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Best Places To Live In Madrid, IA

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  • Madrid, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 2,585
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score98
  • Urbandale, IA
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km 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]
96
  • Ankeny, IA
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.3km away
  • Population: 53,413
  • In the past, I have lived in Ankeny, Iowa and found the city to be very pleasant. There are only about fifty thousand residents in the area, so it is not a large city by any means, yet you don't get a…[read more]
94
  • Clive, IA
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.2km 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]
94
  • Waukee, IA
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km 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]
93
  • Ingersoll Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 798
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  • Johnston, IA
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 19,491
  • Summers are hot, winters are cold, spring is beautiful and fall brings on the bonfires and hoodies, but that's part of the reason that I love living in Johnston, Iowa because you truly get to experience…[read more]
92
  • Altoona, IA
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.2km 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: 25.0mi / 40.2km away
  • Population: 9,406
89
  • Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 3,214
88
  • Boone, IA
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.8km away
  • Population: 12,609
  • I had a refreshing experience while living in Boone Iowa. The city is located in Boone County. Boone is close to Jefferson North Carolina. The town has great educational resources. It houses both public…[read more]
88
  • Polk City, IA
  • City: 9.3mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 4,115
87
  • Grimes, IA
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 10,422
  • I love living in Grimes! I came here to go to college 14 years ago and like it so much that I put down permanent roots after graduation and wouldn't want to call anywhere else home! People in this…[read more]
87
  • Waterbury, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • Population: 2,740
87
  • Dallas Center, IA
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 1,851
86
  • Ames, IA
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.1km away
  • Population: 64,073
  • I moved to Ames almost nine years ago to attend Iowa State University (ISU) after growing up near New York City. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine falling in love with this city and staying here…[read more]
86
  • Gilbert, IA
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 1,183
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  • Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 19.5mi / 31.3km 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]
85
  • Bondurant, IA
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.1km away
  • Population: 5,079
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  • Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 18.4mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 5,761
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  • Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 20.3mi / 32.6km away
  • Population: 741
85
  • Granger, IA
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 1,461
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  • Alleman, IA
  • City: 11.6mi / 18.7km away
  • Population: 499
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  • East Village, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 22.6mi / 36.3km away
  • Population: 1,545
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  • Adel, IA
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.8km away
  • Population: 4,030
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  • Huxley, IA
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.1km away
  • Population: 3,474
81
  • Ogden, IA
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.1km away
  • Population: 2,069
81
  • Perry, IA
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 7,876
81
  • Meredith, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 4,605
81
  • Nevada, IA
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: 6,796
81
  • Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 10,098
80
  • Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 21.5mi / 34.6km away
  • Population: 1,710
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  • Slater, IA
  • City: 6.9mi / 11.1km away
  • Population: 1,617
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  • Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 21.7mi / 35.0km away
  • Population: 1,504
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  • Saylorville, IA
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 3,445
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  • Luther, IA
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.2km away
  • Population: 147
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  • Redfield, IA
  • City: 27.6mi / 44.5km away
  • Population: 680
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  • Union Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 21.1mi / 34.0km away
  • Population: 6,552
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  • Kelley, IA
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.3km away
  • Population: 306
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  • Fairground, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 23.3mi / 37.4km away
  • Population: 4,883
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  • Oak Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 19.7mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 4,090
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  • Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 22.2mi / 35.8km away
  • Population: 4,631
77
  • North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 21.3mi / 34.3km away
  • Population: 2,766
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  • Windsor Heights, IA
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 4,980
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  • Drake, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 20.7mi / 33.3km away
  • Population: 10,972
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  • Woodward, IA
  • City: 5.4mi / 8.7km away
  • Population: 1,621
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  • Chautauqua Park, Des Moines, IA
  • Neighborhood: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • Population: 441
75
  • Sheldahl, IA
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.3km away
  • Population: 249
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  • Fraser, IA
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 165
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  • Elkhart, IA
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 815
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  • Cambridge, IA
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 853

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

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