Town of Hanson

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

Hanson is a small residential community with many lakes, 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

2019 Statistics

Town Clerk: (781) 293-2772

Website: www.hanson-ma.gov

Tax Rates:
Residential 15.53
Commercial 15.53

Median Housing Price: $344,300

Median Family Income: $96,389

Population: 10,777

Public Schools:
Superintendent – (781) 618-7411
Total Enrollment – 4,000
(with Whitman)
Per Pupil Expenditure – $12,813

SAT Scores:
Reading – 548
Math – 532

Plans of High School Graduates:
4-Year College – 56%