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Best Places To Live In Mason City, IA

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  • Mason City, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 27,546
  • The city is not bad, people are nice. The schools are very good. There a few issues I noticed, the city Government lacks vision, focusing on the Music Man and downtown area that is dying, southbridge…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Clear Lake, IA
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 7,644
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  • St. Ansgar, IA
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: 1,087
84
  • Nora Springs, IA
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.5km away
  • Population: 1,567
84
  • Lake Mills, IA
  • City: 25.0mi / 40.2km away
  • Population: 2,027
83
  • Manly, IA
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.5km away
  • Population: 1,551
82
  • Ventura, IA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 737
82
  • Osage, IA
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.8km away
  • Population: 3,631
81
  • Sheffield, IA
  • City: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 1,283
81
  • Rockwell, IA
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 1,100
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  • Meservey, IA
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 177
78
  • Rockford, IA
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.1km away
  • Population: 760
77
  • Bolan, IA
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 40
77
  • Portland, IA
  • City: 3.9mi / 6.3km away
  • Population: 27
76
  • Swaledale, IA
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.3km away
  • Population: 181
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  • Hanlontown, IA
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.7km away
  • Population: 211
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  • Plymouth, IA
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 344
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  • Grafton, IA
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.8km away
  • Population: 355
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  • Thornton, IA
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 482
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  • Rock Falls, IA
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.2km away
  • Population: 150
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  • Rudd, IA
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 366
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  • Fertile, IA
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 346
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  • Joice, IA
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 195
70
  • Roseville, IA
  • City: 21.5mi / 34.6km away
  • Population: 0
69
  • Carpenter, IA
  • City: 20.6mi / 33.1km away
  • Population: 102
69
  • Mitchell, IA
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • Population: 171
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  • Marble Rock, IA
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 316
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  • Dougherty, IA
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 64
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  • Burchinal, IA
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.3km away
  • Population: 53
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  • Kensett, IA
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.8km away
  • Population: 345

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

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