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Best Places To Live In Indianola, IA

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  • Indianola, IA
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score98
  • Urbandale, IA
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.8km 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]
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  • Clive, IA
  • City: 21.1mi / 33.9km 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: 22.6mi / 36.4km 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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  • Ingersoll Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 16.6mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 798
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  • Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 15.4mi / 24.8km away
  • Population: 2,576
92
  • Altoona, IA
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km 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: 16.6mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 9,406
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  • Salisbury Oaks, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 15.8mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 1,088
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  • Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 3,214
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  • West Des Moines, IA
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.8km 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]
88
  • Prairie City, IA
  • City: 23.3mi / 37.6km away
  • Population: 1,973
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  • Waterbury, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 2,740
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  • Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 11.8mi / 19.0km away
  • Population: 6,844
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  • Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 18.4mi / 29.6km 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: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 1,009
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  • Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 5,761
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  • Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 741
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  • East Village, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 1,545
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  • Cumming, IA
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 415
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  • Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 16.1mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Linden Heights, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 15.7mi / 25.3km away
  • Population: 400
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  • Runnells, IA
  • City: 14.9mi / 24.0km away
  • Population: 514
82
  • Pleasantville, IA
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 1,762
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  • Arbor Peaks, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 1,258
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  • Meredith, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 20.1mi / 32.3km away
  • Population: 4,605
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  • Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 18.9mi / 30.5km away
  • Population: 10,098
80
  • Norwalk, IA
  • City: 11.4mi / 18.3km away
  • Population: 9,944
80
  • Bevington, IA
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.2km away
  • Population: 54
80
  • Westwood, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 1,262
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  • Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 1,710
80
  • Carlisle, IA
  • City: 11.0mi / 17.8km away
  • Population: 4,031
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  • Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 1,504
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  • Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 14.0mi / 22.5km away
  • Population: 5,829
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  • Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • Population: 6,003
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  • Union Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 6,552
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  • Fairground, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 16.1mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 4,883
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  • Des Moines, IA
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.7km 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: 18.6mi / 30.0km away
  • Population: 4,090
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  • Martensdale, IA
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.5km away
  • Population: 452
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  • Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 13.7mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 8,597
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  • Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 4,631
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  • North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 16.5mi / 26.5km away
  • Population: 2,766
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  • St. Charles, IA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 765
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  • Windsor Heights, IA
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 4,980
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  • New Virginia, IA
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.4km away
  • Population: 553
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  • Melcher-Dallas, IA
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km away
  • Population: 1,162
  • I lived in Melcher-Dallas most of my life. I was 13 when I moved away. I am now 16. The town is very small and boring to me, so if you are retiring and don't want much on you're shoulders it's a good…[read more]
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  • Truro, IA
  • City: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 456
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  • Drake, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 10,972
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  • Chautauqua Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 441
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  • Hartford, IA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 824

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

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