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Best Places To Live In Council Bluffs, IA

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  • Council Bluffs, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 62,326
  • As a lifetime Iowa resident, I have made many trips to Council Bluffs for different reasons, with the most recent trip being in December of 2010. There is really nothing to do in Council Bluffs or any…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score97
  • Papillion, NE
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 19,520
  • I experienced a fantastic time while living in Papillion Nebraska. The city is an extension of Sarpy County. Papillion Nebraska is close to Omaha and is named after the creek that is in the center of the…[read more]
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  • La Vista, NE
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.5km away
  • Population: 17,064
  • This city has a high cost of living and a reasonable housing market. The price for a home in this community is lower than the national average. I believe the educational system is outstanding and offers…[read more]
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  • Gretna, NE
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • Population: 5,047
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  • Chalco, NE
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.4km away
  • Population: 11,322
  • Chalco, NE is one of those awesome little places everyone hopes they can live in one day. I myself have been living in Chalco since the mid-1990s and honestly it just keeps getting better and better…[read more]
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  • Bellevue, NE
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.3km away
  • Population: 52,993
  • I lived in Bellevue, NE for five years while I attended Bellevue University. We rented a house off of Galvin Road, which is located in the original part of the city. I really enjoyed living in Bellevue.…[read more]
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  • Ralston, NE
  • City: 9.9mi / 16.0km away
  • Population: 7,334
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  • Offutt AFB, NE
  • City: 8.7mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 5,176
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  • Springfield, NE
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • Population: 1,516
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  • Plattsmouth, NE
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 6,476
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  • Bennington, NE
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 1,608
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  • Underwood, IA
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 808
82
  • Bentley, IA
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.7km away
  • Population: 107
82
  • Louisville, NE
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: 1,032
81
  • Treynor, IA
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 957
81
  • Fort Calhoun, NE
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.4km away
  • Population: 815
81
  • Crescent, IA
  • City: 9.3mi / 15.0km away
  • Population: 522
80
  • Richfield, NE
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 164
80
  • Neola, IA
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km away
  • Population: 978
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  • Glenwood, IA
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 5,233
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  • Carter Lake, IA
  • City: 4.9mi / 7.9km away
  • Population: 3,765
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  • McClelland, IA
  • City: 10.9mi / 17.5km away
  • Population: 176
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  • Omaha, NE
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • Population: 443,072
  • You get what you get. Like. You live in Nebraska. For the cost of living and the amount of fancy pants companies that are here? People want a big city OR a small town and Omaha isn't really either. No,…[read more]
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  • Minden, IA
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.7km away
  • Population: 634
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  • Washington, NE
  • City: 21.5mi / 34.6km away
  • Population: 114
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  • Kennard, NE
  • City: 24.5mi / 39.5km away
  • Population: 351
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  • Malvern, IA
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 982
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  • Loveland, IA
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.2km away
  • Population: 40
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  • Mineola, IA
  • City: 10.5mi / 16.9km away
  • Population: 111
69
  • Weston, IA
  • City: 9.2mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 139
67
  • Silver City, IA
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • Population: 224
67
  • Hastings, IA
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: 150
67
  • Cedar Creek, NE
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 432
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  • Boys Town, NE
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 907
64
  • La Platte, NE
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.2km away
  • Population: 124
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  • Pacific Junction, IA
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 407

Listed above are the best places to live in Council Bluffs, IA for 2020. 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 - Council Bluffs, IA, followed by the best places to live near Council Bluffs, IA, sorted by Livability Score.

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