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  1. #1 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Massachusetts.

    Wayland

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved to Wayland 20 years (!) ago for the same reason everyone else does - great schools. As I finish raising two kids here, it’s been an amazing town for quality of schools and teachers, for rec....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 13,802,

  2. #7 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Massachusetts.

    Brookline

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    135 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Brookline's public transportation is excellent, and restaurants and businesses are everywhere in the historic districts, making shopping and dining an overall experience. LIVING in Brookline is a little bit more difficult though, as all parking is reserved for shoppers and visitors, so if you plan on being a resident here, plan on renting a separate home for your...You're a stones-throw from most activities though, and it may be more advantageous for those who can to avoid having a car all together. The only other downside to living in Brookline is the cost of...Living here has been a great experience so far, just a little strapping on the wallet..

    Read 135 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 59,180,

  3. #9 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Massachusetts.

    Harvard

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Has been a wonderful place to raise our kids. Pro's are Schools are excellent, always in the top 10 in the state for MCAS scores. High School is The Bromfield School. Kids are getting a private....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 6,569,

  4. #10 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Massachusetts.

    Carlisle

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    29 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Carlisle is fantastic. Everyone knows everyone even if you don’t know their name. Several neighbors came over to introduce themselves and welcome us when we moved. One of last Massachusetts towns....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,224,

  5. #12 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Massachusetts.

    Sudbury

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    23 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Suburban meets rural in this quiet, safe, down-to-earth and friendly town filled with green spaces and nature. Lacks a proper town center and public transportation, so a car is essential to get....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 19,122,

  6. #17 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Massachusetts.

    Westford

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    84 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Westford is a great town to live in. It is a safe, friendly, charming, and quiet town but not too far from major highways and the greater Boston metro. There are many parades and local farmer...The school system rated #6 best school districts in Massachusetts by Niche. It has a lot to offer in the schools from AP courses, sports clubs, robotics clubs, environmental clubs, DECA, HOSA, Mock...I would like to have winter and summer folk festivals to bring more flavors to the town!.

    Read 84 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 24,342,

  7. #25 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Massachusetts.

    Andover

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    75 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved to Andover in the summer of 2018 as a middle schooler and my transition was amazing. I always thought of myself as outgoing but anxious and easily made friends in the school system, the....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 35,816,