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Population (year 2000): 9,495. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,926 (+4.5% change)
Males: 4,680 (49.3%), Females: 4,815 (50.7%)

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $62,687 (year 2000)
Median house value: $188,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Hanson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (37.7%), Italian (15.8%), English (15.0%), French (6.3%), German (6.1%), United States (5.5%).

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Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Hanson,

For population 25 years and over in Hanson

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hanson town

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

2.6% Foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (11.6 miles Weymouth, pop. 53,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (24.0 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (230.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Hanson, MA (2.8 miles Pembroke, MA (4.1 miles Hanover, MA (5.3 miles Halifax, Pembroke, MA North (5.4 miles MA (6.0 miles Whitman, MA (6.3 miles Rockland, MA (7.6 miles Norwell,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 22 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $167,900

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 70.85 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.9%), Retail trade (14.1%).


 

Crime in Hanson by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 10.5 0.0
Rapes 1 0 2 6
    per 100,000 10.5 0.0 21.1 63.2
Robberies 0 3 4 1
    per 100,000 0.0 31.6 42.1 10.5
Assaults 35 N/A N/A N/A
    per 100,000 368.6 N/A N/A N/A
Burglaries 33 26 26 27
    per 100,000 347.6 273.8 273.8 284.4
Thefts 88 66 80 61
    per 100,000 926.8 695.1 842.5 642.4
Auto thefts 15 11 7 9
    per 100,000 158.0 115.9 73.7 94.8
152.0 N/A N/A N/A


Average climate in Hanson, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hanson-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Hanson 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 48.7 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.


Hospitals/medical centers near Hanson:
  • SOUTH SHORE HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; SOUTH WEYMOUTH, MA)
  • BROCKTON HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; BROCKTON, MA)
  • CARITAS GOOD SAMARITAN MED CTR (about 13 miles; BROCKTON, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hanson:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 22 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 41 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 46 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hanson:
  • CRANLAND (about 4 miles; HANSON, MA; ID: 28M)
  • MONPONSETT POND (about 5 miles; HALIFAX, MA; ID: MA6)
  • MARSHFIELD MUNICIPAL - GEORGE HARLOW FIELD (about 13 miles; MARSHFIELD, MA; ID: 3B2)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanson:
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,843)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 17 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 19 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 23 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 9,248)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 25 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,697)
Public primary/middle schools in Hanson:
  • MAQUAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 522; Location: 38 SCHOOL STREET; Grades: PK - 02)
  • HANSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 111 LIBERTY STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • INDIAN HEAD (Students: 466; Location: INDIAN HEAD STREET; Grades: 03 - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Hanson:
  • CALVARY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: ROUTE 58 P O BOX 510; Grades: PK - 4)
Library in Hanson:
  • HANSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $274,488; Location: 132 MAQUAN ST.; 41,937 books; 668 audio materials; 1,057 video materials; 85 serial subscriptions)

Lakes and reservoirs: Indian Head Pond (A), Maquan Pond (B), Wampatuck Pond (C).

Parks in Hanson include: Rainbow Camp (1), Camp Heritage (2), Camp Kiwanee (3).


Hanson compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanson:
  • 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)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanson:
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hanson:
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)

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