Hanson is located close to the center of Massachusetts. Hanson is part of Plymouth County. Hanson has 1.85 square miles of land area and 0.24 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hanson population is 1,718, which has shrunk 15.95% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.85% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hanson median household income is $96,023 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 47.96% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.34% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hanson median house value is $331,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 79.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 77.65% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hanson is much better than the state average in quality. The Hanson area code is 781.