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

 

2020 Statistics

Town Clerk: (781) 293-7970

Website: www.halifax-ma.org

Tax Rates:
Residential 17.47
Commercial 17.47

Median Housing Price: $365,992

Median Family Income: $77,993

Population: 7,739

Public Schools:
 Superintendent – (781) 585- 4313
Total Enrollment – 608
Per Pupil Expenditure – $15,061

SAT Scores:
Reading – 567
Math – 576

Plans of High School Graduates:
4-Year College – 74%