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Best Places To Live In Indianola, IA

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  • Indianola, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 15,343
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Urbandale, IA
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,578
82
  • Clive, IA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,022
82
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • 16.6 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
81
  • Greenwood, Des Moines, IA
  • 15.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,009
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  • Waterbury, Des Moines, IA
  • 17 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,740
80
  • Pleasantville, IA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,762
79
  • Waukee, IA
  • 22.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,955
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  • East Village, Des Moines, IA
  • 15.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,545
77
  • Altoona, IA
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,692
77
  • Windsor Heights, IA
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,980
77
  • Cumming, IA
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 415
77
  • Pleasant Hill, IA
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,406
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  • Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA
  • 17.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 741
76
  • Prairie City, IA
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,973
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  • Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 17.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,214
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  • Meredith, Des Moines, IA
  • 20.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,605
75
  • Melcher-Dallas, IA
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,162
  • I lived in Melcher-Dallas most of my life. I was 13 when I moved away. I am now 16. The town is very small and boring to me, so if you are retiring and don't want much on you're shoulders it's a good
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  • Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 16.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
74
  • Norwalk, IA
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,944
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  • Westwood, Des Moines, IA
  • 16.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,262
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  • Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA
  • 15.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,576
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  • Linden Heights, Des Moines, IA
  • 15.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 400
74
  • Milo, IA
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 928
74
  • Runnells, IA
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 514
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  • Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA
  • 18.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,098
72
  • Martensdale, IA
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 452
72
  • St. Marys, IA
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 210
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  • Salisbury Oaks, Des Moines, IA
  • 15.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,088
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  • Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA
  • 19.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,761
71
  • St. Charles, IA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 765
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  • Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA
  • 14 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,829
70
  • Truro, IA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 456
70
  • Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA
  • 13.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,597
70
  • Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA
  • 16.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,504
69
  • Hartford, IA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 824
68
  • North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA
  • 16.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,766
67
  • Ingersoll Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 16.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 798
67
  • New Virginia, IA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 553
67
  • Carlisle, IA
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,031
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  • Des Moines, IA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 212,859
  • I have lived in Des Moines for quite a few many years, it is one of the few places in the USA that has not been hit as hard by the recession as some of the other larger cities. Des Moines like anywhere
66
  • Bevington, IA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 54
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  • Lacona, IA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 472
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  • Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA
  • 18.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,370
  • This neighborhood is full of classic Beaverdale brick homes, but also all different syles of homes both old and new. It is definately NOT a cookie-cutter neighborhood! The homes are well cared for. It is
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  • Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 17.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,631
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  • McKinley School, Des Moines, IA
  • 14.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,750
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  • Drake, Des Moines, IA
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,972
63
  • Capitol Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 16.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,402
63
  • Williamson, IA
  • 24.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 113
63
  • Patterson, IA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 175
63
  • Ackworth, IA
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 66

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

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