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Eight miles from Des Moines, this affordable suburb offers plenty of services for residents young and old. An active Parks and Recreation department plans activities for kids, and a corps of volunteers helps seniors with everything from doctorís visits to gardening. Residents of neighboring towns come to Urbandale for its Fourth of July fireworks show and parade. Other local attractions include a recently renovated library and a revitalized brick-paved downtown area. Local businesses, many in the insurance and energy industries, are seeing an economic uptick. --A.W.Subscribe to Money Magazine
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