Older than the country, Cohasset, MA was incorporated in 1770. Located on the Massachusetts Bay, this town's population is approximately 7,400 with more than 75 percent of the residences here being family households. The town of Cohasset is highly educated as more than 60 percent of the residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher. The average household income of Cohasset is almost more than double the average in the state of Massachusetts. Even though the cost of living is higher than the United States' average, potential residents won't mind paying a premium to enjoy one of the many appealing Cohasset apartments for rent.
With so many smart people living in one town, it's no wonder that many of the residents of Cohasset hold jobs as top executives in financial services at nearby companies like Baystate Financial Services and Advantage Data in Boston and Vertex in Weymouth. The University of Massachusetts Boston, Northeastern University, and Suffolk University are less than 16 miles away, allowing residents easy access to higher education. Neighboring cities include Weymouth and Quincy, which are nine and 11 miles away respectively. Ivy League schools like Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are also nearby, and offer some of the best education in the nation.
To get to and from work and/or school, Cohasset residents can take advantage of routes with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. The network of bus and rail lines connects residents to opportunities downtown and throughout the area.
There's so much to do in Cohasset that you don't even have to consider leaving town to find fun. The city has a community and arts center, three historical museums, the famous South Shore Music Circus, a swim club, two beaches, adventures for nature lovers at the Whitney Woods Reservation, and sailing options on the bay. Looking for a little retail therapy? Shopping at the Tedeschi Plaza and the Cohasset Plaza Shopping Center is available for residents in Cohasset apartments who are in need or want of a few new fashion or household items.
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