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Best Places To Live In Portland, MI

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  • Portland, MI
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 3,920
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • DeWitt, MI
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,657
80
  • Edgemont Park, MI
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,148
77
  • Fowler, MI
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,161
75
  • St. Johns, MI
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,951
75
  • Holt, MI
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,418
  • I have been living in Holt, MI for 6 years and love the small-town atmosphere and convenience of all the shopping and restaurants within the city. The school system in Holt is some of the best districts
74
  • Grand Ledge, MI
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,794
73
  • Hastings, MI
  • 24.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,312
73
  • Waverly, MI
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,617
  • years of living in Waverly, Michigan, I can say that I felt that it had everything that I needed to live comfortably, but it didn’t offer a ton of excitement. The atmosphere in the community was safe and
73
  • Lake Odessa, MI
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,066
72
  • Potterville, MI
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,621
70
  • Eagle, MI
  • 6.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 104
70
  • Saranac, MI
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,232
70
  • Pewamo, MI
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 554
70
  • Clarksville, MI
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 375
69
  • Wacousta, MI
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,425
69
  • Dimondale, MI
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,134
68
  • Belding, MI
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,766
66
  • Westphalia, MI
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 995
65
  • Ionia, MI
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,396
  • After living in Ionia, MI for just over 6 years now, I am really not certain as to whether I would recommend it to anyone looking for a new place to settle down and call home. Several years ago I would
63
  • Lansing, MI
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 114,773
  • I moved to the Lansing, MI area for work about 8 months ago from another part of Michigan. Lansing is a pretty typical Mid-Western town that's seen economic trouble recently. It still has it's share of
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  • Mulliken, MI
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 619
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  • Maple Rapids, MI
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 726
62
  • Hubbardston, MI
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 334
62
  • Woodland, MI
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 468
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  • Sunfield, MI
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 516
60
  • Muir, MI
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 692
59
  • Vermontville, MI
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 851
58
  • Lyons, MI
  • 8.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 839
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  • Nashville, MI
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,606

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

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