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

 

2019 Statistics

Town Clerk: (781) 293-7970

Website: www.town.halifax.ma.us

Tax Rates:
Residential 17.47
Commercial 17.47

Median Housing Price: $281,500

Median Family Income: $77,993

Population: 7,855

Public Schools:
 Superintendent – (781) 585- 4313
Total Enrollment – 597
Per Pupil Expenditure – $13,967

SAT Scores:
Reading – 580
Math – 582

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