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Best Places To Live In Independence, IA

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  • Independence, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 6,005
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Center Point, IA
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,507
79
  • Urbana, IA
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,444
79
  • Central City, IA
  • 26.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,320
78
  • Fairbank, IA
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,168
77
  • Jesup, IA
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,809
74
  • Readlyn, IA
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 843
74
  • La Porte City, IA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,403
73
  • Oelwein, IA
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,195
72
  • Winthrop, IA
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 915
72
  • Strawberry Point, IA
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,357
72
  • Dunkerton, IA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 895
71
  • Gilbertville, IA
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 723
71
  • Raymond, IA
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 829
70
  • Evansdale, IA
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,794
69
  • Arlington, IA
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 526
69
  • Walker, IA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 841
68
  • Elk Run Heights, IA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,006
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  • Rowley, IA
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 285
66
  • Quasqueton, IA
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 483
66
  • Coggon, IA
  • 22.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 774
65
  • Mount Auburn, IA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 120
65
  • Dundee, IA
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 204
63
  • Brandon, IA
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 330
63
  • Aurora, IA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 234
62
  • Washburn, IA
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 888
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  • Stanley, IA
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 114
62
  • Lamont, IA
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 430
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  • Hazleton, IA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 794
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  • Masonville, IA
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 120

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

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