Hingham is located close to the center of Massachusetts. Hingham is part of Plymouth County. Hingham has 3.10 square miles of land area and 0.06 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hingham population is 5,199, which has shrunk 2.86% 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%. Hingham median household income is $110,245 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.34% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 34.34% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Hingham median house value is $750,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 114.72% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than 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 Hingham is much better than the state average in quality. The Hingham area codes are 339, 781.