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5 Iowa cities on 'Best Places to Live;' Iowa City ranks 10th

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) - According to a national survey, Iowa is a great place to live.

Five Iowa cities made livability.com's list of "Best Places to Live." Iowa City ranked 10th for its culture, education and hospitals.

Fellow college town Ames was number 30 on the list. It got points for Iowa State University and its health care network.

West Des Moines came in 57th for its amenities, like golf courses, malls and parks and its wealth.

Cedar Rapids ranked 65th. The Cedar River and its thriving arts helped land it on the list.

Finally, Des Moines came in 82nd, getting major points for its parks, golf courses, and health and finance industries.
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