Des Plaines

80
Exceptionally Livable

Des Plaines

  • Des Plaines is ranked #83 in Illinois
  • Des Plaines is ranked #957 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
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80Des Plaines
68Illinois
66USA

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Compare Des Plaines, IL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Des Plaines, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Edison Park, Chicago804.810,818
Forest Glen, Chicago787.918,148
Lake View, Chicago7814.295,881
North Center, Chicago7812.734,804
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Lincoln Park, Chicago771563,685
Norwood Park, Chicago755.938,021
Lincoln Square, Chicago7411.639,389
West Town, Chicago7414.984,915

Best Cities Near Des Plaines, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
St. Charles, IL8422.633,422
Libertyville, IL8417.620,398
Geneva, IL8424.421,662
Clarendon Hills, IL8416.68,548
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Western Springs, IL8416.113,066
Wheaton, IL8416.353,406
Winnetka, IL839.512,366
Downers Grove, IL8317.749,372
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Des Plaines is a Dump

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Lived in Des Plaines for 10 years and was the biggest mistake. We moved for the lower cost of living and at the time good school rankings for our kids. Luckily we just moved out as our kids move into junior high. The public school rankings have dropped precipitously since we moved here and the teacher turnover rate is extremely high. Des Plaines is basically a pass through town to …
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Chiguy80 rPosted on Sep 24, 2017
Des Plaines is a shit hole!

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