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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
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  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,641
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  • Geneva, IL
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Naperville, IL
  • 6.7 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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  • 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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  • Hinsdale, IL
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Lisle, IL
  • 10.6 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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  • Itasca, IL
  • 20.3 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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  • St. Charles, IL
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Winfield, IL
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,543
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  • Elmhurst, IL
  • 20.1 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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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • 21.2 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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  • Prestbury, IL
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,780
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  • Lemont, IL
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Campton Hills, IL
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Bartlett, IL
  • 16.9 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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  • Oswego, IL
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Batavia, IL
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Burr Ridge, IL
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Warrenville, IL
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Roselle, IL
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,911
  • Roselle, Illinois is an excellent location for housing. This northwest suburb of Chicago has one of the most fairly priced housing markets in the area without the excessive taxes of living within the
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  • Darien, IL
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Homer Glen, IL
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,385
  • Homer Glen, Illinois is one of the best places I have ever lived. It is close to everything you'd want to be close to in the Chicago area. One of the best things I like about Homer Glen is the exciting
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  • South Elgin, IL
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Downers Grove, IL
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,555
  • I lived in Downers Grove for three years while attending flight school at O'Hare Airport and I loved the city. It has an upbeat attitude in part because it was not affected by the economy as much as
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  • Willowbrook CDP, IL
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,966
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  • Yorkville, IL
  • 10.6 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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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Lockport, IL
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • 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,
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  • Bloomingdale, IL
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Lombard, IL
  • 16.1 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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  • Woodridge, IL
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Willowbrook, IL
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,603
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  • Elk Grove Village, IL
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Plainfield, IL
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,881
  • Situated around forty-five minutes South-West of Chicago, Plainfield, IL is a pretty darn nice place to call home. Having lived here for about five years now, I have found that although the cost of
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  • Shorewood, IL
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,539
  • Shorewood is a quaint Village with many places to shop and numerous restaurants. It has beautiful open areas, including forest preserves, dog parks, and walking and bike trails. Plainfield and Naperville
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  • Westmont, IL
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Sycamore, IL
  • 25.6 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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  • Villa Park, IL
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • New Lenox, IL
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,347
  • I love living in New Lenox. We have around 24,000 people living here and each person is just as friendly as the first! With new faces to see and meet everyday making friends is a breeze! I had no trouble
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  • Hinckley, IL
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,053
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  • Sugar Grove, IL
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,288
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  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Oak Brook, IL
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,988
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  • Crystal Lawns, IL
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,263
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  • North Aurora, IL
  • 4.1 miles away (City)
  • 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.
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  • Rockdale, IL
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,151
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  • Wayne, IL
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,513
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  • Lily Lake, IL
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,253
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  • Elburn, IL
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,594

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

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