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

 

2018 Statistics

Town Clerk: (781) 293-7970

Website: www.town.halifax.ma.us

Commonwealth Communities (Mass.Gov): Halifax

Tax Rates:
Residential 17.65
Commercial 17.65

Median Housing Price: $332,600

Median Family Income: $94,967

Population: 8,044

Public Schools:
School Superintendent – (781) 585- 4313
Total Enrollment – 592
Per Pupil Expenditure – $15,075

SAT Scores:
Reading – 549
Math – 532

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