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Best Places To Live In Aurora, IL

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  • Aurora, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 200,907
  • The town has a lot amenities, however it is more expensive than most. I have found the they have additional service fees on Mobile phones, cable as well as utilities. You can get to anything quickly…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • South Elgin, IL
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.2km 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]
87
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.1km 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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  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 8,641
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  • Warrenville, IL
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • Population: 13,415
  • Living in Warrenville, Illinois is like living nowhere else! St. James Farm Forest and Preserve is located here and it's my most favorite place in the world to visit! Over 612 acres of natural forest…[read more]
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  • St. Charles, IL
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km 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]
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  • Geneva, IL
  • City: 8.4mi / 13.6km 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]
84
  • Woodridge, IL
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 33,331
  • I really like living in Woodridge. It's an enjoyable city, not too far from Chicago, and has everything I need. Woodridge is a little more expensive than other towns in the area but it's reasonable in my…[read more]
83
  • Ingalls Park, IL
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: 2,872
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  • Hinsdale, IL
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 17,438
  • Hinsdale, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago located to the west/southwest of the city. It is a diverse and welcoming community and definitely geared more towards the upper middle-class with the higher…[read more]
82
  • Naperville, IL
  • City: 6.7mi / 10.7km away
  • Population: 145,789
  • During my road trip of 2008, I visited Naperville, IL. One of my good friends has lived in Naperville for almost his entire life. I was pretty excited about the visit because the fabulous city of Chicago…[read more]
82
  • Roselle, IL
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km 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: 20.1mi / 32.3km 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]
81
  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 27,894
  • In my opinion there is no better place to live than Glen Ellyn. It is a vibrant and bustling city. There are many young people and new families in the area to make sure that there is always something to…[read more]
81
  • Lisle, IL
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • 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…[read more]
81
  • Itasca, IL
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km 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]
81
  • Wheaton, IL
  • City: 11.4mi / 18.3km away
  • 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…[read more]
80
  • Prestbury, IL
  • City: 7.1mi / 11.4km away
  • Population: 1,780
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  • Shorewood, IL
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: 16,539
  • We chanced upon this place a few years ago and I couldn't be happier. We have so much close by and yet don't have the traffic of Plainfield and other areas up north. We are in the older area so the…[read more]
79
  • Hinckley, IL
  • City: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 2,053
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  • Berkeley, IL
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.3km away
  • Population: 5,201
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  • Winfield, IL
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 9,543
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  • Streamwood, IL
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.1km away
  • Population: 40,552
  • Living in Streamwood is amazing. I never thought I was one for small cities. I grew up in Chicago and was used to endless shopping trips and tons of takeout options. I didn't learn to cook until I was…[read more]
79
  • Batavia, IL
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.7km away
  • Population: 26,413
  • The Fox River was one of my first interests when I came across Batavia. I work remotely and need to live for more than a few months on some of my projects, and living in Batavia, IL fit my needs almost…[read more]
79
  • Bensenville, IL
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.1km 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]
78
  • Plainfield, IL
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.2km away
  • Population: 41,881
  • My wife and I moved here about 18 months ago and we are absolutely thrilled with Plainfield, especially the Wallin Woods neighborhood. We are walking distance to a great gym (Avery YMCA), and we are also…[read more]
78
  • Romeoville, IL
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 39,739
  • Yes, the town I live in has a cheesy name, but the doesn't make it any less of a good place to live. Living in Romeoville, which is actually a cute little village, is pretty fantastic. You get access to…[read more]
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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.8km 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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  • Bartlett, IL
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.2km 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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  • Campton Hills, IL
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km 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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  • Lake Holiday, IL
  • City: 21.7mi / 35.0km away
  • Population: 4,718
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  • Lockport, IL
  • City: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 25,096
  • I recently moved to Lockport, IL and have enjoyed my experience for the last year and a half. Lockport, IL offers an array of benefits in terms of housing options, educational and academic programs,…[read more]
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  • Oswego, IL
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.8km away
  • Population: 33,245
  • Living in Oswego, Illinois, has a few upsides and a few downsides. One of the upsides, which I like a lot about the city, is that the crime rate is exceedingly low and the jobs pay quite well. I had no…[read more]
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  • Bloomingdale, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • Population: 22,221
  • I love living in Bloomingdale! My family and I have been living in Bloomingdale for almost ten years now and I am so glad we are raising our kids here. The two things I love the most about this town is…[read more]
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  • Burr Ridge, IL
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 10,736
  • Burr Ridge is the kind of place that everyone dreams of calling home. I love living in Burr Ridge because it has an amazing quality of life. There are many restaurants, shops, gyms, and places to hang…[read more]
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  • Hanover Park, IL
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.1km 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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  • Elgin, IL
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.2km 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]
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  • Yorkville, IL
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.0km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Villa Park, IL
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.2km 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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  • Lemont, IL
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.5km away
  • Population: 16,587
  • These days it isn't easy to find a nice place to live with a small town feel and great people that make up a fantastic community, but that's exactly what you will find here in Lemont, IL! I have been…[read more]
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  • Elk Grove Village, IL
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.5km away
  • Population: 33,251
  • Elk Grove Village, IL is one of the best suburbs Chicago has to offer. The schools are great, and it’s extremely family friendly. There are plenty of jobs available due to there being several corporate…[read more]
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  • Darien, IL
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.7km away
  • Population: 22,232
  • The city of Darien, Illinois is a small town that is located in DuPage County, a western suburb of Chicago. It is a close knit community that is just a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of Chicago…[read more]
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  • Willowbrook, IL
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 8,603
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  • Crystal Lawns, IL
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 2,263
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  • Montgomery, IL
  • City: 4.6mi / 7.4km away
  • Population: 19,055
  • Montgomery, IL - That Hometown Feeling Living here in Montgomery, IL has been a joy. I have lived here for more than twenty years and I have watched the city grow by leaps and bounds. I really love the…[read more]
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  • North Aurora, IL
  • City: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 17,612
  • North Aurora, Illinois is a far west suburb of Chicago. It is conveniently located so that you have the luxuries and conveniences of the city without having to compromise a safe and harmonious community.…[read more]
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  • Sandwich, IL
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.1km away
  • Population: 7,491
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  • Willowbrook CDP, IL
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 1,966
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  • Westmont, IL
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.5km away
  • Population: 25,149
  • Westmont is a suburb of Chicago and has everything I need. I don't miss the big city and I feel very safe here. We don't have many attractions or any type of nightlife, but the best thing about Westmont…[read more]
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  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • City: 10.9mi / 17.6km away
  • Population: 74,320
  • I relocated from New York to Bolingbrook, Illinois and I couldn't be happier with my decision. It is a family oriented city with quick access to Chicago's busy lifestyle. Bolingbrook is only 24 miles…[read more]
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  • Northlake, IL
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.0km away
  • Population: 12,339
  • I've enjoyed living in Northlake Illinois for my entire life and cherish the small-town climate. The great amenities are great here. Northlake has strong academics for quality education. It is one of the…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Aurora, IL for 2021. 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 - Aurora, IL, followed by the best places to live near Aurora, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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