Livability Score

82
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (5) A+
Holy Grounds Coffee Shop
Coffee Shop
Corner Sundry
Coffee Shop
Crimson Anchor
Coffee Shop
Uncommon Grounds
Coffee Shop
Millie's
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (8) A+
Blank Performing Arts Center
Theatre Arts
Amy Robertson Music Center
Theatre Arts
Painted Pony
Art Gallery
Black Box Theatre
Theatre Arts
Carver Cultural Center
Theatre Arts
Paramount Theatre
Cinema
Warren County Historical Museum
Museum
National Balloon Museum
Museum
Food and Drink (26) A+
Funaro's Deli
Fast Food
Concessions
Fast Food
The Zoo
Bar
Mojos
Bar
Red Mango
Sweets
Irishman Pub
Bar
Au Bon Pain
Fast Food
Tyler's Grille
Fast Food
The Garage
Bar
The Hide Out
Bar
Subway
Fast Food
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
A&W
Fast Food
Arby's
Fast Food
The Outside Scoop
Sweets
Burger King
Fast Food
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Papa Murphy's
Fast Food
Hy-Vee Wine & Liquor
Alcohol
Taco John's
Fast Food
Xpress Liquor
Alcohol
McDonald's
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
One Stop Sandwich Shop
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Fitness (1) F
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Groceries (4) F
Mishmash Sweet Treats
Bakery
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Fareway
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Parks (23) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Buxton Park
Park
Lions Park
Park
Memorial Park
Park
Sesquicentennial Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
South Town Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Barker Park
Park
Moats Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Dayton Park
Park
Willow Creek Totlot
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
DeNelsky Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Easton Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
McCord Park
Park
Downey Memorial Park
Park
Pickard Recreation Area
Park
Shops (9) F
Copper + Fringe
Beauty
Moxie
Hairdresser
Simpson Book Store
Books
True Value
Home Improvement
Casey's General Store
Convenience Store
Shoe Sensation
Shoes
Maurices
Clothing
Great Clips
Hairdresser
Dollar General
Discount Store
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.6% take public transportation in Indianola.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.6%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Indianola is 92/100 - which is 3% higher than Iowa.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A-
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D
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crime D+

Indianola crime rates are 2,586 per 100k, which is 60% higher than Iowa
Property Crime
1,707 crimes per 100k
C+
Violent Crime
879 crimes per 100k
D
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employment B-

The median income in Indianola is $62,761 - which is 15% higher than Iowa.
Med. Household Income
$62,761
C-
Unemployment Rate
2.3%
B
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health A+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (17)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Optometric Associates Center of Warren County
Doctor
Drees Family & Sports Chiropractic
Doctor
Crain Chiropractic Clinic
Doctor
Warren County Sheriffs Office
Police
ANP Foot and Ankle Clinic
Doctor
Mercy Clinic (Detroit Ave.)
Doctor
Indianola Fire Department
Fire Station
Indianola Police Department
Police
Family Chiropractic Center
Doctor
Medicap Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Pharmacy
The Village
Nursing Home
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Indianola Family Medicine
Doctor
UnityPoint Clinic
Clinic
Indianola Family Dentistry
Dentist
Mercy Clinics Family Medicine Indianola
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A-
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housing A

Indianola home prices are $167,600 - which is 26% higher than Iowa
Home Price
$167,600
D-
Home Appreciation Rate
10%
D+
Home Affordability
2.7x (home price to income ratio)
A+
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schools A+

The Indianola graduation rate is 93% - which is 5% higher than Iowa
School Test Scores
74%
B
High School Grad. Rates
93%
A-
Elementary Schools (6) C-
Irving Elementary School
Victory Christian Academy
Whittier Elementary School
Emerson Elementary School
Indianola Middle School
Wilder Elementary School
High Schools (1) F
Indianola High School
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ratings A+

Indianola has an overall rating of 90% from 1 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
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A+
User Surveys (0)
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A Great Place to Live - Indianola, Iowa 4.5 rating By Anonymous ( May 23, 2018) 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 can't describe the beauty of seeing all those balloons up in the sky all at on ...Read More ce! We also have the Summerset Winery which also tours and wine sampling!

The economy and cost of living here is really competitive to the area. There is a lot of expansion going on as well for job growth. We aren't too far away from the state capitol, Des Moines, so if you are looking for an opportunity to shop for larger named department stores carrying the latest brands that is the place to be. Here in town we have a great variety of specialty shops and boutiques you won't find anywhere else.

The thing I like best about Indianola is the parks. There are all kinds of parks with trails and bike paths that I love to explore bringing me closer to nature! Read Less
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Indianola? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Buxton Park
Lions Park
Memorial Park
Sesquicentennial Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
South Town Park

Entertainment

Blank Performing Arts Center
Amy Robertson Music Center
Painted Pony
Black Box Theatre
Carver Cultural Center
Paramount Theatre
Warren County Historical Museum
National Balloon Museum

Food & Drink

Funaro's Deli
Concessions
The Zoo
Mojos
Red Mango
Irishman Pub
Au Bon Pain
Tyler's Grille

F Commute

Is public transit available in Indianola? Of all people who commute, 0.6% take public transportation in Indianola.
Drive to Work
73%

4% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
1%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
9%

6% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Indianola a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Walgreens
Medicap Pharmacy

Doctors

Drees Family & Sports Chiropractic
ANP Foot and Ankle Clinic
Crain Chiropractic Clinic
Optometric Associates Center of Warren County
Family Chiropractic Center
Indianola Family Medicine
Mercy Clinic (Detroit Ave.)

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