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Best Places To Live In Ipswich, MA

  • Ipswich, MA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,215

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Melrose, MA
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,787
  • Melrose is a nice small city just outside of Boston. There are a lot of victorians and other nice houses in the area. Melrose has a wonderful downtown with shops, restaurants and a Victorian fair every…[read more]
  • Belmont, MA
  • 26.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,555
  • I have really enjoyed living here. I think the cost of living is kind of high, but you definitely get what you pay for here and it is worth the money. There are so many things to do and everything is…[read more]
  • Arlington, MA
  • 24.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,408
  • I have lived in Arlington, Massachusetts almost all my life. I moved there with my parents when I was just 6 years old, since then I have fallen in love with the city and it's calm and cool seasons and…[read more]
  • Winchester, MA
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,491
  • Winchester is a beautiful town outside of Boston. It is very expensive but that's because it's such a wonderful place. It's very safe with good schools, nice scenery and a nice downtown. I wish I lived…[read more]
  • Reading, MA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,490
  • Living in Reading, Massachusetts is wonderful as it has all the small town charm while not being too far away from the big city of Boston! People in this community are quite friendly and neighborly, the…[read more]
  • Newburyport, MA
  • 10.1 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…[read more]
  • Wakefield, MA
  • 17.1 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…[read more]
  • Woburn, MA
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 39,220
  • The best thing about Woburn, MA is that it is 9 miles from Boston so everything is easily accessible. I love going to the Middlesex Fells Reservation to hike, sightsee and enjoy what nature has to offer.…[read more]
  • Stoneham, MA
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,831
  • Stoneham, Massachusetts Is a quaint little suburb just outside of the bustling city of Boston. With a population of just under 22,000, Stoneham Is much quieter than inner-city Boston. Of course, there…[read more]
  • Swampscott, MA
  • 14.8 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…[read more]
  • Andover, MA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,194
  • Andover is a town filled with rich high educated families. It is well known for being filled with rich snooty rude people. They say you would be lucky to find someone who isn't. The children are rude and…[read more]
  • Somerville, MA
  • 24.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 79,507
  • I loved my time in Somerville. I felt safe for the most part and I liked how close I was to transportation and grocery stores. Despite not having a car I found it relatively easy to get around. Great…[read more]
  • North Cambridge, Cambridge, MA
  • 25.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 13,280
  • Hampton, NH
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,542
  • Danvers, MA
  • 9.6 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…[read more]
  • Lynnfield, MA
  • 14.7 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…[read more]
  • Marblehead, MA
  • 12.5 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…[read more]
  • Medford, MA
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 57,180
  • This city has everything! It has multiple parks, low crime, and good transit access! Bus stations can be found on all major streets. Also, there is a rail station in the Western part of town, where it…[read more]
  • Beverly, MA
  • 8.3 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,…[read more]
  • Wilmington, MA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,310
  • I like living in Wilmington, it's a very pleasant city. The homes here are expensive, even by Massachusetts' standards, but in my opinion, the cost of living is worth it. Boston is pretty close which…[read more]
  • Burlington, MA
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,698
  • Burlington has been my home for years now and I love living here. It's close enough to Boston that you can head down to the city whenever you feel like it. Plus, that opens up a huge amount of…[read more]
  • Hampton Beach, NH
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,264
  • Gloucester, MA
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,546
  • Gloucester is a great place to visit with many things to do. The downtown is nice and there are a lot of beaches. There are some nice livable neighborhoods too but also some that I wouldn't want to live…[read more]
  • Rockport, MA
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,101
  • Saugus, MA
  • 17.3 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…[read more]
  • Topsfield, MA
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,435
  • Methuen Town, MA
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,043
  • I have lived in Methuen Town, MA for about five years. I moved to the area because of a promotion at work, and I have loved the area ever since. The weather is beautiful, and there are so many things to…[read more]
  • Peabody, MA
  • 11.6 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…[read more]
  • Amesbury Town, MA
  • 13.9 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…[read more]
  • Malden, MA
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60,732
  • I have lived in Malden my entire life and I really like it here. There are nice tree-lined streets, beautiful parks and a recently redeveloped downtown. The downtown area used to be depressing but it has…[read more]
  • Nahant, MA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,471
  • Salisbury, MA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,992
  • Essex, MA
  • 3.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,476
  • Salem, MA
  • 12.7 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…[read more]
  • Cambridge Highlands, Cambridge, MA
  • 25.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,491
  • Seabrook Beach, NH
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 958
  • Everett, MA
  • 22.1 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…[read more]
  • Revere, MA
  • 19.6 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…[read more]
  • Haverhill, MA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 62,340
  • The Haverhill, MA is beautiful in the summers and cold in the winters. I lived there for about a year when my job transferred me to the area 2010. For people that are relocating, they will need to get a…[read more]
  • Rowley, MA
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,576
  • Boxford, MA
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,472
  • Lynn, MA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 92,074
  • I live and own in lynn and I must say it is a pretty rough place to live, breath, think, thrive. It is very diverse which is nice and it has the potential to be a very sophisticated place base on its…[read more]
  • Chelsea, MA
  • 22 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…[read more]
  • Lawrence, MA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 79,337
  • I have lived in Lawrence, MA for about 10 years. This is one of the quietest places I have seen, and it's a beautiful area to raise my children. There are several parks in the city, and I enjoy meeting…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Ipswich, MA for 2020. 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 - Ipswich, MA, followed by the best places to live near Ipswich, MA, sorted by Livability Score.

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