Hingham

  1. Hingham Legal Resources
  2. Hingham Statistics
  3. Hingham Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Hingham Employment Information
  5. Hingham Family Information
  6. Hingham Education Information
  7. Hingham Business Information
  8. Hingham Public Benefits Information
  9. Hingham Criminal Information
  10. Hingham Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Hingham Zip Codes


Hingham Legal Resources

Back to top

Massachusetts Constitution
Massachusetts Codes

Massachusetts State Resources
Massachusetts Website
Massachusetts Governor
Massachusetts Legislature
Massachusetts Courts
Massachusetts Government Resources

State Attorney General
Federal Courts
Massachusetts


Hingham Statistics

Back to top
  • Population (2000): 19,882
  • Land Area (2000): 58.199 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 6.655 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 339, 781
  • Alias(es) (2003): ACCORD, HINGHAM, SHARED FIRM ZIP CODE

Hingham Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 20,532 2002 Not Available 2005 21,139
2000 Not Available 2003 20,239 2006 21,636
2001 Not Available 2004 20,266 2007 22,059

Back to top
Houses (2000): 7,368

Hingham Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 18,978 95.45%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 904 4.55%

Hingham Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Hingham Employment Information

Back to top
Employment (2003): 20,466
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $884,222,000 / $204,300,000

Hingham Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 10,512 10,063 448 4.27% 43
1991 10,382 9,761 621 5.98% 60
1992 10,276 9,647 630 6.13% 61
1993 10,285 9,796 489 4.76% 48
1994 10,420 9,982 439 4.21% 42
1995 10,493 10,137 357 3.40% 34
1996 10,686 10,353 333 3.12% 31
1997 10,923 10,628 296 2.71% 27
1998 11,024 10,803 221 2.00% 20
1999 11,153 10,938 215 1.93% 19
2000 10,176 9,969 206 2.03% 20
2001 10,276 10,005 272 2.64% 26
2002 10,288 9,877 411 3.99% 40
2003 10,248 9,798 450 4.39% 44
2004 10,620 10,209 411 3.87% 39
2005 10,803 10,440 363 3.36% 34
2006 10,956 10,559 397 3.62% 36
2007 11,038 10,676 363 3.29% 33
2008 11,093 10,690 403 3.63% 36
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 11,050 10,662 388 3.51% 35
Feb 2008 11,008 10,639 369 3.35% 34
Mar 2008 11,046 10,680 366 3.31% 33
Apr 2008 11,009 10,702 307 2.79% 28
May 2008 10,968 10,574 394 3.59% 36
Jun 2008 11,220 10,736 484 4.31% 43
Jul 2008 11,256 10,827 429 3.81% 38
Aug 2008 11,222 10,797 425 3.79% 38
Sep 2008 11,056 10,590 466 4.21% 42
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Hingham Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 856 16.30%
2. Finance and Insurance 718 13.67%
3. Construction 610 11.61%
4. Health Care 329 6.26%
5. Educational Services 276 5.26%
6. Public Administration 212 4.04%
7. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 140 2.67%
8. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 136 2.59%
9. Accommodation and Food Services 131 2.49%
10. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 130 2.48%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 100 1.90%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 88 1.68%
13. Metal Manufactuing 82 1.56%
14. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 71 1.35%
15. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 70 1.33%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 67 1.28%
17. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 60 1.14%
18. Repair and Maintenance 59 1.12%
19. Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods, Wholesale 54 1.03%
20. Food and Beverage Stores 51 0.97%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 730 16.66%
2. Educational Services 726 16.57%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 577 13.17%
4. Finance and Insurance 476 10.86%
5. Public Administration 196 4.47%
6. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 156 3.56%
7. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 138 3.15%
8. Social Assistance 137 3.13%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 116 2.65%
10. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 92 2.10%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 90 2.05%
12. Accommodation and Food Services 82 1.87%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 70 1.60%
14. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 57 1.30%
15. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 46 1.05%
16. Construction 45 1.03%
17. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 42 0.96%
18. Info Services and Data Processing 40 0.91%
19. Department and Other General Stores 36 0.82%
20. Food and Beverage Stores 36 0.82%

