#90. Clive

Reasonably priced homes and vast amenities draw many families to Clive, a city located west of Des Moines. The Greenbelt Park and a trail system run through the entire city, linking neighborhoods with commercial areas that offer shops and restaurants. During summer months, many families attend the annual Clive After Five concert series that first began in 1985. Residents have access to two public school districts and a highly regarded Mercy Medical Center and a Mercy Cancer Center West Lakes. See where Clive ranked on the Best Small Towns 2012 list. 

Newsletter Sign Up

Keep up to date with our latest rankings and articles!
Enter your email to be added to our mailing list.