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Hingham is a town in Plymouth County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after town in England
The latitude of Hingham is 42.241N. The longitude is -70.89W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 19,882.
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6% of Hingham residents report German ancestry, and 30% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hingham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hingham was $41,703, compared with $21,587 nationally.
58% of Hingham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Hingham include Lincoln Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hingham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $717. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,857.
Libraries in Hingham include Hingham Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hingham include Hingham Journal
Hingham restaurants taking online reservations include Tosca ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Hingham workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hingham between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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