Barnstable Town, MA Metro Area has consistently ranked well in the annual BestPlaces rankings. With an overall score of 58 out of 100, it ranks as one of the top destinations to live in Massachusetts due to its variety of amenities for residents. The city boasts a diverse economy with industries ranging from education and healthcare to tourism and hospitality. In terms of quality of life, Barnstable Town is in the top 15% nationwide for amenities such as access to parks and recreation, a low crime rate, vibrant nightlife options, and excellent air quality ratings. Education also plays an important role in this vibrant community as there are several highly rated public schools. As a result, many families choose Barnstable Town as their home due to its desirable lifestyle and quality educational opportunities.
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