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Population in 2010: 5,650. Population change since 2000: +5.6%
Males: 2,675  (47.4%)
Females: 2,975  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  41.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02043.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $102,364 (it was $86,574 in 2000)
Hingham:

$102,364
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $63,788

Hingham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $651,114 (it was $347,600 in 2000)
Hingham:

$651,114
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $809,344; Detached houses: $815,430; Townhouses or other attached units: $326,622; In 2-unit structures: $552,745

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,155.

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  • White alone - 5,430 (96.1%)
  • Two or more races - 70 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 57 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 55 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 15 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hingham: 137.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (31.2%), English (16.5%), Italian (10.3%), German (7.4%), United States (6.2%), Scottish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1635

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 3.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,810 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hingham:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hingham CDP:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

299 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 1.1% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This place:  5.5%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,033 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,586 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth Town, MA (3.7 miles , pop. 53,743).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (11.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (189.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Hull, MA (1.9 miles ), Weymouth Town, MA (1.9 miles ), Weymouth, MA (1.9 miles ), Cohasset, MA (2.0 miles ), Braintree, MA (2.5 miles ), Quincy, MA (2.5 miles ), Braintree Town, MA (2.5 miles ), North Scituate, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $246,400
  • 2000: 54 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $436,200
  • 2002: 39 buildings, average cost: $323,400
  • 2003: 64 buildings, average cost: $324,700
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $292,400
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $355,100
  • 2006: 34 buildings, average cost: $314,000
  • 2007: 74 buildings, average cost: $357,000
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $436,600
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $478,500
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $384,900
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $311,600
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $319,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 70.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,070 (+19.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 421 (16.2%)

Area codes: 781, 339

Hingham household income distribution Hingham home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 53 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Hingham, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Lawyers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Lawyers (4%)

Work and jobs in Hingham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hingham, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Hingham-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the Hingham place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hingham-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from Hingham center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 57.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from Hingham center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hingham topographic map

Birthplace of: Josiah Leavitt - Physician, Brian Boyle - Ice hockey player, Harold Hackett - Tennis player, James Hall (paleontologist) - Geologist, Judson Pratt - Film actor, Levi Lincoln, Sr. - Revolutionary and statesman, Thomas Leavitt (inventor) - Inventor, Tony Amonte - NHL player (Calgary Flames, born: Aug 2, 1970), Anne Mitchell - Educator, Clement Lincoln Bouvé - Lawyer.

Main business address for: TALBOTS INC (RETAIL-WOMEN'S CLOTHING STORES), OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & REHABILITATION INC (SERVICES-HEALTH SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Hingham:

  • HINGHAM VN COMM SERV INC (Home Health Center, 10 DOWNER AVE, P O BOX 254)
  • MANAGED HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS (Home Health Center, 99 DERBY STREET, SUITE 300)
  • HARBOR HOUSE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 11 CONDITO ROAD)
  • QUEEN ANNE N H (Nursing Home, 50 RECREATION PARK DR)
  • QUEEN ANNE NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 50 RECREATION PARK DRIVE)
  • RENAISSANCE GARDENS AT LINDEN PONDS (Nursing Home, 400 LINDEN PONDS WAY)

Political contributions by individuals in Hingham, MA

Amtrak stations near Hingham:

  • 12 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hingham:

  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 10 miles; Boston, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,906)
  • Curry College (about 12 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Emerson College (about 13 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 13 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Suffolk University (about 13 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,901)
  • Northeastern University (about 13 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 20,344)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 13 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,393)

Public high school in Hingham:

Private high school in Hingham:

  • NOTRE DAME ACADEMY SCHOOL (Students: 565; Location: 1073 MAIN ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hingham:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hingham:

  • DERBY ACADEMY (Students: 336; Location: 56 BURDITT AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 18 FEARING RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OLD COLONY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 20 DERBY ST; Grades: PK - 3)
  • SOUTH SHORE CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC PRESCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 1 CONSERVATORY DR; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Hingham:

  • HINGHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,572,692; Location: 66 LEAVITT ST.; 137,570 books; 12,713 audio materials; 9,360 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 309 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hingham: South Shore Country Club (A), Talbot Field (B), Hingham Fire Department Station 2 (C), Hingham Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D), Derby Academy Library (E), Hingham Public Library (F), Old Ship Meetinghouse (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hingham include: New North Church (A), Hingham Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Pauls Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and swamps: Broad Cove (A), Home Meadows (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tower Brook (A), Accord Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hingham: Lincoln Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Hingham Historical Society - Old Derby Academy Rentals- Headquarters (Historical Places & Services; 34 Main Street), Hingham Historical Society - Old Ordinary Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 21 Lincoln Street).

Courts: Hingham District Court (28 George Washington Boulevard), Hingham Juvenile Court (28 George Washington Boulevard).

