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Best Places To Live Near Oak Park, Des Moines, IA

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  • Oak Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,090
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score96
  • Ankeny, IA
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.5km away
  • Population: 53,413
  • In the past, I have lived in Ankeny, Iowa and found the city to be very pleasant. There are only about fifty thousand residents in the area, so it is not a large city by any means, yet you don't get a…[read more]
95
  • Urbandale, IA
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.4km away
  • Population: 41,578
  • Living in Urbandale is kind of like living in a cozy fairy tale story. The city is small enough to be cozy and inviting, but big enough to provide plenty of shopping opportunities. When I moved to Iowa,…[read more]
93
  • Clive, IA
  • City: 8.5mi / 13.6km away
  • Population: 17,022
  • Living in Clive, close to Des Moines, Iowa, has been just perfect for me and my family for over 16 years now. If I had to complain about a single thing here it would be the weather. We do see a lot of…[read more]
92
  • Johnston, IA
  • City: 5.6mi / 9.0km away
  • Population: 19,491
  • Summers are hot, winters are cold, spring is beautiful and fall brings on the bonfires and hoodies, but that's part of the reason that I love living in Johnston, Iowa because you truly get to experience…[read more]
92
  • Waukee, IA
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.6km away
  • Population: 16,955
  • If you are considering living in Waukee, IA you gotta know up front, the weather here can get pretty evil sometimes! We have our fair share of tornado activity, but if you are adventurous and know how to…[read more]
92
  • Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.2mi / 5.2km away
  • Population: 2,576
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  • Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.1mi / 5.0km away
  • Population: 3,214
90
  • Altoona, IA
  • City: 8.3mi / 13.3km away
  • Population: 16,692
  • During my time living in Altoona, Iowa, I must say that this has been one of the most pleasant places that I've lived. Not only is this a very safe location to live and raise a family, the education…[read more]
90
  • Salisbury Oaks, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.9mi / 6.3km away
  • Population: 1,088
89
  • Waterbury, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 2,740
89
  • Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 7.3mi / 11.7km away
  • Population: 6,844
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  • Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 2.0mi / 3.2km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • West Des Moines, IA
  • City: 5.2mi / 8.4km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Grimes, IA
  • City: 9.4mi / 15.1km away
  • Population: 10,422
  • I love living in Grimes! I came here to go to college 14 years ago and like it so much that I put down permanent roots after graduation and wouldn't want to call anywhere else home! People in this…[read more]
87
  • Polk City, IA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 4,115
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  • Dallas Center, IA
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 1,851
87
  • Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 1.5mi / 2.4km away
  • Population: 5,761
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  • Van Meter, IA
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 1,256
87
  • Greenwood, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.6mi / 5.9km away
  • Population: 1,009
87
  • Ingersoll Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.5mi / 5.6km away
  • Population: 798
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  • Pleasant Hill, IA
  • City: 6.8mi / 11.0km away
  • Population: 9,406
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  • Bondurant, IA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.0km away
  • Population: 5,079
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  • Granger, IA
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 1,461
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  • Alleman, IA
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.1km away
  • Population: 499
84
  • Meredith, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 2.9mi / 4.6km away
  • Population: 4,605
84
  • Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.9mi / 6.3km away
  • Population: 741
84
  • Winterset, IA
  • City: 27.6mi / 44.3km away
  • Population: 5,158
84
  • Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.2mi / 5.1km away
  • Population: 10,098
83
  • Cumming, IA
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 415
83
  • Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 5.0mi / 8.1km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 2.5mi / 4.0km away
  • Population: 1,504
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  • Linden Heights, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 4.3mi / 6.9km away
  • Population: 400
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  • Arbor Peaks, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.3mi / 5.2km away
  • Population: 1,258
82
  • Runnells, IA
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 514
82
  • Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 2.6mi / 4.2km away
  • Population: 1,710
82
  • Pleasantville, IA
  • City: 25.1mi / 40.3km away
  • Population: 1,762
81
  • Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 5.8mi / 9.4km away
  • Population: 5,829
81
  • Adel, IA
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 4,030
81
  • De Soto, IA
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km away
  • Population: 1,065
81
  • Union Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 1.7mi / 2.8km away
  • Population: 6,552
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  • Westwood, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 4.4mi / 7.1km away
  • Population: 1,262
80
  • Bevington, IA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 54
80
  • Mitchellville, IA
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • Population: 2,271
  • I have worked in Mitchellville since 1989 . I have lived here for four years now. I enjoy the community. I have great neighbors. Good people live here. The city is clean. Most of the housing is…[read more]
80
  • Carlisle, IA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.0km away
  • Population: 4,031
80
  • Norwalk, IA
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.0km away
  • Population: 9,944
80
  • Maxwell, IA
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 839
80
  • Slater, IA
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.4km away
  • Population: 1,617
80
  • Madrid, IA
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 2,585
79
  • North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.1mi / 5.0km away
  • Population: 2,766
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  • Indianola, IA
  • City: 18.6mi / 30.0km away
  • Population: 15,343
  • Living in Indianola is great! There's all kinds of fun things to do here, for example the National Balloon Classic Field is located here and every year we have a hot air balloon competition. You really…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Oak Park, Des Moines, 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 - Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, followed by the best places to live near Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, sorted by Livability Score.

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