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Halifax MA Business and Community Guide

Incorporated in 1734, Halifax was origionally known by the Native American name “Monponsett,” which means “near the deep pond.” It is situated on 16.6 square miles about 40 minutes south of Boston. Now largely residential, agriculture and lumbering were once the basis of the town’s economy. Today, over 7,000 people call this pastorial community their home.

Town Clerk

Website

Tax Rates

Residential: 17.39%
Commercial: 17.39%

Median Housing Price

$299,300

Median Family Income

$92,774

Population

7,896

SAT® Scores:

Reading: 567
Math:
576

High School Plans

4-Year College: 74%

Public School Info

Superintendent: 
(781) 585-4313
Total Enrollment: 608
Per Pupil Expenditure:
$15,061

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