Best Places To Live In Illinois 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Winnetka, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,210
85
  • Hinsdale, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,594
85
  • Glencoe, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,728
85
  • Kenilworth, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,669
85
  • Leland Grove, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,740
84
  • Western Springs, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,853
84
  • Lake Forest, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,068
84
  • Wilmette, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,202
83
  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,434
83
  • Long Grove, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,031
83
  • Burr Ridge, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,590
83
  • Forsyth, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,785
83
  • Highland Park, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,909
83
  • Edwardsville, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,093
83
  • La Grange, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,563
83
  • Barrington, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,739
83
  • Northbrook, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,095
83
  • Morton, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,255
83
  • Deerfield, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,452
83
  • Kildeer, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,952
83
  • Rochester, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,712
83
  • Washington, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,052
83
  • Geneva, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,588
83
  • Wheaton, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 53,155
82
  • Flossmoor, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,387
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Illinois for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in Illinois is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Illinois has a population of 12,823,860 and a population density of 222.3 people per square mile. The capital city is Springfield and the largest city in Illinois is Chicago. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.