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Best Places To Live In North Dorchester, Boston, MA

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  • North Dorchester, Boston, MA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 26,867
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Sharon, MA
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,010
81
  • Lexington, MA
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,306
80
  • Wellesley, MA
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,858
80
  • Winchester, MA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,863
80
  • Franklin Town, MA
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,393
79
  • Needham, MA
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,540
79
  • Reading, MA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,176
79
  • Walpole, MA
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,910
78
  • Hingham, MA
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,199
78
  • Duxbury, MA
  • 26.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,197
78
  • Newton, MA
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 86,945
78
  • Marblehead, MA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,163
77
  • Neighborhood 9, Cambridge, MA
  • 6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,465
77
  • Dover, MA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,249
77
  • Arlington, MA
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,728
76
  • Melrose, MA
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,509
76
  • Belmont, MA
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,173
76
  • Medfield, MA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,964
76
  • Aggasiz-Harvard, Cambridge, MA
  • 5.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,113
76
  • Swampscott, MA
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,912
76
  • Norwood, MA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,844
76
  • Brookline, MA
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,016
76
  • West Concord, MA
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,085
75
  • Cochituate, MA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,637
75
  • Watertown Town, MA
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,880
75
  • Stoneham, MA
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,611
74
  • Wakefield, MA
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,835
74
  • West Cambridge, Cambridge, MA
  • 5.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,604
74
  • Beverly, MA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,370
74
  • Wilmington, MA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,907
74
  • Millis-Clicquot, MA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,260
74
  • Scituate, MA
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,623
74
  • Milton, MA
  • 5.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,204
74
  • Marshfield, MA
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,227
73
  • North Pembroke, MA
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,313
73
  • Foxborough, MA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,013
73
  • North Scituate, MA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,962
73
  • Lynnfield, MA
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,058
73
  • Charlestown, Boston, MA
  • 4.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,916
73
  • Medford, MA
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 56,981
73
  • Cambridge Highlands, Cambridge, MA
  • 7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,038
73
  • Mid-Cambridge, Cambridge, MA
  • 4.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,615
72
  • Mit, Cambridge, MA
  • 3.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,882
72
  • Waltham, MA
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 61,908
72
  • Dedham, MA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,111
72
  • Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA
  • 2.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 28,472
72
  • Woburn, MA
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 38,826
71
  • Braintree Town, MA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,543
70
  • Central, Boston, MA
  • 2.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 32,335
70
  • East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA
  • 3.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,042

Listed above are the best places to live in North Dorchester, Boston, MA for 2017. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - North Dorchester, Boston, MA, followed by the best places to live near North Dorchester, Boston, MA, sorted by Livability Score.

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