Town-by-town tax numbers

The average annual property tax bill for a single-family home in Scituate is higher than in six of 10 nearby communities, while its commercial property taxes make up the second-smallest percentage of the total levy.

TownResidential (percent of tax levy) Commercial (percent of tax levy) Total tax levyAverage annual single-family
tax bill
Hingham87.212.8$67 million$7,973
Braintree76.423.6$74.4 million$3,814
Cohasset937$30.7 million$10,468
Marshfield92.47.6$51 million$4,608
Norwell84.415.6$35.7 million$8,603
Duxbury95.74.3$45.6 million$7,947
Weymouth83.516.5$83.3 million$3,634
Kingston84.215.8$27.3 million$5,364
Quincy81.418.6$185.7 million$4,597
Pembroke86.713.3$32.5 million$4,597
Scituate95.54.5$48 million$6,056

SOURCE: Mass. Department of Revenue