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Best Places To Live In Gloucester, MA

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  • Gloucester, MA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 29,546
  • I am a life-long resident of lovely Gloucester, Massachusetts, and I truly feel that this is one of the best places anyone could call home! I travel extensively and have visited some of the most
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Melrose, MA
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,787
  • Melrose has a lot of historic sites that make visiting the city (or living there) especially interesting. There are also several dining options that you'll want to take advantage of, especially if you'll
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  • Newburyport, MA
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,837
  • Newburyport is very quiet and laid back. We have a historic market area that provides more of a variety especially in the summer where we have several festivals. It is nice to be within walking distance
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  • Wakefield, MA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,399
  • I absolutely adore living in Wakefield! I’ve lived here almost all of my life (short stint in Maine) and love living in a town where people actually care about you. The public school is great, my
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  • Swampscott, MA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,250
  • I enjoy living in Swampscott because even though it is only 15 miles or so from Boston, it really has the feel of being a small beach town. History seems present everywhere. For example, I commute to
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  • Marblehead, MA
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,363
  • Living in Marblehead is a thrill honestly. I love the state and living right here in the Massachusetts Bay is spectacular in more ways than one. I can't count how many crabs and lobster we caught on our
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  • Lynnfield, MA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,489
  • I've been living in Lynnfield Massachusetts for 5 years and have enjoyed the small-town atmosphere in this community on the outskirts of Boston that has provided me and my family with a very unique
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  • Danvers, MA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,558
  • Danvers is beyond quiet, and a great place to raise a family. Growing up here I made so many friends throughout high school, memories that will last a lifetime. I was surprised we managed to do that, as
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  • Beverly, MA
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,967
  • If you love Boston but hate living in the city, Beverly is definitely the best option. I’ve been living in Beverly for the past 10 years and, after living in the city my entire childhood and adolescence,
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  • Hampton Beach, NH
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,264
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  • Rockport, MA
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,101
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  • Nahant, MA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,471
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  • Topsfield, MA
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,435
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  • East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA
  • 26.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,877
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  • Saugus, MA
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,773
  • I have been living in Saugus Maryland for the last 4 years and have enjoyed the professional environment and classy people that live in this diverse community. I have enjoyed the small-time feel but with
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  • 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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  • Amesbury Town, MA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,082
  • Amesbury MA, is such a cute suburban town. My family has lived in the area for the past twenty years. The area has many cul-de-sacs and beautiful yards. It reminds me of how New England would be
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  • Ipswich, MA
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,215
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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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  • Salisbury, MA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,992
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  • Essex, MA
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,476
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  • Charlestown, Boston, MA
  • 25.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 17,208
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  • 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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  • Seabrook Beach, NH
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 958
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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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  • Winthrop Town, MA
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,031
  • Living in Wintrop Town was some of the best years of my life before I moved not long ago. I loved the water, and living right next to it along Sewall Avenue made me realize how beautiful it is to wake up
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  • Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA
  • 27.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 28,988
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  • East Boston, Boston, MA
  • 24.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 43,436
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  • 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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  • Rowley, MA
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,576
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  • Boxford, MA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,472
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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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  • Central, Boston, MA
  • 26.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 33,579
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  • 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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  • 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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