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Best Places To Live In Alton, IL

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  • Alton, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 27,175
  • There is so much going on in Alton! Lots of redevelopment. New businesses coming to town. Loads of outdoor activities. Named by AARP as a "Livable Community". Featured on the HULU series "Small…[read more]

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Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Champ, MO
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7
86
  • Bel-Nor, MO
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,393
86
  • Hi-Pointe, St. Louis, MO
  • 20.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,160
86
  • Olivette, MO
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,830
85
  • Pasadena Park, MO
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 515
85
  • Charlack, MO
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,362
84
  • Creve Coeur, MO
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,072
  • During my years living in Creve Coeur, I was always blown away by the way of life. A small city, however, Creve Coeur has some of the most amazing real estate that I have seen in my travels. While most…[read more]
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  • Brentwood, MO
  • 22.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,030
83
  • Fairground Park, St. Louis, MO
  • 16.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 311
82
  • Maryland Heights, MO
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,359
  • Living in Maryland Heights is great for several reasons including being accessible to St. Louis, the low cost of living and the cultural activities offered throughout the city. I also love how diverse…[read more]
81
  • Crystal Lake Park, MO
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 518
81
  • Clayton, MO
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,034
  • I have lived in Clayton all of my life and am proud to call it home! Clayton is a suburb of St. Louis, meaning there is always something to do here, there's great opportunities and there is never a dull…[read more]
81
  • Forest Park, St. Louis, MO
  • 19.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 0
81
  • St. Charles, MO
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 68,341
  • I went to saint Charles Missouri with my entire family two years ago and to be honest I didn't think I would have a very good time but I was soon proved to be completely wrong. There were many things to…[read more]
80
  • Florissant, MO
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 52,218
  • We are often mistaken for the reputation of north city, when in fact florissant is a great place to live. We have beautiful parks and a good sense of…[read more]
79
  • Richmond Heights, MO
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,486
78
  • Glen Echo Park, MO
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 132
77
  • Edwardsville, IL
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,044
  • Living in Edwardsville, IL is a beautiful place. We have many parks. We have an industrial town that was merged with us, making our city even larger than it originally was. Edwardsville is named after…[read more]
77
  • Glen Carbon, IL
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,782
  • I adore living here, I moved here because I so love their parks. It is a large suburban city with an atmosphere that offers its residents affordable living. With that being said, the job market here is…[read more]
77
  • Hazelwood, MO
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,604
  • Up until a couple of months ago I was living in Hazelwood Missouri. I cannot tell you how glad I am to have left that boring city. If you are thinking about moving there, I strongly recommend you don’t,…[read more]
77
  • Holiday Shores, IL
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,785
77
  • Hamel, IL
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,015
77
  • Overland, MO
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,932
  • My husband and I have raised 3 happy, smart kids in the 30 years that we have lived here in Overland. The overview on this website incorrectly states the number of schools: there is one high school…[read more]
77
  • Franz Park, St. Louis, MO
  • 21 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,682
76
  • Frontenac, MO
  • 23.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,527
76
  • Country Life Acres, MO
  • 25.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 135
76
  • Carr Square, St. Louis, MO
  • 18.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,605
75
  • Westwood, MO
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 289
74
  • Botanical Heights, St. Louis, MO
  • 20 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,058
74
  • Greendale, MO
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 639
74
  • Ladue, MO
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,579
74
  • St. John, MO
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,459
74
  • Wydown-Skinker, St. Louis, MO
  • 19.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 665
74
  • Columbus Square, St. Louis, MO
  • 18.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,080
73
  • Clayton-Tamm, St. Louis, MO
  • 20.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,772
73
  • Pasadena Hills, MO
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 896
73
  • Woodson Terrace, MO
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,051
73
  • Northwoods, MO
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,199
72
  • Old Jamestown, MO
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,391
  • Old Jamestown Missouri is a decent place to live. I love the sunny weather. The average temperature in the summer is only in the high seventies. The average income is higher than most. The income…[read more]
72
  • Maryville, IL
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,837
72
  • Rosewood Heights, IL
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,011
72
  • Cool Valley, MO
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,210
71
  • Vinita Terrace, MO
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 225
71
  • Skinker-Debaliviere, St. Louis, MO
  • 18.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,717
71
  • East Gillespie, IL
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 263
71
  • Downtown, St. Louis, MO
  • 19.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,886
70
  • Kingsway East, St. Louis, MO
  • 17 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,102
70
  • Sycamore Hills, MO
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 626
69
  • Breckenridge Hills, MO
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,707
69
  • Debaliviere Place, St. Louis, MO
  • 18.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,188

Listed above are the best places to live in Alton, IL for 2019. 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 - Alton, IL, followed by the best places to live near Alton, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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