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Best Places To Live In Pekin, IL

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  • Pekin, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 33,928
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Morton, IL
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,493
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  • Washington, IL
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,525
80
  • Germantown Hills, IL
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,439
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  • Elmwood, IL
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,235
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  • Tremont, IL
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,120
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  • Dunlap, IL
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,592
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  • Metamora, IL
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,544
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  • Eureka, IL
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,638
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  • Mackinaw, IL
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,407
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  • Deer Creek, IL
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 781
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  • Glasford, IL
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,018
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  • Minier, IL
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,206
74
  • East Peoria, IL
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,225
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  • West Peoria, IL
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,453
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  • Lake Camelot, IL
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,910
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  • Manito, IL
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,752
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  • North Pekin, IL
  • 2.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,464
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  • Heritage Lake, IL
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,292
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  • Peoria Heights, IL
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,056
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  • Delavan, IL
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,543
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  • Marquette Heights, IL
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,789
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  • Hopedale, IL
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,018
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  • Bellevue, IL
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,576
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  • Farmington, IL
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,283
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  • Bartonville, IL
  • 5.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,440
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  • Hanna City, IL
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,308
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  • South Pekin, IL
  • 5.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,160
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  • Brimfield, IL
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 963
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  • Peoria, IL
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 115,718
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  • Goodfield, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,044
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  • Green Valley, IL
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 786
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  • Emden, IL
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 347
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  • Norwood, IL
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 453
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  • Creve Coeur, IL
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,717
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  • San Jose, IL
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 582
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  • Banner, IL
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 188
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  • Mapleton, IL
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 310
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  • Armington, IL
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 359
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  • Spring Bay, IL
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 556
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  • Bay View Gardens, IL
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 354
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  • Topeka, IL
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37
55
  • Forest City, IL
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 232
54
  • Kingston Mines, IL
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 253
54
  • Goofy Ridge, IL
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 242
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  • Liverpool, IL
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 115

Listed above are the best places to live in Pekin, IL for 2017. 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 - Pekin, IL, followed by the best places to live near Pekin, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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