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Best Places To Live In Rockford, IL

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  • Rockford, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 149,597
  • Living in Rockford is like living in Nazi Germany.....in 1945. Enjoy the ruins. City run by corrupt, stupid and foolish people. If you are thinking of moving to Rockford.....pick any other community in
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score75
  • Roscoe, IL
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,666
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  • Byron, IL
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,647
72
  • Timberlane, IL
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,023
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  • Sycamore, IL
  • 26.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,611
  • Fresh out of my first trip to Florida, I went to this small town for a pumpkin festival on Halloween 2004. While the shows were good, the people were just horrible, both to me and to my parents. During
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  • Candlewick Lake, IL
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,646
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  • Pecatonica, IL
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,315
69
  • Rockton, IL
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,596
68
  • Davis, IL
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 688
68
  • Sharon, WI
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,744
67
  • Winnebago, IL
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,008
67
  • Lake Summerset, IL
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,943
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  • Kingston, IL
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,170
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  • Loves Park, IL
  • 4.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,499
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  • Davis Junction, IL
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,439
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  • Mount Morris, IL
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,008
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  • Durand, IL
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,315
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  • Genoa, IL
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,930
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  • Machesney Park, IL
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,002
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  • Monroe Center, IL
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 463
60
  • New Milford, IL
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 644
60
  • Kirkland, IL
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,662
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  • South Beloit, IL
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,589
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  • Poplar Grove, IL
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,728
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  • Beloit, WI
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,812
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  • Belvidere, IL
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,300
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  • Oregon, IL
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,657
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  • Stillman Valley, IL
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,075
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  • Capron, IL
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,868
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  • Caledonia, IL
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 232
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  • Cherry Valley, IL
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,129
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  • Garden Prairie, IL
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 183
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  • Leaf River, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 637

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

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