 
Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.9. This is about average.
City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hingham and their reported violations in the past:

AQUARION WATER COMPANY: MILLBURY (Population served: 9655, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 58 regular monitoring violations
AQUARION WATER COMPANY: OXFORD (Population served: 7355, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NORTHBROOK COUNTRY ESTATES (Address: 42 OLD COUNTY RD , Serves VT, Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1998)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hingham that have no violations reported:

  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPRING WATER CO-FRONT ST (Serves RI, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPRING WATER COMPANY (Serves RI, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPRING WATER CO-ARMISTICE (Serves RI, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.7%
(1.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 85.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.6%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hingham, MA

5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Hingham compared to Massachusetts state average:

Hingham, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Hingham (2011 data):

  • Hingham Institution for Savings: Linden Ponds Branch, Drive-In Branch, Hingham Institution For Savings. Info updated 2006/12/01: Bank assets: $1,127.3 mil, Deposits: $790.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Hingham Branch at 11 Fearing Road, branch established on 1966/08/11; Hingham Stop & Shop Branch at 400 Lincoln Street/Lincoln Plaza, branch established on 2001/12/12. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hingham - Lincoln Street Branch at 95 Sgt William B Terry Drive, branch established on 2008/03/31; Hingham Branch at 1-3 Whiting Street, branch established on 1986/12/29. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Boston Private Bank & Trust Company: Hingham Branch at 7 Central Street, branch established on 2006/06/26. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $5,848.9 mil, Deposits: $4,643.9 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Hingham 421 Lincoln Branch at 421 Lincoln Street, branch established on 2010/11/20. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Rockland Trust Company: Hingham Branch at 100 Sgt. William B. Terry Drive, branch established on 1971/09/13. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • Scituate Federal Savings Bank: Hingham Branch at One Derby Street, branch established on 2006/07/29. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $261.5 mil, Deposits: $218.7 mil, headquarters in Scituate, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Hingham Harbor Branch at 9 Summer Street, branch established on 1985/10/09. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Citibank, National Association: Hingham North Financial Center at 184 Lincoln Street, branch established on 2007/08/10. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hingham travel time to work - commute


Hingham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hingham CDP (based on Plymouth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.75%
Here57.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents75.1%8.6%3.5%2.5%1.8%
Congregations17.5%3.5%10.9%6.6%10.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.0%1.0%0.8%0.7%4.9%
Congregations7.0%2.6%6.1%3.9%31.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 85
Plymouth County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
Plymouth County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Plymouth County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

16.5%

5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.57% ($60,184 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.84% ($49,926)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.72% ($62,461)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.28% ($54,265 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  1.01% ($42,010)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,190)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hingham:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJDA (1300 AM; 1 kW; QUINCY, MA)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hingham:

  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hingham:

  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hingham, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 88
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 34
  • Fatalities: 100
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 240
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Hingham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here




Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$361,37033$484,421189$369,6469$282,8804$218,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$462,2379$463,1041$303,7500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$914,39530$437,1832$636,8101$212,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$514,05322$342,6800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$305,5105$417,5221$422,3300$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5011.01 , 5011.02, 5012.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$431,7202$260,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$378,7901$297,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$363,9951$213,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$339,3100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5011.01 , 5011.02, 5012.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Hingham


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hingham, MA

Most common first names in Hingham, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John49273.6 years
Mary42082.5 years
William27076.2 years
Margaret24280.5 years
Robert22672.5 years
Helen19481.6 years
Joseph19075.8 years
James18674.3 years
George18278.0 years
Dorothy17479.3 years
Most common last names in Hingham, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7879.0 years
Murphy6075.0 years
Obrien5276.0 years
Sullivan5080.7 years
White3881.0 years
Higgins3883.3 years
Anderson3883.1 years
Kelley3677.1 years
Lincoln3680.6 years
Wilson3677.0 years
Businesses in Hingham, MA
NameCountNameCount
American Eagle Outfitters1Gymboree1
Ann Taylor2J. Jill1
Apple Store1J.Crew2
Banana Republic1JoS. A. Bank1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Kohl's1
CVS2Marshalls1
Chico's1New Balance6
Chipotle1Nike2
Cold Stone Creamery1Old Navy1
Coldwater Creek1Panera Bread2
Crate & Barrel1Penske1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts2SAS Shoes1
Express1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx4Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Talbots3
GNC2U-Haul1
GameStop1UPS5
Gap1Victoria's Secret1
Goodwill2Whole Foods Market1

Hingham on our top lists:

  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #43 (02043) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Andrew W. Marsden (21)
  • Justin A. Aborn (16)
  • Richard M. Beane (13)
  • Leigh Zawel (13)
  • Kevin D. Shatzkamer (11)
  • Michael Ragusa (11)
  • Amanda E. Sutton (11)
  • John Maxwell (10)
  • Thomas D. Kelley (9)
  • Benjamin M. Gordan (8)

Total of 331 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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