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Best Places To Live In McHenry, IL

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  • McHenry, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 26,631
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Libertyville, IL
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,435
80
  • Barrington, IL
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,449
79
  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 75,721
  • Im a liberal and this place is great. im also a transgender and idetify as a vending machine and people accept me around here. i acted like a vending machine and someone put a $1 inside of me since i was
77
  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,554
  • I lived in Buffalo Grove, Illinois for about 8 years in my mid-twenties. I lived on the north side which is more commercial than the southern side which is more residential and family friendly. There
77
  • Vernon Hills, IL
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,910
77
  • West Dundee, IL
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,369
76
  • Lake Geneva, WI
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,754
76
  • Tower Lakes, IL
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,149
76
  • Lincolnshire, IL
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,291
75
  • Huntley, IL
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,831
75
  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,950
75
  • Palatine, IL
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 69,098
  • Like with every area theres a ghetto but 90% of Palatine is safe. The downtown has been newly redone with a fair amount of bars/shopping and places to eat all within walking distance. Though
75
  • Third Lake, IL
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,266
74
  • Bull Valley, IL
  • 3.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,213
74
  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 51,727
  • Used to be a nice clean place to live. Now, all areas are run down with dead trees, broken fences, overgrown lawns and houses that need major upkeep.You go to any store now it's all foreigners. The
74
  • Cary, IL
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,946
74
  • Lake in the Hills, IL
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,908
74
  • Gilberts, IL
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,479
74
  • Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,636
74
  • Crystal Lake, IL
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,475
  • I currently live in an area called Crystal Lake that is located in Illinois. There is so much to love about this area including the excellent education as well the the local amenities in this area. I was
74
  • Mount Prospect, IL
  • 26.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 54,552
  • If you are planning to visit the city of Mount Prospect, IL, then you will never experience a dull moment. I have traveled to this city and have found it to be quite entertaining. One main attraction is
73
  • Mundelein, IL
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,550
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  • Trout Valley, IL
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 537
73
  • Grayslake, IL
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,053
72
  • Williams Bay, WI
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,605
72
  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,377
72
  • Indian Creek, IL
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 768
72
  • Como, WI
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,443
72
  • Walworth, WI
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,851
72
  • Powers Lake, WI
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,159
72
  • Lake Villa, IL
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,916
72
  • Silver Lake, WI
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,506
72
  • Pleasant Prairie, WI
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,395
72
  • Bohners Lake, WI
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,195
72
  • Deer Park, IL
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,409
71
  • Green Oaks, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,832
71
  • South Barrington, IL
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,766
71
  • Bristol, WI
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,957
71
  • Spring Grove, IL
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,578
71
  • Lakewood, IL
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,111
71
  • North Barrington, IL
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,972
71
  • Oakwood Hills, IL
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,115
71
  • Long Grove, IL
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,065
71
  • Old Mill Creek, IL
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 180
71
  • Kildeer, IL
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,976
71
  • Lindenhurst, IL
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,380
71
  • Genoa City, WI
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,023
70
  • Sleepy Hollow, IL
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,338
70
  • Prairie Grove, IL
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,704
70
  • Prospect Heights, IL
  • 24.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,331

Listed above are the best places to live in McHenry, IL for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - McHenry, IL, followed by the best places to live near McHenry, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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