These Ten Iowa Communities are the Best Places to Live

According to Movoto Real Estate, these are the best places to live in Iowa;

1. Waukee
2. North Liberty
3. Johnston
3. Grimes
5. Clive
6. Norwalk
7. Ankeny
8. Urbandale
9. Pleasant Hill
10. Coralville

They used the following criteria to rank each community;

Here at EXIT Realty North Star, we are rather proud of Norwalk ranking the 6th best city in Iowa to live! Norwalk was described as a family friendly and economically strong community. With a cost of living of 83, Norwalk is the most affordable city on Movoto's top 10, and yet, residents here still make a median household income of $69,229—that’s 45 percent above the state average.

Jon Niemeyer is the Broker/Owner of EXIT Realty North Star, 1039 Sunset Dr Norwalk, IA 50211. We provide full service real estate services to the Des Moines, Iowa metro area. Find links and contact information for Jon at

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