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Best Places To Live In Portage, WI

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  • Portage, WI
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 10,255
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score75
  • Sauk City, WI
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,467
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  • Poynette, WI
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,441
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  • Endeavor, WI
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 473
70
  • Lake Wisconsin, WI
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,388
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  • West Baraboo, WI
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,771
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  • Baraboo, WI
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,097
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  • Pardeeville, WI
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,096
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  • Lodi, WI
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,044
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  • Prairie du Sac, WI
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,218
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  • Arlington, WI
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 832
65
  • Oxford, WI
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 531
65
  • Montello, WI
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,503
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  • Marquette, WI
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 144
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  • Doylestown, WI
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 264
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  • Kingston, WI
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 337
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  • North Freedom, WI
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 665
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  • Rio, WI
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,190
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  • Lake Delton, WI
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,961
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  • Dalton, WI
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 220
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  • Merrimac, WI
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 552
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  • Wyocena, WI
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 724
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  • Wisconsin Dells, WI
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,631
  • Visit eDells and explore the beautiful Wisconsin Dells having a lot of attractions, water parks, adventures, events, resorts, hotels, motels and campground and deals. When the day starts, the Dells has
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  • Packwaukee, WI
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 178
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  • Bluffview, WI
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 653
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  • Cambria, WI
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 789

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

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