Best Places To Live In Massachusetts 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Wellesley, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,188
84
  • Lexington, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,527
84
  • Winchester, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,437
84
  • Needham, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,005
83
  • Newton, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 85,177
83
  • Hingham, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,427
83
  • Franklin Town, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,760
83
  • Belmont, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,759
82
  • Sharon, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,856
82
  • Marblehead, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,879
82
  • Melrose, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,043
82
  • Nantucket, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,780
82
  • Medfield, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,468
82
  • Newburyport, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,460
82
  • Topsfield, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,800
81
  • Brookline, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 58,634
81
  • Watertown Town, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,073
81
  • Swampscott, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,823
81
  • Andover, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,029
81
  • Vineyard Haven, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,521
81
  • Reading, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,753
81
  • Walpole, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,187
81
  • South Duxbury, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,722
81
  • Woods Hole, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 837
81
  • Arlington, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 42,952
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 6,560,595 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.