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
  • Hingham, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,199
85
  • Topsfield, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,983
85
  • Newton, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 86,945
85
  • Marblehead, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,163
85
  • Andover, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,953
85
  • Duxbury, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,197
84
  • Arlington, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 43,728
83
  • Medfield, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,964
83
  • Dover, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,249
83
  • Westborough, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,061
83
  • Belmont, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,173
83
  • Hopkinton, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,509
83
  • Reading, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,176
83
  • Brookline, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 59,016
83
  • Walpole, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,910
83
  • Rockport, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,832
82
  • West Concord, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,085
82
  • Vineyard Haven, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,384
82
  • Melrose, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,509
82
  • Swampscott, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,912
82
  • Nantucket, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,787
82
  • Franklin Town, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,393
81
  • Scituate, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,623
81
  • Stoneham, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,611
81
  • Williamstown, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,173
81
  • Groton, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 939
81
  • Milton, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,204
81
  • Essex, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,733
80
  • Lynnfield, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,058
80
  • Newburyport, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,662
80
  • Longmeadow, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,858
80
  • Dedham, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,111
80
  • Norwood, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,844
80
  • Wakefield, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,835
80
  • Wilmington, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,907
80
  • Cochituate, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,637
80
  • Northborough, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,613
79
  • Chatham, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,470
79
  • Watertown Town, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,880
79
  • Littleton Common, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,845
79
  • North Falmouth, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,957
79
  • Wilbraham, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,765
79
  • Medford, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 56,981
79
  • Beverly, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,370
78
  • Foxborough, MA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,013
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.