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Best Places To Live In Algonquin, IL

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  • Algonquin, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 30,413
  • Algonquin, IL is situated as one of the farthest of the northwest suburbs of Chicago. It boasts an excellent public school system, and the crime is low especially compared to other surrounding suburbs.…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • East Dundee, IL
  • City: 5.7mi / 9.1km away
  • Population: 3,125
  • I can not think of one bad thing about East Dundee. the best way I can describe my little town is like living in a Norman Rockwell painting! Neighbors are all friendly and seem to be genuine. Quite at…[read more]
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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.2km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • South Elgin, IL
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.2km away
  • Population: 22,274
  • South Elgin is located just south of Elgin, Illinois and is a far west suburb of Chicago. The city is known for being excellent for families by having a great public school system and having well-policed…[read more]
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  • Lake in the Hills, IL
  • City: 1.2mi / 1.9km away
  • Population: 28,908
  • Lake in the Hill is one of those small towns outside of a major city that’s a mix of the strange and developing. Living in there, you quickly gather that there’s something weird about the people. For…[read more]
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  • St. Charles, IL
  • City: 16.8mi / 27.1km away
  • Population: 32,745
  • It was a joy living in St Charles Illinois, the city with 'Pride of the Fox' as a motto. Living in the west suburbs offered a multitude of amenities and nightlife activities. The city of over 33,000 in…[read more]
86
  • Grayslake, IL
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 21,053
  • Grayslake, Illinois is located near the border with Wisconsin but is still considered a far north suburb of Chicago. It is home to many excellent and safe neighborhoods and to College of Lake County. The…[read more]
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  • Pistakee Highlands, IL
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 3,263
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  • Grandwood Park, IL
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: 5,471
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  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • 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…[read more]
85
  • Geneva, IL
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 21,732
  • Geneva, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago, but you honestly would never know it's anywhere near such a big city. It's a nice place that has a semi-country feel to it. The public transit system is…[read more]
85
  • Third Lake, IL
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.2km away
  • Population: 1,266
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  • West Dundee, IL
  • City: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: 7,369
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  • Crystal Lake, IL
  • City: 4.9mi / 8.0km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Libertyville, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 20,435
  • It’s nice. One of the few places without bull poop. I like it there. But remember IT’S COLD! But there’s nothing really bad about…[read more]
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  • Lakemoor, IL
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 6,313
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  • Venetian Village, IL
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.7km away
  • Population: 2,623
  • I have lived in Venetian Village for 18 years. Prior to the housing crash, the people here were friendly, and worked hard to maintain their properties. Now, there are many houses that are un kept and…[read more]
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  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.1km away
  • Population: 19,950
  • My family and I valued our experiences while living in Lake Zurich Illinois. The city is a smaller segment of Chicago and is named for its lake. It is a great place to raise families. I have confidence…[read more]
82
  • Trout Valley, IL
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.5km away
  • Population: 537
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  • Roselle, IL
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.8km away
  • Population: 22,911
  • Roselle is a great place to live. Homes are well kept, plenty of restaurants, and beautiful parks. We feel extremely safe and there is a strong sense of community with block parties and summer fests. …[read more]
82
  • Elmhurst, IL
  • City: 26.5mi / 42.6km away
  • 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…[read more]
82
  • Port Barrington, IL
  • City: 8.3mi / 13.4km away
  • Population: 1,490
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  • Deer Park, IL
  • City: 11.8mi / 18.9km away
  • Population: 3,409
81
  • Hainesville, IL
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 3,671
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  • Cary, IL
  • City: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: 17,946
  • Cary and the surrounding areas have great activities that are ideal for nature lovers and history buffs. There are also popular evening hangouts where you can grab a meal with friends. Tracks is one of…[read more]
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  • Indian Creek, IL
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 768
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  • Itasca, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Huntley, IL
  • City: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 25,831
  • Living in Huntley, it is interesting to watch how the tiny little city has grown and expanded over the years. When I was a boy, we had a single elementary school and a single high school/ Now, the best…[read more]
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  • Palatine, IL
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Vernon Hills, IL
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 25,910
  • Vernon Hills has lots of great things to do whether you're welcoming friends or family into the city or want to find more local activities that your loved ones will enjoy. Locations like Beerhead Bar…[read more]
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  • Winfield, IL
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.5km away
  • Population: 9,543
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  • Mount Prospect, IL
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Mundelein, IL
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 31,550
  • The city of Mundelein, Illinois is a suburb located approximately 35 miles north of Chicago with a population of 31,064. This quaint little village has been around since the mid 1600's, initially the…[read more]
80
  • Volo, IL
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • Population: 3,576
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  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 23,377
  • Living in Rolling Hills, IL has been a pretty good experience. There is hardly any crime here, but I don't know if I intend on staying in this area once my kids are a little bit older because the schools…[read more]
79
  • Long Lake, IL
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: 3,564
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  • Fox Lake Hills, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 2,196
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  • Barrington, IL
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 10,449
  • Barrington; the best city to reside! I have lived in this city for eight years. I like the manner people in this city interact with each other and is an excellent place to raise a family. The town has…[read more]
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  • Tower Lakes, IL
  • City: 9.4mi / 15.1km away
  • Population: 1,149
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  • Campton Hills, IL
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 11,500
  • Campton Hills is a city within Kane County that houses more than 11,200 residents. When you look at the transportation aspect for the city, it has the highest amount of air departures and the most rail…[read more]
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  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • City: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 51,727
  • I received a ticket for driving on a suspended license in Hoffman Estates. I was arrested and my car was towed.I proved without a doubt that the State of Illinois should have never issued the suspended…[read more]
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  • Villa Park, IL
  • City: 25.8mi / 41.5km away
  • Population: 21,977
  • Living in Villa Park Illinois was a nice experience. The city is pretty large. It is within the Chicago Metropolitan area, in DuPage County. Villa Park is in close proximity to major airports O’Hare…[read more]
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  • Sleepy Hollow, IL
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.0km away
  • Population: 3,338
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  • Carpentersville, IL
  • City: 2.9mi / 4.7km away
  • Population: 38,275
  • I lived in Carpentersville for a few years and it was a decent place to live in. It's a short drive northwest of Chicago, so if you work in or close to the city it's a decent choice. The homes are…[read more]
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  • Bartlett, IL
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.5km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • McCullom Lake, IL
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • Population: 1,011
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  • Lindenhurst, IL
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: 14,380
  • Living in Lindenhurst is quiet the thrill for my family and I. Knowing the struggle coming from a strict western home, I was lucky enough to find my footing here in Lindenhurst. I was lucky enough to…[read more]
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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 40,228
  • I've been living in Carol Stream for about four years now and I really like it! One thing I really love about it is the short commute to the metra that takes you to Ogilvie Transportation Center in…[read more]
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  • Hanover Park, IL
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.7km away
  • Population: 38,331
  • After I graduated from college, I quickly found a job in Chicago. I was excited: It was hard to get a job in the work climate I graduated into. I was thankful, but not looking forward to living somewhere…[read more]
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  • Bensenville, IL
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: 18,431
  • Moving has never been an easy task, but moving to Bensenville, has always been the best move. I have lived in this place since I was 9 and could not recommend any other. Let me start with a nutshell of…[read more]
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  • Elgin, IL
  • City: 8.9mi / 14.4km away
  • Population: 111,919
  • This community is wonderful. All of the neighbors are friendly and there are great community events offered. You can walk downtown to all amazing attractions and Restaurant Row. There are plenty of parks…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Algonquin, IL for 2020. 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 - Algonquin, IL, followed by the best places to live near Algonquin, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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