Cohasset, MA

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Cohasset Profile


Overview

Cohasset is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 8,393 people and just one neighborhood, Cohasset is the 208th largest community in Massachusetts.

Cohasset home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Cohasset real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Cohasset is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cohasset is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cohasset who work in management occupations (19.17%), sales jobs (14.37%), and office and administrative support (9.93%).

Of important note, Cohasset is also a town of artists. Cohasset has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Cohasset’s character.

Also of interest is that Cohasset has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Cohasset is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Cohasset is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cohasset a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cohasset has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cohasset’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Cohasset is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Cohasset is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cohasset, the average commute to work is 33.32 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

In Cohasset, a lot of people use a ferryboat to get to work every day though Cohasset is a relatively small town. Those that ride a ferryboat are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Cohasset Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Cohasset. 68.72% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Cohasset in 2010 was $58,838, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $235,352 for a family of four.

The people who call Cohasset home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cohasset residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cohasset include English, German, Italian, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Cohasset is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Russian.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Cohasset 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Cohasset 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Cohasset 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Cohasset Middle/High School
143 Pond Street
Cohasset, MA, 02025
06-12
Deer Hill
208 Sohier Rd
Cohasset, MA, 02025
03-05
Joseph Osgood
210 Sohier Rd
Cohasset, MA, 02025
PK-02

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.7% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.1% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.7% 4.7%

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