Census

Hanson Population

  • 1820 (U.S Federal Census) : 917
  • 1830 (U.S Federal Census) : 1,030
  • 1840 (U.S Federal Census) : 1,040
  • 1850 (U.S Federal Census) : 1,217
  • 1855 (Massachusetts Census) : 1,231
  • 1860 (U.S Federal Census) : 1,245
  • 1865 (Massachusetts Census) : 1,195
  • 1870 (U.S Federal Census) : 1,219
  • 1880 (U.S Federal Census) : 1,309
  • 1890 (U.S Federal Census) : 1,267
  • 1900 (U.S Federal Census) : 1,455
  • 1910 (U.S Federal Census) : 1,854
  • 1920 (U.S Federal Census) : 1,910
  • 1930 (U.S Federal Census) : 2,184
  • 1940 (U.S Federal Census) : 2,570
  • 1950 (U.S Federal Census) : 3,264
  • 1960 (U.S Federal Census) : 4,370
  • 1970 (U.S Federal Census) : 7,148
  • 1980 (U.S Federal Census) : 8,617
  • 1990 (U.S Federal Census) : 9,028
  • 2000 (U.S Federal Census) : 9,495
  • 2010 (U.S Federal Census) : 10,209

Hanson Census Records (Online)

The 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census Records are available to search online at FamilySearch (free):

The U.S. Federal Censuses from 1790-1940 (which were taken every ten years) are available to search online at FamilySearch (free) and Ancestry.com (subscription required). Prior to Hanson’s incorporation in 1820, Hanson was a part of the town of Pembroke, so remember to search for your pre-1820 Hanson residents in Pembroke.

Hanson Census Records (Published)

  • Ann S. Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Hanson (Boston, MA: A. S. Lainhart, 1986). Available at Hanson Public Library and NEHGS.
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