Hingham Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 429 8.17%
2. Top Executives 390 7.43%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 283 5.39%
4. Other Management Occupations 280 5.33%
5. Engineers 207 3.94%
6. Business Operations Specialists 204 3.88%
7. Accountants and Auditors 198 3.77%
8. Lawyers 193 3.67%
9. Computer Specialists 159 3.03%
10. Financial Managers 145 2.76%
11. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 138 2.63%
12. Other Financial Specialists 133 2.53%
13. Other Health Occupations 125 2.38%
14. Other Installation / Maintenance 118 2.25%
15. Other Office and Admin Support 118 2.25%
16. Physicians and Surgeons 112 2.13%
17. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 100 1.90%
18. Carpenters 90 1.71%
19. Art and Design Workers 89 1.69%
20. Media and Communications Workers 86 1.64%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 374 8.53%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 285 6.50%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 272 6.21%
4. Registered Nurses 270 6.16%
5. Secretaries and Admins 229 5.23%
6. Other Management Occupations 213 4.86%
7. Business Operations Specialists 161 3.67%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 147 3.35%
9. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 134 3.06%
10. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 118 2.69%
11. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 98 2.24%
12. Accountants and Auditors 97 2.21%
13. Health Technologists and Technicians 91 2.08%
14. Customer Service Representatives 90 2.05%
15. Media and Communications Workers 88 2.01%
16. Other Financial Specialists 85 1.94%
17. Art and Design Workers 84 1.92%
18. Lawyers 84 1.92%
19. Financial Managers 77 1.76%
20. Operations Managers Non Finance 77 1.76%

Hingham Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 8,112 54.45%
15-35 hours 1,979 13.28%
1-14 hours 559 3.75%
No regular hours 4,249 28.52%

Hingham Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 72 0.80%
5 AM-5:29 AM 71 0.79%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 352 3.93%
6 AM-6:29 AM 843 9.42%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 990 11.06%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,648 18.41%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,602 17.90%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,325 14.80%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 693 7.74%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 612 6.84%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 153 1.71%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 88 0.98%
Noon-3:59 PM 319 3.56%
4 PM-11:59 PM 183 2.04%

Hingham Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 282 3.15%
5-9 856 9.56%
10-14 1,030 11.51%
15-19 768 8.58%
20-24 980 10.95%
25-29 370 4.13%
30-34 948 10.59%
35-39 223 2.49%
40-44 355 3.97%
45-59 1,263 14.11%
60-89 1,578 17.63%
At least 90 298 3.33%

Hingham Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 4,286 47.88%
30-44 132 1.47% 1,394 15.57%
45-59 360 4.02% 903 10.09%
At least 60 719 8.03% 1,157 12.93%

Hingham Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 321 3.39%
 Car / truck / van, solo 7,284 76.89%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 39 0.41%
 Public transportation 1,211 12.78%
 Walked 96 1.01%
 Worked at home 522 5.51%

Hingham Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Hingham Family Information

Back to top
Households (2000): 7,197 (19,560 people)
Families (2000): 5,493 (17,537 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,577
People at same address in 1995: 13,195

Hingham Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 217 3.02%
$10,000-$14,999 195 2.71%
$15,000-$19,999 266 3.70%
$20,000-$24,999 225 3.13%
$25,000-$29,999 214 2.97%
$30,000-$34,999 212 2.95%
$35,000-$39,999 190 2.64%
$40,000-$44,999 254 3.53%
$45,000-$49,999 248 3.45%
$50,000-$59,999 506 7.03%
$60,000-$74,999 736 10.23%
$75,000-$99,999 1,068 14.84%
$100,000-$124,999 809 11.24%
$125,000-$149,999 633 8.80%
$150,000-$199,999 542 7.53%
$200,000 or more 882 12.26%

Hingham Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,511 21.02%
 Family, 2 people 2,121 29.50%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 178 2.48%
 Family, 3 people 1,209 16.82%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 16 0.22%
 Family, 4 people 1,299 18.07%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 4 0.06%
 Family, 5 people 617 8.58%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 1 0.01%
 Family, 6 people 180 2.50%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 53 0.74%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Hingham Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 6,016 28.02%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,233 19.72%
Public Assistance 80 0.37%
Retirement 1,476 6.88%
Self Employment 1,121 5.22%
Social Security 2,029 9.45%
Supplemental Security 75 0.35%
Wage / Salary 5,768 26.87%
Other 670 3.12%

