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Best Places To Live In River Bend, Des Moines, IA

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  • River Bend, Des Moines, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 2,849
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Urbandale, IA
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,578
82
  • Clive, IA
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,022
82
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 61,624
  • I was born and raised in West Des Moines, Iowa. The thing I love most about Des Moines is that even though it's one of the largest cities in Iowa and has all the amenities of a city, it still has the
82
  • Ankeny, IA
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 53,413
  • In the past, I have lived in Ankeny, Iowa and found the city to be very pleasant. There are only about fifty thousand residents in the area, so it is not a large city by any means, yet you don't get a
81
  • Greenwood, Des Moines, IA
  • 2.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,009
80
  • Waterbury, Des Moines, IA
  • 3.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,740
80
  • Pleasantville, IA
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,762
79
  • Waukee, IA
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,955
79
  • Van Meter, IA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,256
79
  • Polk City, IA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,115
78
  • Alleman, IA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 499
78
  • East Village, Des Moines, IA
  • 1.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,545
78
  • Bondurant, IA
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,079
77
  • Johnston, IA
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,491
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  • Dallas Center, IA
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,851
77
  • Granger, IA
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,461
77
  • Slater, IA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,617
77
  • Altoona, IA
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,692
77
  • Windsor Heights, IA
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,980
77
  • Mitchellville, IA
  • 14.1 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
77
  • Cumming, IA
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 415
77
  • Pleasant Hill, IA
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,406
76
  • Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA
  • 3.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 741
76
  • Woodward, IA
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,621
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  • Grimes, IA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,422
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  • Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 3.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,214
75
  • Maxwell, IA
  • 22.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 839
75
  • Meredith, Des Moines, IA
  • 3.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,605
75
  • Madrid, IA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,585
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  • Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 4.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Norwalk, IA
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,944
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  • Westwood, Des Moines, IA
  • 3.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,262
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  • Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA
  • 1.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,576
74
  • Linden Heights, Des Moines, IA
  • 3.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 400
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  • Runnells, IA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 514
74
  • Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA
  • 3.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,098
73
  • Indianola, IA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,343
73
  • De Soto, IA
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,065
72
  • Martensdale, IA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 452
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  • Salisbury Oaks, Des Moines, IA
  • 3.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,088
71
  • Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA
  • 2.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,761
70
  • Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA
  • 4.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,829
70
  • Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA
  • 3.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,597
70
  • Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,504
69
  • Elkhart, IA
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 815
69
  • Hartford, IA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 824
69
  • Sheldahl, IA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 249
68
  • North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA
  • 2.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,766
68
  • Adel, IA
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,030
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  • Saylorville, IA
  • 5.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,445

Listed above are the best places to live in River Bend, Des Moines, 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 - River Bend, Des Moines, IA, followed by the best places to live near River Bend, Des Moines, IA, sorted by Livability Score.

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