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Best Places To Live In St. Charles, IA

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  • St. Charles, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 765
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Van Meter, IA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,256
78
  • Earlham, IA
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,523
77
  • Cumming, IA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 415
74
  • Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 20.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
74
  • Norwalk, IA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,944
74
  • Linden Heights, Des Moines, IA
  • 20.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 400
74
  • Milo, IA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 928
73
  • Indianola, IA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,343
73
  • De Soto, IA
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,065
72
  • Martensdale, IA
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 452
72
  • St. Marys, IA
  • 4.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 210
71
  • Osceola, IA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,992
71
  • Winterset, IA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,158
71
  • Murray, IA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 661
70
  • Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,829
70
  • Truro, IA
  • 5.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 456
70
  • Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA
  • 20.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,597
67
  • New Virginia, IA
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 553
67
  • Carlisle, IA
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,031
66
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 22.2 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
  • 5.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 54
64
  • Woodburn, IA
  • 22.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 230
64
  • McKinley School, Des Moines, IA
  • 22.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,750
64
  • Macksburg, IA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 121
63
  • Patterson, IA
  • 5.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 175
63
  • Ackworth, IA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 66
62
  • Lucas, IA
  • 25.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 185
62
  • Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA
  • 20.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,844
61
  • East Peru, IA
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 98
61
  • Thayer, IA
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60
61
  • South Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 20.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,445
61
  • Spring Hill, IA
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60
60
  • Lorimor, IA
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 364
59
  • Somerset, Des Moines, IA
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 255
56
  • Magnolia Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 20.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,351
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  • Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA
  • 20 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,175
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  • Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA
  • 21.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,003

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

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