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Best Places To Live Near Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA

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  • Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 5,829
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score98
  • Urbandale, IA
  • City: 5.8mi / 9.3km 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]
96
  • Ankeny, IA
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km 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]
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  • Clive, IA
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.6km 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]
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  • Waukee, IA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km 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]
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  • Johnston, IA
  • City: 9.4mi / 15.2km 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]
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  • Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.3mi / 5.3km away
  • Population: 2,576
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  • Altoona, IA
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.8km 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]
91
  • Pleasant Hill, IA
  • City: 9.3mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 9,406
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  • Salisbury Oaks, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 2.0mi / 3.3km away
  • Population: 1,088
89
  • Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.7mi / 6.0km away
  • Population: 3,214
88
  • Polk City, IA
  • City: 15.5mi / 24.9km away
  • Population: 4,115
88
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • City: 2.8mi / 4.5km 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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  • Ingersoll Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 2.8mi / 4.5km away
  • Population: 798
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  • Grimes, IA
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.1km 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
  • Waterbury, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.0mi / 4.8km away
  • Population: 2,740
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  • Dallas Center, IA
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 1,851
87
  • Van Meter, IA
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 1,256
86
  • Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 5.5mi / 8.8km away
  • Population: 6,844
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  • Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 4.8mi / 7.7km 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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  • Greenwood, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 2.2mi / 3.5km away
  • Population: 1,009
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  • Bondurant, IA
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.9km away
  • Population: 5,079
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  • Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 5,761
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  • Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.6mi / 5.8km away
  • Population: 741
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  • Granger, IA
  • City: 16.8mi / 27.0km away
  • Population: 1,461
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  • Alleman, IA
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 499
84
  • East Village, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 4.5mi / 7.3km away
  • Population: 1,545
84
  • Winterset, IA
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.1km away
  • Population: 5,158
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  • Cumming, IA
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.6km away
  • Population: 415
83
  • Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 2.2mi / 3.5km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Linden Heights, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 1.8mi / 2.9km away
  • Population: 400
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  • Adel, IA
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • Population: 4,030
82
  • Runnells, IA
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 514
82
  • Arbor Peaks, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 2.6mi / 4.2km away
  • Population: 1,258
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  • Meredith, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 6.3mi / 10.1km away
  • Population: 4,605
81
  • De Soto, IA
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: 1,065
81
  • Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 5.0mi / 8.1km away
  • Population: 10,098
80
  • Norwalk, IA
  • City: 4.1mi / 6.7km away
  • Population: 9,944
80
  • Bevington, IA
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.8km away
  • Population: 54
80
  • Westwood, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 2.2mi / 3.5km away
  • Population: 1,262
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  • Mitchellville, IA
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.0km 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
  • Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.2mi / 5.1km away
  • Population: 1,710
80
  • Carlisle, IA
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.2km away
  • Population: 4,031
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  • Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.4mi / 5.5km away
  • Population: 1,504
78
  • Saylorville, IA
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.3km away
  • Population: 3,445
78
  • Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 3.4mi / 5.5km away
  • Population: 6,003
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  • Union Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 5.8mi / 9.4km away
  • Population: 6,552
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  • Indianola, IA
  • City: 14.0mi / 22.5km 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]
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  • Fairground, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 4,883
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  • Des Moines, IA
  • City: 3.7mi / 6.0km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Oak Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 5.8mi / 9.4km away
  • Population: 4,090

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

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