Hingham, Massachusetts Population 2020

6,290

Hingham is a city located in Massachusetts. Hingham has a 2020 population of 6,290. Hingham is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,650 in 2010. Hingham reached it's highest population of 6,290 in 2018.

The average household income in Hingham is $246,885 with a poverty rate of 2.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,130 per month, and the median house value is $870,700. The median age in Hingham is 43.2 years, 42.3 years for males, and 43.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males.

Hingham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hingham was:

  • White: 99.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Hingham, Massachusetts is 6,290, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,290.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,650.

Hingham, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,27699.78%
Black or African American110.17%
Asian30.05%

Hingham Population Pyramid 2020

Hingham Median Age

43.2


Total

42.3


Male

43.6


Female

Hingham Adults

There are 4,451 adults, (845 of whom are seniors) in Hingham.

Hingham Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Hingham Sex Ratio

Female

3,350

53.26%

Male

2,940

46.74%

Hingham Households and Families

Hingham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hingham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93%7%
All85.7%14.3%
Female67.7%32.3%
Non Family64.4%35.6%

85.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0873.0185.7
Married1,5173.5993
Non Family4521.164.4
Female992.8767.7
Male192.26100

3.49

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

1.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hingham Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade320.82%
9th to 12th Grade360.92%
High School Graduate3288.36%
Some College41810.65%
Associates Degree1754.46%
Bachelors Degree1,58040.25%
Graduate Degree1,35634.55%

Hingham Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,8993,8312,924
Hispanic121212
Black1111
Asian33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$78,125$146,447$45,226
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$36,500$51,563$35,667
Some College$41,319$54,958$
Bachelors Degree$91,029$159,292$41,771
Graduate Degree$127,125$185,600$78,828

$78,125

Average Earnings

$146,447

Average Male

$45,226

Average Female

Hingham Language

Hingham Language by Age

Hingham Language

94.18% of Hingham residents speak only English, while 5.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Hingham Poverty

Hingham Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,2261171.88%
Hispanic473574.47%
Black1111100.00%
Asian33100.00%

2.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.01%

Male Poverty Rate

3.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hingham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hingham is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hingham is White, with 1.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.71%
High School8.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%
Some College1.69%
Name Poverty
Female Employed4.63%
Male Employed1.59%
Male Unemployed1.03%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Hingham Income

Hingham Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$155,662$246,885
Families$200,750$302,147
Married Families$219,931-
Non Families$41,750$46,269

Hingham Marital Status

Hingham Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hingham Married by Age and Sex

Hingham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hingham Marital Status by Race

Hingham Veterans

245

Number of Veterans

245

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War86
Vietnam82
Korea38
Second Gulf War35
World War II8
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5493
65 to 7480
75+46
18 to 3419
55 to 647
Name Veterans % of Total
White2435.48%
Black218.18%

$Hingham Veterans by Education

4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hingham Employment Status

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hingham Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.30%

Born in Massachusetts

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

2.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.58% of Hingham residents were born in the United States, with 69.30% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,2900.00%
20196,2900.00%
20186,2903365.64%
20175,9541773.06%
20165,7773616.67%
20155,4162174.17%
20145,199-205-3.79%
20135,404-23-0.42%
20125,427-429-7.33%
20115,8562063.65%
20105,6500.00%