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Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts
Highland Street c. 1905
Highland Street c. 1905
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Plymouth
 • Total 4.9 sq mi (12.7 km2)
 • Land 4.5 sq mi (11.7 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
128 ft (39 m)
 • Total 2,356
 • Density 481/sq mi (185.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 781
FIPS code 25-38960
GNIS feature ID 0615219
Marshfield Hills Historic District
MarshfieldMA MarshfieldHills NorthCommunityChurchAndCemetery.jpg
North Community Church and the adjacent cemetery
Location Bow, Highland, Main, Old Main, Pleasant and Prospect Sts., Glen, Marshfield, Massachusetts
Area 134 acres (54 ha)
Architectural style Colonial, Georgian
NRHP reference No. 09001096
Added to NRHP December 18, 2009

Marshfield Hills is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Marshfield in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 2,356 at the 2010 census. The historic center of the village has been designated a historic district and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Marshfield Hills is located at 42°8′40″N 70°43′47″W / 42.14444°N 70.72972°W / 42.14444; -70.72972 (42.144557, -70.729800).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.7 km² (4.9 mi²), of which 11.7 km² (4.5 mi²) is land and 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²) (7.94%) is water.


See also: List of Massachusetts locations by per capita income

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,369 people, 841 households, and 687 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 202.4/km² (524.2/mi²). There were 862 housing units at an average density of 73.6/km² (190.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.27% White, 0.34% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. 0.59% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 841 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.0% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $162,197, and the median income for a family was $189,564. Males had a median income of $98,635 versus $82,225 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $132,484. 0% of families and 0.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under the age of 18 and 14.0% of those 65 and older.

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