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Picturesque beach views with an enticing suburban feel
One of the most desirable locations in Massachusetts, Hingham is the ideal oceanside town. Its picturesque downtown and stunning views of the South Shore make it irresistible to many homebuyers. Hingham is unique in its position as a beautiful, scenic location while offering a true suburban feel, given its closeness to Boston.
The most desirable homes in Hingham are located along the coast. However, any home in the seaside town is a lucky destination. Luxurious Georgian Revival homes, marked by brick stone and simple features, are scattered throughout Hingham. Breathtaking bungalows with sloping roofs and beautiful verandas reflect the laid-back, oceanic style that Hingham stresses. In addition, Colonial homes are a favorite among many New Englanders, with Hingham as no exception. 
Hingham is full of lively restaurants and shops that counter the relaxing, peaceful beaches on the coastline. It is the gem of the South Shore and is well-known for its impressive education system and youth sports. 

What to Love

  • Biking and running trails
  • Quick transportation to Boston by car, train, or ferry
  • Boating and sailing ventures
  • Contemporary boutiques and dining options

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Hingham love the area’s relaxing, quaint lifestyle by the beach. Community members enjoy participating in town events and celebrations throughout the year, allowing Hingham to convey small-town energy with luxurious mansions and estates.
Locals enjoy traveling to Boston for a quick day or a night on the town but also have the privilege of exploring the upscale shops and restaurants in the Hingham area. Hingham offers both Hingham Commuter Ferry and Hingham Commuter Train options to Boston with a 35 minute trip to the financial district. Residents of Hingham love to take advantage of their location by the ocean by sailing, boating, and even surfing in their free time. 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

If you are in the mood for shopping, the Derby Street Shops are the perfect destination for accessing upscale, high-end shops as well as exquisite dining options. It also features open spaces for events for the community. It is an outdoor mall that is an excellent day activity during warm weather. Located in the Hingham Shipyard, Alma Nove is a Walhberg-owned Italian and Mediterranean-inspired restaurant that offers fine dining experiences and incredible views of the Hingham Harbor. 
Tosca is one of the most popular restaurants in Hingham. It is located on historic Hingham Harbor and offers creative regional Italian cuisine focusing on fresh New England flavors and local, seasonal ingredients. Square Cafe is another excellent option for a cozy bistro experience with French-inspired cuisine. 

Things to Do

If you are interested in joining an exclusive country club, Hingham has some incredible options. South Shore Country Club is an elite club that offers a stunning golf course, golf lessons, and a golf simulator to practice swings. It also features a fun bowling alley for members to enjoy. The Black Rock Country Club is another luxurious club that offers golf, various aquatic sports, fitness centers, and tennis courts. It is also a popular location for weddings and other important events.
World’s End is a large park extending into Hingham Harbor. It offers stunning ocean and Boston skyline views and is mainly utilized for walking and running trails for residents throughout the Boston area.. The Bathing Beach is a well-loved spot for stretching out in the sun and swimming in the Atlantic.
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Overview for HINGHAM, MA

5,557 people live in HINGHAM, where the median age is 43.3 and the average individual income is $111,559. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for HINGHAM, MA

HINGHAM has 1,993 households, with an average household size of 2.78. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in HINGHAM do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,557 people call HINGHAM home. The population density is 1,793.86 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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