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Best Places To Live In St. Charles, IL

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  • St. Charles, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 32,745
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,641
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  • Barrington, IL
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,449
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  • Wheaton, IL
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 53,568
  • I have lived in Wheaton, Illinois for a few years now. It has quickly become my favorite place to live. I love its deep-rooted sense of community. This is a very family friendly town. Living here is like
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  • Lisle, IL
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,989
  • Lisle is a great place for a family. I never hear about crime and it has a family feel to it. It is close to 2 different malls (yorktown and fox valley) and because it is so close to Naperville there is
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  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • 20.8 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
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  • Hinsdale, IL
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,438
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  • Elmhurst, IL
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 45,742
  • I lived in Elmhurst, Illinois about 10 years ago and for a suburban community with a relatively modest population, about 32,000, it was a relatively quiet community. I was fortunate enough to live close
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  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,894
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  • Naperville, IL
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 145,789
  • On June 7 traveling with my daughter and her son I drove her car to the Naperville commuter station. I parked in the public lot north of the station in stall #829. I then went to the station to pay on
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  • Geneva, IL
  • 2.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,732
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  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • 24.8 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
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  • West Dundee, IL
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,369
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  • Lemont, IL
  • 24.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,587
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  • Prestbury, IL
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,780
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  • Huntley, IL
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,831
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  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,950
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  • Palatine, IL
  • 19.5 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
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  • Bartlett, IL
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,475
  • If your child has a bus stop in front of a park DO NOT expect that the City will shovel the sidewalk. Your child will stand in snow until the bus comes to get them. I had to go out and shovel so the kids
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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 74,366
  • schaumburg is a very nice place.but it is also very expensive.if you have the money it is great .there is lots to do there. lots of resteraunts and overall a very nice place to live. The prices on the
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  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • 13 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
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  • Lake in the Hills, IL
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,908
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  • Gilberts, IL
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,479
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  • Itasca, IL
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,502
  • Although I might have went to some bad dining places, Itasca isn't so bad. The hotel I stayed at with my family was great, especially the
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  • Lombard, IL
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,025
  • I lived in Lombard, IL for about a year in my mid-thirties. We were living there because my husband had a temporary assignment in nearby Chicago. We wanted a place where we could live that would allow us
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  • Hinckley, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,053
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  • Mount Prospect, IL
  • 21.7 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
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  • Willowbrook CDP, IL
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,966
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  • Yorkville, IL
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,436
  • I lived here for a very long time. All I can say it there are dry nice restaurants here, and there are the nicest people you will ever meet here I suggest if you wanted to live in Illinois it would be
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  • Darien, IL
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,232
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  • Roselle, IL
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,911
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  • Trout Valley, IL
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 537
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  • Campton Hills, IL
  • 5.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,500
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  • Bloomingdale, IL
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,221
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  • Oswego, IL
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,245
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  • South Elgin, IL
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,274
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  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,377
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  • Winfield, IL
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,543
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  • Deer Park, IL
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,409
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  • Westmont, IL
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,149
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  • Elk Grove Village, IL
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,251
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  • Villa Park, IL
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,977
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  • Sycamore, IL
  • 19.6 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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  • South Barrington, IL
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,766
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  • Sugar Grove, IL
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,288
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  • Oak Brook, IL
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,988
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  • Long Grove, IL
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,065
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  • Warrenville, IL
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,415
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  • Kildeer, IL
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,976
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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,228
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  • Sleepy Hollow, IL
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,338

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

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