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Best Places To Live In Ottumwa, IA

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  • Ottumwa, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 24,709
  • Living in Ottumwa was alright, but it was far from any other big cities and sometimes you feel like you're living in the middle of nowhere. You'll probably be able to find a decent job here, nothing very…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Oskaloosa, IA
  • City: 21.8mi / 35.1km away
  • Population: 11,538
  • I grew up in Oskaloosa and came back here after attending college and I wouldn't have it any other way. This is a family friendly community with several different things to do, no matter what time of the…[read more]
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  • Eddyville, IA
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • Population: 1,207
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  • Bloomfield, IA
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 2,622
80
  • Leando, IA
  • City: 22.9mi / 36.9km away
  • Population: 40
80
  • Albia, IA
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 3,795
79
  • Libertyville, IA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 371
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  • Douds, IA
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: 86
75
  • Keomah Village, IA
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.1km away
  • Population: 69
75
  • University Park, IA
  • City: 20.7mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 558
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  • Packwood, IA
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.1km away
  • Population: 316
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  • Udell, IA
  • City: 23.6mi / 38.0km away
  • Population: 37
72
  • Blakesburg, IA
  • City: 11.8mi / 19.0km away
  • Population: 302
72
  • Unionville, IA
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 78
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  • Chillicothe, IA
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • Population: 97
68
  • Kirkville, IA
  • City: 9.3mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 179
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  • Fremont, IA
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 745
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  • Agency, IA
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.1km away
  • Population: 619
67
  • Martinsburg, IA
  • City: 14.0mi / 22.5km away
  • Population: 125
67
  • Hayesville, IA
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 42
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  • Ollie, IA
  • City: 21.1mi / 34.0km away
  • Population: 189
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  • Drakesville, IA
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 172
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  • Eldon, IA
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.8km away
  • Population: 890
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  • Batavia, IA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 637
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  • Floris, IA
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.2km away
  • Population: 246
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  • Beacon, IA
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: 526
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  • Hedrick, IA
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.2km away
  • Population: 711

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

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