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Best Places To Live In Gloucester, MA

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  • Gloucester, MA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 29,546
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA
  • 27.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 28,988
79
  • Newburyport, MA
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,837
79
  • Melrose, MA
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,787
78
  • Wakefield, MA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,399
76
  • Topsfield, MA
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,435
76
  • East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA
  • 26.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,877
76
  • Ipswich, MA
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,215
75
  • Central, Boston, MA
  • 26.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 33,579
75
  • Danvers, MA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,558
75
  • Essex, MA
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,476
74
  • Malden, MA
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60,732
  • I don't know about you, but I like to live somewhere beautiful. Some people can get away with living in the middle of a big city, with steel and concrete always in your face and horns blaring constantly.
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  • Marblehead, MA
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,363
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  • Peabody, MA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 52,235
  • As someone who has lived in the small state of Massachusetts for my entire life I have had the chance to visit nearly all of the state's cities and towns. Among the ones I have frequently visited is the
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  • Saugus, MA
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,773
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  • Charlestown, Boston, MA
  • 25.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 17,208
72
  • Rockport, MA
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,101
71
  • Winthrop Town, MA
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,031
71
  • Swampscott, MA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,250
71
  • Nahant, MA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,471
71
  • Lynnfield, MA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,489
70
  • Boxford, MA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,472
69
  • Beverly, MA
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,967
69
  • Seabrook Beach, NH
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 958
69
  • Amesbury Town, MA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,082
69
  • Revere, MA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 53,165
  • When my family had to move to Revere, MA I was apprehensive. Coming from a thriving metropolis to a smaller town was new, but also exciting. The city has around 51,000 people, so it is large enough to
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  • Salem, MA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 42,804
  • Salem is perfect to come and enjoy....spend 3 or 4 days and be in a safe friendly unique city that offers many different experiences all within walking distance. National Maritime Center and Visitor
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  • Rowley, MA
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,576
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  • Salisbury, MA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,992
66
  • Hampton Beach, NH
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,264
63
  • Lynn, MA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 92,074
  • During my time in the city of Lynn, I have to say the most fun I had was at Nahant Beach Reservation. The days that I was not laying on the beach I experienced parasailing, windsurfing, and rented a Jet
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  • Boston, MA
  • 26.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 658,279
  • I wouldn't go near Boston unless you make or will make at least 150K a year. Better check the cost of living. Rent here is two or three times what it is in most US cities, four times most small towns.
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  • East Boston, Boston, MA
  • 24.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 43,436
59
  • Everett, MA
  • 24.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,636
  • I live in Everett MA and the city itself is beautiful. There are many different sight seeing places that make it a very fun place to live. The Bunker Hill Monument is a great place to visit and has great
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  • Chelsea, MA
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 38,244
  • I was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts in 1948, lived in a neighborhood of brick row houses as I grew and left forty years later, disappointed that the city never achieved it's potential as the Urban

Listed above are the best places to live in Gloucester, MA for 2018. 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 - Gloucester, MA, followed by the best places to live near Gloucester, MA, sorted by Livability Score.

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