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Here’s the best place to start a family in MA in 2024
Here’s the best place to start a family in MA in 2024

Massachusetts has something for everyone. From culture, history, nature, good schools, jobs and careers – Massachusetts has it all and more. In recent years, Massachusetts has earned a reputation as one of the best states for raising a family.

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If you’re looking to start a family in Massachusetts, you might want to know which areas are particularly suitable for families. To answer that question, we turned to Niche because the site answered that very question.

Top 3 Best Places in Massachusetts to Start a Family in 2024

According to Niche, the city of Wayland is the third best place in Massachusetts to raise a family in 2024. The website gave the city an overall grade of A+, including A+ for public schools and A+ for Wayland being a good place for families. Niche stated the following about Wayland being a great place to raise families.

Wayland is a suburb of Boston with a population of 13,821. Located in Middlesex County, Wayland is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Life in Wayland offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Wayland has many cafes and parks. Wayland is home to many retirees and residents tend to be liberal. Wayland’s public schools are highly rated.

According to Niche, the city of Brookline is the second best place in Massachusetts to raise a family in 2024. The website gave the city an overall grade of A+, including A+ for public schools and A+ for Brookline being a good place for families. Niche stated the following about Brookline being a great place to raise families.

Brookline is a suburb of Boston with a population of 62,698. Located in Norfolk County, Brookline is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Brookline offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. Brookline has many bars, restaurants, cafes, and parks. Many young professionals live in Brookline and residents tend to be liberal. Brookline’s public schools are highly regarded.

According to Niche, the city of Hopkinton is the best place in Massachusetts to raise a family in 2024. The website gave the city an overall grade of A+, including A+ for public schools and A+ for Hopkinton being a good place for families. Niche stated the following about Hopkinton being a great place to raise families.

Hopkinton is a suburb of Boston with a population of 18,748. Located in Middlesex County, Hopkinton is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Hopkinton offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Hopkinton has many cafes and parks. Hopkinton is home to many families and residents tend to be liberal. Hopkinton’s public schools are highly regarded.

For more cities that made Niche’s list, along with reviews from residents and more, click here. If you’re considering raising your family in Massachusetts, check out these three places, as well as some of the others that made Niche’s 2024 list.

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