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Best Places To Live In Cedar Rapids, IA

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  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 128,009
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Mount Vernon, IA
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,532
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  • Marion, IA
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,809
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  • Robins, IA
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,282
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  • Center Point, IA
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,632
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  • Hiawatha, IA
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,109
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  • North Liberty, IA
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,503
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  • Atkins, IA
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,812
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  • Solon, IA
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,460
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  • Vinton, IA
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,211
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  • Walford, IA
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,607
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  • Coralville, IA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,677
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  • Ely, IA
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,966
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  • Fairfax, IA
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,332
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  • Shueyville, IA
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 506
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  • Tiffin, IA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,921
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  • Lisbon, IA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,812
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  • Central City, IA
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,284
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  • Amana, IA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 334
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  • Urbana, IA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,431
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  • Swisher, IA
  • 8.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 805
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  • Springville, IA
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,021
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  • Shellsburg, IA
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,013
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  • Alburnett, IA
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 612
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  • Newhall, IA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 956
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  • Bertram, IA
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 334
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  • Palo, IA
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 902
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  • West Amana, IA
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 222
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  • Oxford, IA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 877
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  • Stone City, IA
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 231
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  • Middle Amana, IA
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 595
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  • Conroy, IA
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 335
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  • Norway, IA
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 581
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  • High Amana, IA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 124
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  • Martelle, IA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 242
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  • Homestead, IA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 129
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  • South Amana, IA
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 160
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  • Watkins, IA
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 123
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  • Prairieburg, IA
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 199
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  • East Amana, IA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 46

Listed above are the best places to live in Cedar Rapids, IA for 2017. 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 - Cedar Rapids, IA, followed by the best places to live near Cedar Rapids, IA, sorted by Livability Score.

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