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Best Places To Live In Fort Dodge, IA

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  • Fort Dodge, IA
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Webster City, IA
  • City: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • 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]
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  • Humboldt, IA
  • City: 14.9mi / 24.0km away
  • Population: 4,602
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  • Manson, IA
  • City: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 1,825
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  • Farnhamville, IA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 369
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  • Eagle Grove, IA
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 3,468
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  • Pioneer, IA
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.8km away
  • Population: 8
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  • Dakota City, IA
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 713
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  • Gowrie, IA
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 1,047
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  • Stratford, IA
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: 645
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  • Badger, IA
  • City: 7.4mi / 11.9km away
  • Population: 487
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  • Gilmore City, IA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 472
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  • Clare, IA
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.3km away
  • Population: 221
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  • Harcourt, IA
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 291
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  • Woolstock, IA
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 163
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  • Barnum, IA
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 284
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  • Coalville, IA
  • City: 5.7mi / 9.2km away
  • Population: 609
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  • Thor, IA
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 183
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  • Dayton, IA
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • Population: 704
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  • Rinard, IA
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 54
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  • Vincent, IA
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.7km away
  • Population: 130
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  • Goldfield, IA
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • Population: 628
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  • Stanhope, IA
  • City: 24.7mi / 39.7km away
  • Population: 406
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  • Lohrville, IA
  • City: 25.5mi / 41.0km away
  • Population: 384
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  • Somers, IA
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 139
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  • Duncombe, IA
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 313
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  • Lehigh, IA
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.6km away
  • Population: 406
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  • Otho, IA
  • City: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 493
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  • Callender, IA
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.2km away
  • Population: 422
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  • Knierim, IA
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.7km away
  • Population: 72
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  • Rutland, IA
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 111
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  • Moorland, IA
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.4km away
  • Population: 212

Listed above are the best places to live in Fort Dodge, IA for 2021. 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 - Fort Dodge, IA, followed by the best places to live near Fort Dodge, IA, sorted by Livability Score.

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