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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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score94
  • Brentwood, MO
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.6km away
  • Population: 8,030
93
  • Pasadena Park, MO
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 515
91
  • Champ, MO
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 7
90
  • Bel-Nor, MO
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 1,393
90
  • Olivette, MO
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 7,830
90
  • Creve Coeur, MO
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.6km away
  • 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]
89
  • Hi-Pointe, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • Population: 2,160
89
  • Clayton, MO
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • 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]
88
  • Charlack, MO
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.5km away
  • Population: 1,362
86
  • Edwardsville, IL
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.1km away
  • 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]
86
  • Fairground Park, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 311
85
  • Richmond Heights, MO
  • City: 21.1mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 8,486
85
  • Glen Carbon, IL
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.8km away
  • 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]
84
  • St. Charles, MO
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.4km away
  • 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]
84
  • Franz Park, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 21.0mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 1,682
84
  • Crystal Lake Park, MO
  • City: 24.5mi / 39.4km away
  • Population: 518
83
  • Forest Park, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 0
82
  • Maryland Heights, MO
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.8km away
  • 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
  • Maryville, IL
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.3km away
  • Population: 7,837
81
  • Rosewood Heights, IL
  • City: 4.5mi / 7.2km away
  • Population: 4,011
81
  • Ladue, MO
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: 8,579
81
  • Florissant, MO
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 52,218
  • Once this was a good city, and if you look at it from the central wards' point of view then yea, it's a pretty great place to live. However every outskirt of the city is in shambles with empty business…[read more]
80
  • Holiday Shores, IL
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 2,785
80
  • Glen Echo Park, MO
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 132
78
  • Hazelwood, MO
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.7km away
  • Population: 25,604
  • I have lived in Hazelwood, MO for about three years and have been very happy with the decision. The cost of living is super low, which would make you think that it is unsafe. I have never felt that way…[read more]
77
  • Carr Square, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 18.3mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 2,605
77
  • Breckenridge Hills, MO
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.8km away
  • Population: 4,707
77
  • Country Life Acres, MO
  • City: 25.2mi / 40.6km away
  • Population: 135
77
  • Old Jamestown, MO
  • City: 8.4mi / 13.6km away
  • 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]
77
  • Frontenac, MO
  • City: 23.6mi / 38.0km away
  • Population: 3,527
76
  • Town and Country, MO
  • City: 25.6mi / 41.2km away
  • Population: 11,001
  • For Me, living in Town and Country, Missouri is the best. I’m serious. They have a little bit of everything all rolled into one very nice city. There is an old town historical portion that has some…[read more]
76
  • University City, MO
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.5km away
  • Population: 35,042
  • University City, MO is a suburb of St. Louis, MO. Like any other city there are both negatives and positives to living in this suburb. For starters, there are a number of attractions you can enjoy in…[read more]
76
  • Westwood, MO
  • City: 23.4mi / 37.6km away
  • Population: 289
76
  • Greendale, MO
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 639
76
  • Hamel, IL
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 1,015
75
  • Columbus Square, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 1,080
75
  • Botanical Heights, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 1,058
75
  • Clayton-Tamm, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 20.5mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 1,772
75
  • Pasadena Hills, MO
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 896
74
  • Bridgeton, MO
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 11,698
  • I just moved to this incredible city, and it is the best city I have seen. The town is quiet and peaceful. The first thing I have experienced in the town is the quality services you get from the people…[read more]
74
  • Wydown-Skinker, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 665
74
  • Troy, IL
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 10,041
  • Troy is small town living that is filled with the regular restaurants and fast food franchises that you’ll find in any larger city, like Starbucks and McDonald’s; as well as local eateries with down home…[read more]
73
  • East Gillespie, IL
  • City: 24.5mi / 39.4km away
  • Population: 263
73
  • Cool Valley, MO
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.7km away
  • Population: 1,210
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  • Vinita Terrace, MO
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 225
71
  • Skinker-Debaliviere, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 4,717
71
  • Benld, IL
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.1km away
  • Population: 1,572
71
  • Kingsway East, St. Louis, MO
  • Neighborhood: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 3,102
71
  • Bethalto, IL
  • City: 5.4mi / 8.7km away
  • Population: 9,364
70
  • Sycamore Hills, MO
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: 626

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

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