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Best Places To Live In Baxter, IA

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  • Baxter, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 1,081
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • State Center, IA
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,337
78
  • Bondurant, IA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,079
77
  • Altoona, IA
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,692
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  • Mitchellville, IA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,271
  • I have worked in Mitchellville since 1989 . I have lived here for four years now. I enjoy the community. I have great neighbors. Good people live here. The city is clean. Most of the housing is
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  • Pleasant Hill, IA
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,406
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  • Prairie City, IA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,973
75
  • Maxwell, IA
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 839
75
  • Sully, IA
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 843
74
  • Colfax, IA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,925
74
  • Newton, IA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,090
73
  • Cambridge, IA
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 853
73
  • Colo, IA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 886
73
  • Lambs Grove, IA
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 200
73
  • Collins, IA
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 458
73
  • Nevada, IA
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,796
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  • Oakland Acres, IA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 116
72
  • Le Grand, IA
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 995
70
  • Gilman, IA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 598
69
  • Elkhart, IA
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 815
69
  • Marshalltown, IA
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,637
69
  • Green Mountain, IA
  • 25.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 120
68
  • Haverhill, IA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 169
67
  • Melbourne, IA
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 821
66
  • Laurel, IA
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 358
66
  • Kellogg, IA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 777
66
  • Albion, IA
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 573
65
  • Lynnville, IA
  • 25.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 456
65
  • Mingo, IA
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 255
63
  • Ferguson, IA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 137
63
  • Rhodes, IA
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 257
62
  • Reasnor, IA
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 175
61
  • Valeria, IA
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 46
61
  • Valley High Manor, Des Moines, IA
  • 25.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 231
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  • Gray's Woods, Des Moines, IA
  • 25 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,303

Listed above are the best places to live in Baxter, IA for 2018. 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 - Baxter, IA, followed by the best places to live near Baxter, IA, sorted by Livability Score.

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