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Best Places To Live In Iowa City, IA

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  • Iowa City, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 72,385
  • Iowa City is the worst city I've ever lived in. I've lived in 4 different states and oversees, and the level of incompetence of the leadership is among the worst I've seen. Taxes are high, cost of living
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • University Heights, IA
  • 1.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,255
83
  • Lisbon, IA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,908
83
  • Mount Vernon, IA
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,487
82
  • North Liberty, IA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,984
  • I love living in North Liberty, part of America's Heartland, and I cannot even begin to fathom living anywhere else! This place truly gives the small town feeling with the big city accommodations and
81
  • Solon, IA
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,399
80
  • Coralville, IA
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,078
  • I had a quiet, enjoyable time while living in Coralville Iowa. The town is located in Johnson County and is a suburb of Iowa City. It houses the historical Edgewater Park Campsite which is more than
78
  • Middle Amana, IA
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 423
78
  • Lone Tree, IA
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,482
78
  • Kalona, IA
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,479
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  • Walford, IA
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,428
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  • Mechanicsville, IA
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,052
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  • Fairfax, IA
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,418
76
  • Shueyville, IA
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 570
76
  • Wellman, IA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,365
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  • West Liberty, IA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,737
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  • Ely, IA
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,133
75
  • West Branch, IA
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,581
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  • Tiffin, IA
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,530
74
  • Riverside, IA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,054
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  • Oxford, IA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 874
73
  • Swisher, IA
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 846
73
  • Amana, IA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 367
73
  • Hills, IA
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 730
72
  • Frytown, IA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 84
71
  • Stanwood, IA
  • 25.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 562
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  • Nichols, IA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 360
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  • Homestead, IA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 178
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  • East Amana, IA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40
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  • Atalissa, IA
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 339
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  • Conesville, IA
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 617

Listed above are the best places to live in Iowa City, IA for 2018. 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 - Iowa City, IA, followed by the best places to live near Iowa City, IA, sorted by Livability Score.

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