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Best Places To Live In Portland, IA

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  • Portland, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 27
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Mason City, IA
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,546
  • There is no place that is quite like Mason City, Iowa. It has a charm that comes from generations and generations of kind and hardworking people coming together to create this beautiful place. Mason
79
  • Clear Lake, IA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,644
79
  • St. Ansgar, IA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,087
78
  • Greene, IA
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,115
77
  • Rockwell, IA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,100
77
  • Nora Springs, IA
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,567
76
  • Osage, IA
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,631
76
  • Sheffield, IA
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,283
76
  • Ventura, IA
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 737
76
  • Manly, IA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,551
70
  • Rockford, IA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 760
68
  • Bolan, IA
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40
67
  • Meservey, IA
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 177
67
  • Plymouth, IA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 344
66
  • Roseville, IA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 0
66
  • Fertile, IA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 346
65
  • Hanlontown, IA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 211
65
  • Joice, IA
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 195
65
  • Rock Falls, IA
  • 5.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 150
64
  • Floyd, IA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 365
64
  • Thornton, IA
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 482
64
  • Mitchell, IA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 171
63
  • Marble Rock, IA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 316
63
  • Rudd, IA
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 366
63
  • Orchard, IA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 50
62
  • Grafton, IA
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 355
60
  • Dougherty, IA
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 64
60
  • Swaledale, IA
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 181
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  • Carpenter, IA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 102
54
  • Kensett, IA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 345
53
  • Burchinal, IA
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 53

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

To customize the list of best places to live in and around Portland, IA, you are able to first select the search radius, which is the maximum distance you'd like to search for nearby cities or neighborhoods. Next, you can choose to display cities only, neighborhoods only or both cities and neighborhoods. The population dropdown will allow you to customize the size of the cities that you would like to appear in the list. You can then set the importance of each category based on what's most important to you. Finally, you can set your home/rent budget based on what you're comfortable spending on housing or rent. Once your search preferences have been set, you will have your personalized list of the best places to live in Portland, IA.