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Best Places To Live In Grinnell, IA

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  • Grinnell, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 9,112
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Lambs Grove, IA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 200
81
  • Monroe, IA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,875
79
  • Montezuma, IA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,591
78
  • Toledo, IA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,258
  • I'll keep it short and sweet. There are five major problems that basically ruin the shithole that Is the "twin cities" of Tama/Toledo :1. Rich Yups.2. Lack of shit to do.3. Housing and cost of living.4.…[read more]
77
  • New Sharon, IA
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,263
76
  • Sully, IA
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 843
76
  • Oakland Acres, IA
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 116
75
  • Newton, IA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,090
  • Newtown, Iowa is one of those little towns you think it's impossible to find these days, but really we're just a well-kept secret! Anyone living in Newtown will tell you that this is one of the best…[read more]
75
  • Holiday Lake, IA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 323
74
  • Brooklyn, IA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,422
  • During the summer I traveled to Brooklyn to stay with a family member. After a couple of weeks, I was dying to get out. Now, I have lived in plenty of small rural towns, but none were like this. The…[read more]
74
  • Hartwick, IA
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 98
74
  • Le Grand, IA
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 995
70
  • Haverhill, IA
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 169
70
  • Vining, IA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 73
69
  • Kellogg, IA
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 777
69
  • Laurel, IA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 358
69
  • Lynnville, IA
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 456
68
  • Tama, IA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,832
  • If there was ever a town that could accurately be compared to Mayberry it's Tama/Toledo, Iowa, just add ridiculous amounts of methheads, a snobby, self-entitled population, and a majority of rude and…[read more]
67
  • Gilman, IA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 598
67
  • Guernsey, IA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 72
66
  • Melbourne, IA
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 821
65
  • Reasnor, IA
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 175
65
  • Malcom, IA
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 297
64
  • Montour, IA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 259
63
  • Gibson, IA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 48
63
  • Ferguson, IA
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 137
61
  • Deep River, IA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 252
56
  • Barnes City, IA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 265
54
  • Chelsea, IA
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 242
54
  • Searsboro, IA
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 184

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

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