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Best Places To Live In Jefferson, IA

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  • Jefferson, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,207
  • Jefferson is a delightful town of about 4,000 people located an hour northwest of Des Moines and 40 minutes west of Ames and Iowa State University. I'm not from here but moved here a few years ago as I…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Coon Rapids, IA
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,371
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  • Glidden, IA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,422
78
  • Lake City, IA
  • 25 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,759
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  • Perry, IA
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,876
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  • Gowrie, IA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,047
72
  • Dawson, IA
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 158
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  • Paton, IA
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 245
70
  • Harcourt, IA
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 291
70
  • Farnhamville, IA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 369
70
  • Churdan, IA
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 410
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  • Minburn, IA
  • 25.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 366
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  • Beaver, IA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 127
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  • Dayton, IA
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 704
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  • Ralston, IA
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 78
68
  • Ogden, IA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,069
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  • Grand Junction, IA
  • 7.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 838
68
  • Yale, IA
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 287
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  • Lohrville, IA
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 384
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  • Bouton, IA
  • 22.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 161
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  • Lanesboro, IA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 139
65
  • Bagley, IA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 335
64
  • Bayard, IA
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 455
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  • Rippey, IA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 207
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  • Boxholm, IA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 221
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  • Pilot Mound, IA
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 161
63
  • Jamaica, IA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 242
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  • Scranton, IA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 565
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  • Dana, IA
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 78
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  • Berkley, IA
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21

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

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