Hingham Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,381 49.60%
 With children under 18 2,419 50.40%

Hingham Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 308 4.37%
 Married 4,927 69.89%
 Never Married 1,583 22.45%
 Widowed 232 3.29%

Hingham Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 564 6.89%
 Married 5,180 63.24%
 Never Married 1,431 17.47%
 Widowed 1,016 12.40%

Hingham Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Hingham Education Information

Back to top

Hingham Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 144 1.00%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 605 4.20%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,412 16.75%
 Some college, no degree 2,354 16.35%
 Associate degree 925 6.42%
 Bachelors degree 4,837 33.59%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,122 21.68%

Hingham Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 180 0.91% 447 2.25% 627 3.15%
Kindergarten 247 1.24% 42 0.21% 289 1.45%
Grades 1-4 1,084 5.45% 209 1.05% 1,293 6.50%
Grades 5-8 1,136 5.71% 139 0.70% 1,275 6.41%
Grades 9-12 867 4.36% 249 1.25% 1,116 5.61%
Undergrad college 183 0.92% 288 1.45% 471 2.37%
Graduate or professional school 86 0.43% 133 0.67% 219 1.10%
Total 3,783 19.03% 1,507 7.58% 5,290 26.61%

Hingham Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Hingham Business Information

Back to top
Number of Businesses (2003): 1,568
Hingham Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Hingham Public Benefits Information

Back to top

Hingham Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 18,955 96.51%
 Below Poverty Level 685 3.49%

Hingham Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Hingham Criminal Information

Back to top

Hingham Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 1.948 0.000 0.000 0.000 1.948 0.000 3.361 10.812 0.828 15.001
2000 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2001 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2002 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2003 0.544 0.000 0.000 0.296 0.840 0.099 2.915 14.428 0.741 18.084
2004 0.592 0.000 0.099 0.000 0.691 0.049 3.109 15.050 0.839 18.997
2005 1.561 0.000 0.000 0.047 1.608 0.000 1.561 8.515 0.284 10.360
2006 0.878 0.046 0.000 0.139 1.063 0.046 2.126 13.080 0.693 15.899
2007 0.635 0.045 0.000 0.045 0.725 0.045 3.037 11.243 0.408 14.688

Hingham Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 9 44
2005 9 45
2006 10 47
2007 9 44

Hingham Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 348

Hingham Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Hingham Immigration & Civil Rights Information

Back to top

Hingham Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,059 15.39%
10-19 Years 2,781 13.99%
20-29 Years 1,156 5.81%
30-39 Years 2,774 13.95%
40-49 Years 3,423 17.22%
50-59 Years 2,989 15.03%
60-69 Years 1,618 8.14%
70-79 Years 1,254 6.31%
80-89 Years 672 3.38%
90+ Years 156 0.78%

Hingham Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 9,392 47.24%
 Female 10,490 52.76%

Hingham Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 19,274 96.94%
 Multiracial 177 0.89%
 Asian 175 0.88%
 Hispanic/Latino 149 0.75%
 African-American 79 0.40%
 Other Race 21 0.11%
 Amerindian 5 0.03%
 Pacific Islander 2 0.01%

Hingham Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 7,406 31.09%
2. English 3,523 14.79%
3. Italian 3,348 14.06%
4. German 1,540 6.47%
5. United States Or American 1,486 6.24%
6. Scottish 816 3.43%
7. French Non-Basque 731 3.07%
8. Swedish 691 2.90%
9. Polish 573 2.41%
10. Scotch Irish 558 2.34%

Hingham Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 17,512 95.23%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 211 1.15%
3. French 150 0.82%
4. Italian 122 0.66%
5. Greek 61 0.33%
6. German 52 0.28%
7. Other Slavic 44 0.24%
8. Arabic 35 0.19%
9. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 34 0.18%
10. Japanese 29 0.16%

Hingham Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 19,101 96.07%
 Naturalized immigrant 453 2.28%
 Not a citizen 328 1.65%

Hingham Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Hingham Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Hingham Zip Codes

Back to top

Alphabetical | By Population

02043 02044