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Best Places To Live In Dayton, IA

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  • Dayton, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 704
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Webster City, IA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,825
  • I currently live in Webster City and picked it in part for the opportunity to raise a family in a small town atmosphere where there were a lot of activities and community events that appeal to my…[read more]
78
  • Boone, IA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,609
  • I had a refreshing experience while living in Boone Iowa. The city is located in Boone County. Boone is close to Jefferson North Carolina. The town has great educational resources. It houses both public…[read more]
77
  • Jefferson, IA
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,207
  • Jefferson is a delightful town of about 4,000 people located an hour northwest of Des Moines and 40 minutes west of Ames and Iowa State University. I'm not from here but moved here a few years ago as I…[read more]
74
  • Gowrie, IA
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,047
72
  • Stratford, IA
  • 7.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 645
72
  • Paton, IA
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 245
71
  • Fraser, IA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 165
70
  • Harcourt, IA
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 291
70
  • Farnhamville, IA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 369
69
  • Barnum, IA
  • 22.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 284
69
  • Fort Dodge, IA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,626
  • Fort Dodge, Iowa is located around an hour or so north of Des Moines. Fort Dodge is a fun city with the conveniences of urban commerce and the pleasantries of rural living. Fort Dodge is medium-size city…[read more]
69
  • Coalville, IA
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 609
69
  • Beaver, IA
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 127
68
  • Stanhope, IA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 406
68
  • Ogden, IA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,069
68
  • Grand Junction, IA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 838
67
  • Duncombe, IA
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 313
67
  • Somers, IA
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 139
66
  • Lehigh, IA
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 406
66
  • Otho, IA
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 493
65
  • Callender, IA
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 422
65
  • Knierim, IA
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 72
64
  • Boxholm, IA
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 221
63
  • Moorland, IA
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 212
63
  • Pilot Mound, IA
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 161
62
  • Kamrar, IA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 149
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  • Dana, IA
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 78

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

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