Des Plaines

82
Exceptionally Livable

Des Plaines

  • Des Plaines is ranked #127 in Illinois
  • Des Plaines is ranked #1,792 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
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82Des Plaines
71Illinois
70USA

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Compare Des Plaines, IL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Des Plaines, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
North Center, Chicago8312.734,804
Lincoln Park, Chicago831563,685
Edison Park, Chicago824.810,818
Lake View, Chicago8214.295,881
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Forest Glen, Chicago817.918,148
Lincoln Square, Chicago7811.639,389
West Town, Chicago7714.984,915
Norwood Park, Chicago765.938,021

Best Cities Near Des Plaines, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Winnetka, IL909.512,366
Hinsdale, IL9016.316,898
Western Springs, IL9016.113,066
Kenilworth, IL8910.32,648
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Glencoe, IL899.98,824
Clarendon Hills, IL8816.68,548
Wilmette, IL889.327,345
Lake Forest, IL8814.218,914
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Des Plaines is a shit hole!

Attractions1/10
Community1/10
Nightlife1/10
Dining1/10
Shopping1/10
I've lived in DP all my life (40yrs). I have never seen a town go downhill so fast. Since 2008 this city has literally fallen apart. All decent Businesses have all left, the City Workers are laxy white trash. Des Plaines is riddled with potholes and broken train tracks.....What a dump Des plaines has turned into. Now the only kind of people that move here are illegal Mexicans! …
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Sean JohanssonPosted on Feb 26, 2016
Awesome city

Attractions10/10
Community10/10
Nightlife7/10
Dining10/10
Shopping10/10
Des Plaines is very underrated. The river causes a few problems but they are few and far between. There are two train stations and a lot of bus routes running through the city. Crime is low. I love this city and there is so much to do. I'd move there in a heartbeat! It's the home of the 1st McDonalds. That is cool enough. The town is affordable with low …
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David2300Posted on Nov 28, 2015

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Source: The Des Plaines, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau.