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Hingham
Hingham
Massachusetts
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Hingham is a town in metropolitan Greater Boston on the South Shore of the U.S. state of Massachusetts in northern Plymouth County. At the 2010 census, the population was 22,157. Hingham is known for its colonial history and location on Boston Harbor. The town was named after Hingham, Norfolk, England, and was first settled by English colonists in 1633.

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Excellent community! Ocean views, Events, restaurants! Cozy quaint town!
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people are very welcoming here. Accept everyone always a smile on everyone face when you meet.
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Hingham has many amenities for all ages; a senior center, day and overnight trips for all ages,state park, town harbor, many retail shops, coffee shops and movie theatres.
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it is a close knit community and neighbors look out for each other. There are many community sponsored events and family events that are fun for people of all ages
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it is a close knit community and neighbors look out for each other. There are many community sponsored events and family events that are fun for people of all ages

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How did Massachusetts earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Massachusetts has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Massachusetts does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Massachusetts has an effective property tax rate of 1.21%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Massachusetts earned its state tax grade of C.

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