionally known by the Native American name “Monponsett,” which means “near the deep pond.” It is situated on 16.6 square miles about 40 minutes south of Boston.

Now largely residential, agriculture and lumbering were once the basis of the town’s economy. Today, over 7,000 people call this pastorial community their home.

Halifax, MA

 

2017 Statistics

Town Clerk: (781) 293-7970

Website: www.town.halifax.ma.us

Commonwealth Communities (Mass.Gov): Halifax

Tax Rates:
Residential 18.53
Commercial 18.53

Median Housing Price: $314,800

Median Family Income: $82,554

Population: 8,044

Public Schools:
School Superintendent – (781) 585- 4313
Total Enrollment – 592
Per Pupil Expenditure 2011 – $13,382

SAT Scores:
Reading: 513
Writing: – 501
Math: – 533

Plans of High School Graduates:
4-Year College -64%