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Population (year 2000): 7,261. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,222 (-0.5% change)
Males: 3,500 (48.2%), Females: 3,761 (51.8%)

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $84,156 (year 2000)
Median house value: $389,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Cohasset:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (40.4%), English (22.3%), Italian (13.0%), German (7.7%), United States (6.2%), Scottish (4.3%).

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Cohasset,

For population 25 years and over in Cohasset

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cohasset town

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

4.6% Foreign born (2.9% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.5% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (10.0 miles Weymouth, pop. 53,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (20.3 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (238.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Scituate, MA North (3.3 miles MA (5.6 miles Norwell, MA Hingham, (5.7 miles MA Hull, (5.9 miles MA (6.0 miles Scituate, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 15 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $242,800
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $312,900
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $320,200
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $314,900
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $374,100
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $507,500
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $572,700

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 70.80 W

Area codes: 781, 339

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (16.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (16.7%), Retail trade (12.8%).


 

Crime in Cohasset by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 1 1 0 0
    per 100,000 13.8 13.8 0.0 0.0
Assaults 7 13 15 6
    per 100,000 96.4 179.0 206.6 82.6
Burglaries 21 21 21 41
    per 100,000 289.2 289.2 289.2 564.7
Thefts 49 48 54 80
    per 100,000 674.8 661.1 743.7 1101.8
Auto thefts 7 5 3 8
    per 100,000 96.4 68.9 41.3 110.2
78.4 92.1 94.6 108.9


Average climate in Cohasset, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cohasset-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the Cohasset city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.3 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Cohasset:
  • SOUTH SHORE HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; SOUTH WEYMOUTH, MA)
  • QUINCY MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; QUINCY, MA)
  • QUINCY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 14 miles; QUINCY, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cohasset:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 16 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 37 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • BARNSTABLE MUNI-BOARDMAN/POLANDO FIELD (about 55 miles; HYANNIS, MA; ID: HYA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cohasset:
  • MARSHFIELD MUNICIPAL - GEORGE HARLOW FIELD (about 15 miles; MARSHFIELD, MA; ID: 3B2)
  • CRANLAND (about 16 miles; HANSON, MA; ID: 28M)
  • MONPONSETT POND (about 17 miles; HALIFAX, MA; ID: MA6)

Amtrak stations near Cohasset:
  • 19 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.
  • 20 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cohasset:
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; QUINCY, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,528)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 19 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 9,248)
  • SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • SALEM STATE COLLEGE (about 21 miles; SALEM, MA; FT enrollment: 5,917)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 21 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,697)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 21 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
Public high school in Cohasset:
  • COHASSET MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 595; Location: 143 POND STREET; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cohasset:
  • JOSEPH OSGOOD (Students: 463; Location: 210 SOHIER RD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • DEER HILL (Students: 386; Location: 206 SOHIER RD; Grades: 04 - 06)
Library in Cohasset:
  • PAUL PRATT MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $355,584; Location: 106 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 53,177 books; 1,059 audio materials; 451 video materials; 156 serial subscriptions)

Cohasset compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Cohasset:
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cohasset:
  • 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.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cohasset:
  • 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)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, 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.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)

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