Town of Hanson

Hanson SealIncorporated in 1820, Hanson’s economy was dominated bylumbering, making shingles, and the cranberry industry.

Hanson is a small residential community with manylakes, ponds, and New England style homes. It is located on 15.68 square miles only 10 minutes from Route 3, which makes a convenient commute to Boston. Residents in this quiet and peaceful town can enjoy several outdoor activities at Camp Kiwanee and area ponds.


Wampatuck Pond in Hanson


Town Clerk: (781) 293-2772

Website: www.hanson-ma.gov

Commonwealth Communities (Mass.Gov):Hanson

Tax Rates:
Residential 14.32
Commercial 14.32

Median Housing Price: $335,438

Median Family Income: $84,500

Population: 10,209

Public Schools:
School Superintendent – (781) 618-7411
Total Enrollment – 4,320
Per Pupil Expenditure – $10,527

SAT Scores:
Verbal – 490
Math – 524
Part. Rate – 72%

Plans of High School Graduates:
4-Year College – 58%
2-Year College – 27%