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Best Places To Live In Brockton, MA

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  • Brockton, MA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 94,813
  • During my time in Brockton, I really enjoyed the time I spent at the Falmouth Ice Arena. It seems to be the most popular thing to do in the city because it was crowded. The crowds did not interfere with
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  • Brookline, MA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,180
  • Brookline is a diverse, densely populated, safe and progressive society. There are many different types of restaurants and shops. It is walkable and has access to public transportation. The town is also
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  • Newton, MA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 88,317
  • Newton is a great place to live, work and visit. Each of the 13 villages has its own little main street/business districts, community events and activities. The city values green space and its natural
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  • Needham, MA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,167
  • Needham is a nice little town, with excellent schools and a robust LGBT support commmunity. The biggest problems that I’ve found, in living here, are that it might be difficult for middle-class families
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  • Wellesley, MA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,909
  • Located just outside of Boston, Wellesley is a beautiful and charming town that’s both safe and walkable. There’s a brilliant library, great schools, and a relatively essy transport connections to
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  • Franklin Town, MA
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,873
  • Franklin is a great place for families. It is a place that you can go out for a walk around the neighborhood or Franklin State Park. The neighbors or generally friendly. Franklin just invested in new
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  • Hingham, MA
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,777
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  • Dedham, MA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,272
  • I absolutely love living in Dedham. Most of the homes have big backyards compared to a lot of other towns nearby. We have a lot of family-friendly activities, good schools, and excellent shopping
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  • Norwood, MA
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,018
  • Norwood is a fantastic small city to move to. It's very busy for its size and you'll be sure to find something in the city that interests you. There are a lot of job opportunities available, especially
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  • Kingston, MA
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,276
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  • Watertown Town, MA
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,849
  • I absolutely love Watertown Massachusetts, it is so close to Boston and other popular places, where there is so much going on, and so much history. Living in Watertown Massachusetts has been the most
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  • Mit, Cambridge, MA
  • 19.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,970
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  • Plymouth, MA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,399
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  • Mansfield Center, MA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,763
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  • Scituate, MA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,471
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  • Milton, MA
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,351
  • When you put axis the relitvely high cost of living, Milton is a really nice little town outside of Boston. Though, there’s not really much here for single adults. The younger you are, I feel the more
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  • Cambridgeport, Cambridge, MA
  • 19.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,501
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  • Norton Center, MA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,732
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  • Abington, MA
  • 4.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,196
  • Abington is a close-knit community of nice friendly people. We are not that far from Boston which makes it easy for my commute to work. We value education as we just built another middle and high school
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  • Duxbury, MA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,498
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  • Wayland, Providence, RI
  • 25.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,028
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  • West Roxbury, Boston, MA
  • 15.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 32,855
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  • Southfield, MA
  • 6.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 0
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  • North Pembroke, MA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,976
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  • Sharon, MA
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,841
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  • Raynham Center, MA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,357
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  • Attleboro, MA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,121
  • I recently went to the city of Attleboro and parked legally. When I went back to my vehicle I was surprised to find a parking ticket. I got a parking ticket for a none parking violation. Even though my
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  • Marshfield, MA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,663
  • Sharing my personal experience as a "liberal hippie" moving to Marshfield from Boston, I an a native of Mass but NOT of the "South Shore"If you are White, fairly Conservative, straight and enjoy
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  • Cochituate, MA
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,940
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  • Walpole, MA
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,209
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  • Riverside, Cambridge, MA
  • 20.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,860
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  • Braintree Town, MA
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,066
  • I've lived in Braintree Town a while and in New England my whole life and love it. Braintree Town is a great city a little south of Boston with its own unique vibe. Getting around Braintree is pretty
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  • Middleborough Center, MA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,415
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  • East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA
  • 19.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,877
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  • Hope, Providence, RI
  • 25 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,060
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  • Medfield, MA
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,575
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  • Foxborough, MA
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,491
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  • Quincy, MA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 93,349
  • If you ever end up in Quincy, MA make sure you check out the Adams National Historic Park, it is a must see. I mean it is not the same fun you would have at an amusement park but it is very interesting
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  • Taunton, MA
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 56,504
  • I have lived in Taunton, MA for about five years and overall I like this little city a lot. I'm a writer so I like the history that Taunton is proud of, and I have to say the library system is excellent.
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  • Millis-Clicquot, MA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,565
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  • Valley Falls, RI
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,116
  • I adore Valley Falls, RI, it's a great place to raise a family. The people are friendly, kids play in the street while parents gather outside to talk. Neighbors look out for one another here. Valley
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  • East Providence, RI
  • 25.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 47,260
  • I have been a career-oriented, constant mover. From apartments in mega-cities to cabins in the woods, "been there, done that". Living in East Providence was a very pleasant experience. Rhode Island is
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  • South Duxbury, MA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,684
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  • North Scituate, MA
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,187
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  • Weymouth Town, MA
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 55,601
  • I have lived in Weymouth Massachusetts for almost 2 years and I love the close community feel that the town gives off. There is always something to do whether it's shopping, amusement center, fishing or
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  • Dover, MA
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,453
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  • Roslindale, Boston, MA
  • 14.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 36,129
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  • North Plymouth, MA
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,469
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  • Hanson, MA
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,757
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  • Bridgewater, MA
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,544
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  • Mount Hope, Providence, RI
  • 25.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,083

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

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