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Best Places To Live In Essex, IA

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  • Essex, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 859
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Shenandoah, IA
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,030
77
  • Sidney, IA
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 995
75
  • Tabor, IA
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,230
75
  • Villisca, IA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,255
74
  • Malvern, IA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 982
74
  • Hamburg, IA
  • 24.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,115
73
  • Stanton, IA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 685
72
  • Clarinda, IA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,431
71
  • Red Oak, IA
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,547
70
  • Farragut, IA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 431
66
  • Emerson, IA
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 525
66
  • Anderson, IA
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 0
66
  • College Springs, IA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 197
64
  • Braddyville, IA
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 152
64
  • Silver City, IA
  • 26 miles away (City)
  • Population: 224
63
  • Hastings, IA
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 150
63
  • Randolph, IA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 190
63
  • Riverton, IA
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 260
62
  • Hepburn, IA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30
61
  • Northboro, IA
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 50
61
  • Coin, IA
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 220
60
  • Shambaugh, IA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 196
60
  • Blanchard, IA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29
60
  • Blanchard, MO
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28
55
  • Imogene, IA
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35
53
  • Coburg, IA
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 58
52
  • Yorktown, IA
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59

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

To customize the list of best places to live in and around Essex, IA, you are able to first select the search radius, which is the maximum distance you'd like to search for nearby cities or neighborhoods. If your maximum commute to work is 20 miles, then you might want to set the search radius so that you are only viewing nearby areas within that distance. Next, you can choose to display cities only, neighborhoods only or both cities and neighborhoods. Choose "cities only" if you want to try to find a location outside of the city that you searched. Select "neighborhoods only" if you want to search within a city. The population dropdown will allow you to customize the size of the cities that you would like to appear in the list. This will allow you to search areas with a population size of your choosing; from small cities to mega cities. You can then set the importance of each category based on what's most important to you. This allows you to specify what metrics are most important to you. If crime is a priority, then we suggest setting the crime slider to "very important" which will ensure that only the safest areas are displayed. Finally, you can set your home/rent budget based on what you're comfortable spending on housing or rent. By doing so, the search results will inform you if the prices in that area fall within your budget. Once your search preference have seen set, you will have your personalized list of best places to live in Essex, IA.