Weymouth is a city in metropolitan Greater Boston. As of the 2010 census, Weymouth had a population of 55,643. Weymouth is one of fourteen Massachusetts municipalities that have applied for and it is named after Weymouth, Dorset, a coastal town in England. It is the second-oldest European settlement in Massachusetts, as of the census of 2010, there were 53,743 people,22,435 households, and 13,595 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,174.2 people per square mile, There were 22,573 housing units at an average density of 1,327.1 per square mile. 75% housing units were owner-occupied and 25% of housing units were renter-occupied. The racial makeup of the city was 89. 7% White,3. 1% Black or African American,0. 2% Native American,3. 2% Asian,0. 0% Pacific Islander,0. 6% from other races, and 1. 2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2. 1% of the population,30. 6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11. 1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the family size was 3.08. In the city, the population was out with 22. 0% under the age of 18,6. 6% from 18 to 24,32. 7% from 25 to 44,23. 4% from 45 to 64. The median age was 38 years, for every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.3 males, the median income for a household in the city was $41,665, and the median income for a family was $54,083. Males had an income of $42,497 versus $35,963 for females. The per capita income for was $24,976, about 9. 1% of families and 9. 8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7. 3% of those under age 18 and 7. 4% of those age 65 or over. Weymouth has the 10th highest Irish population in the United States, data is from the 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. Weymouth is located at 42°12′23″N 70°56′45″W, according to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21.6 square miles, of which,17.0 square miles of it is land and 4.6 square miles of it is water. Weymouth contains the Weymouth Back River and the Weymouth Fore River, its surroundings, formerly industrial, are now set aside as parks, There are also a lot of streets named after people and trees. Weymouth residents often designate which of four districts they live in
Town Hall, built in 1928 as a replica of the Old State House, Boston
First Weymouth Town Hall. It was built 1852 and destroyed by fire in 1914.