Cohasset, MA

Cohasset, Massachusetts is a New England town in Norfolk County with an estimated population of 8,500. The town is known for beautiful beaches, a quaint downtown with shops and restaurants, its protected harbor, and stunning views of the coast. Cohasset has a lot to offer both visitors and year-round residents. Highlights of Cohasset include a weekly Farmers Market, boating, beaches, Wompatuck State Park reservation, and the popular performance center South Shore Music Circus.  

Geographically, Cohasset is 31.4 square miles with 9.8 square miles of land; 21.7 square miles of water. The town is bordered on the north and northeast by Massachusetts Bay. A large portion of the southwestern part of town is bordered by Wompatuck State Park. 

Town Stats

2020 Tax Rate: $13.04

Medium Income: $117,670

Government: Open town meeting and five-member board of selectmen

2019 
Sales

122

2020
Sales

149

Overall
% Change 

22.13%

2019
Sales Price

$1,124,397 

2020
Sales Price

$1,390,912 

Overall
% Change

23.7%

2019
DOM

100

2020
DOM

76

Overall
% Change

24%

 

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Leisure

Beaches: Sandy Beach, Black Rock Beach, Bassings Beach

Yacht Clubs and Boating: Cohasset Yacht Club, Cohasset Sailing Club, public boat launch in Cohasset Harbor

Schools

Approximately 1500 students with a teacher ratio of 14:1

Elementary: Osgood: serves pre-k through second grade

Deer Hill Elementary School: serves grades 3-5

Cohasset High School: Combined Middle/High School

Athletic Team: Skippers

Students may also attend South Shore Vocational Technical High School

Leisure

Golf: Cohasset Golf Club 

Yacht Club: Cohasset Yacht Club (Private)

Transportation

MBTA commuter rail Greenbush Line 

For more information about Cohasset, the town's housing market, or if you're interested in buying or selling a home in town, Contact Us today or call us at (781) 383-5100.