Best Places To Live In Massachusetts 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Lexington, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,306
87
  • Winchester, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,863
87
  • Wellesley, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,858
86
  • Needham, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,540
86
  • Sharon, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,010
85
  • Reading, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,176
85
  • Marblehead, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,163
85
  • Hingham, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,199
85
  • Newton, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 86,945
85
  • Topsfield, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,983
84
  • Duxbury, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,197
84
  • Andover, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,953
84
  • Franklin Town, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,393
84
  • Arlington, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 43,728
84
  • Dover, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,249
83
  • Belmont, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,173
83
  • Westborough, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,061
83
  • Hopkinton, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,509
83
  • West Concord, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,085
83
  • Brookline, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 59,016
82
  • Rockport, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,832
82
  • Melrose, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,509
82
  • Cochituate, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,637
82
  • Swampscott, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,912
82
  • Walpole, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,910
82
  • Medfield, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,964
82
  • Vineyard Haven, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,384
81
  • Watertown Town, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,880
81
  • Milton, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,204
81
  • Williamstown, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,173
81
  • Northborough, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,613
81
  • The Pinehills, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,020
81
  • Groton, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 939
81
  • Littleton Common, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,845
81
  • Lynnfield, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,058
81
  • South Duxbury, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,752
80
  • Scituate, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,623
80
  • North Scituate, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,962
80
  • Essex, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,733
80
  • Newburyport, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,662
80
  • Stoneham, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,611
80
  • Norwood, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,844
80
  • Wakefield, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,835
80
  • Cordaville, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,550
80
  • Longmeadow, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,858
80
  • Wilmington, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,907
80
  • Hopedale, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,858
79
  • Easthampton Town, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,066
79
  • Mattapoisett Center, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,199
79
  • Beverly, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,370
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Massachusetts for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in Massachusetts is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Massachusetts has a population of 6,657,291 and a population density of 629.7 people per square mile. The capital city is Boston and the largest city in Massachusetts is Boston. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.