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Hull, Massachusetts

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Hull is a town located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 11,050.

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History

Hull was first settled in 1624 and was officially incorporated in 1644.

Geography

Hull is located at 42°17'10" North, 70°52'35" West (42.286347, -70.87663)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 73.1 km² (28.2 mi²). 7.8 km² (3.0 mi²) of it is land and 65.2 km² (25.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 89.26% water.

Nantasket Beach

Hull features a lengthy public beach with fine, light-gray sand called Nantasket Beach. At low tide there are acres of tidal pools. Nantasket Beach features restrooms and public showers, parking, and nearby eateries.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 11,050 people, 4,522 households, and 2,821 families residing in the town. The population density is 1,408.1/km² (3,648.9/mi²). There are 5,366 housing units at an average density of 683.8/km² (1,771.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 96.95% White, 0.46% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.46% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 1.09% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 4,522 households out of which 26.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% are married couples living together, 11.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.6% are non-families. 29.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 3.06.

In the town the population is spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $52,377, and the median income for a family is $62,294. Males have a median income of $43,030 versus $34,738 for females. The per capita income for the town is $26,331. 8.3% of the population and 5.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.7% of those under the age of 18 and 9.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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