Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts

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.[2] The historic center of the village has been designated a historic district and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts
Highland Street c. 1905
Highland Street c. 1905
Coordinates: 42°8′40″N 70°43′47″W / 42.14444°N 70.72972°WCoordinates: 42°8′40″N 70°43′47″W / 42.14444°N 70.72972°W
CountryUnited States
 • Total4.9 sq mi (12.7 km2)
 • Land4.5 sq mi (11.7 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
128 ft (39 m)
 • Total2,356
 • Density480/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)781
FIPS code25-38960
GNIS feature ID0615219
Marshfield Hills Historic District
MarshfieldMA MarshfieldHills NorthCommunityChurchAndCemetery
North Community Church and the adjacent cemetery
Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts is located in Massachusetts
Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts
Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts is located in the United States
Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts
LocationBow, Highland, Main, Old Main, Pleasant and Prospect Sts., Glen, Marshfield, Massachusetts
Area134 acres (54 ha)
Architectural styleColonial, Georgian
NRHP reference #09001096[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 18, 2009


Marshfield Hills is located at 42°8′40″N 70°43′47″W / 42.14444°N 70.72972°W (42.144557, -70.729800).[3]

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.


As of the census[4] 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.

See also


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Marshfield Hills CDP, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 26, 2012.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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Isaac Winslow

The Honorable Isaac Winslow (1671 – December 14, 1738) was an early settler and notable of the town of Marshfield, Massachusetts. A member of the prominent Winslow family of Plymouth, he served as a civil and military official in early 18th-century Massachusetts, a period marked by political transition.

Women's Reserve Camouflage Corps

The Women's Reserve Camouflage Corps was a specialized unit of American women artists formed during World War I to design and test camouflage techniques for the military. They created both clothing and disguised military equipment for the war effort. Disbanded at the end of the war, women volunteered again to work on camouflage projects in World War II.

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