Best Places to Live

Brookline, MA

Population: 59,132
LIV
SCORE
627

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With almost 15 percent of its adult population holding doctoral degrees (the most in the U.S.), many residents living in Brookline attend nearby Harvard Medical School or Boston University. Part of the Greater Boston area, Brookline has more than two dozen distinct individual neighborhoods, and points of interest include the birthplace of John F. Kennedy. The town also has a good transit system in place.

Brookline, MA Ranking Data

Civic
85
Demographics
38
Economy
48
Education
69
Health
53
Housing
45
Infrastructure
65