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Best Places To Live In Barrington Hills, IL

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  • Barrington Hills, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 3,574
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • East Dundee, IL
  • City: 3.7mi / 5.9km 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]
88
  • Algonquin, IL
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.7km away
  • 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]
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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km 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]
87
  • South Elgin, IL
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.9km 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]
86
  • Lake in the Hills, IL
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.3km 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]
86
  • St. Charles, IL
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.0km 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: 16.6mi / 26.8km 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]
86
  • Pistakee Highlands, IL
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 3,263
86
  • Grandwood Park, IL
  • City: 20.6mi / 33.1km away
  • Population: 5,471
85
  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km 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: 18.9mi / 30.4km 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: 18.8mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 1,266
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  • West Dundee, IL
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.0km away
  • Population: 7,369
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  • Crystal Lake, IL
  • City: 9.4mi / 15.1km 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]
84
  • Libertyville, IL
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km 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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  • River Forest, IL
  • City: 25.9mi / 41.7km away
  • Population: 11,217
  • Lived here for twenty plus years--what a terrific place to raise a family! We moved here for the excellent schools, which are rated as some of the best in Illinois. Taxes are high, but you get what you…[read more]
83
  • Lakemoor, IL
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 6,313
83
  • Venetian Village, IL
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km 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]
83
  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • City: 7.1mi / 11.4km 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: 4.7mi / 7.5km away
  • Population: 537
82
  • Roselle, IL
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.1km 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: 21.4mi / 34.4km 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: 7.3mi / 11.7km away
  • Population: 1,490
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  • Deer Park, IL
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.1km away
  • Population: 3,409
81
  • Hainesville, IL
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.4km away
  • Population: 3,671
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  • Cary, IL
  • City: 5.6mi / 9.0km 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]
81
  • Deerfield, IL
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 18,686
  • I had an exceptional time with my family while living in Deerfield Illinois. The community that is 25 miles from Chicago, promotes family, fun, and leisure activities. This city houses the headquarters…[read more]
81
  • Indian Creek, IL
  • City: 13.0mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 768
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  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km 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
  • Itasca, IL
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.6km 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: 12.1mi / 19.4km 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]
81
  • Winfield, IL
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 9,543
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  • Park Ridge, IL
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • Population: 37,567
  • One of my favorite suburbs of all Chicago. Infested with intellectual businessmen and doctors. Also a great family friendly area with absolutely NO areas to avoid. You could stay out at 11 pm and still…[read more]
81
  • Wheaton, IL
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km 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]
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  • Palatine, IL
  • City: 8.3mi / 13.4km 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: 14.0mi / 22.6km 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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  • Mount Prospect, IL
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.4km 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]
80
  • Mundelein, IL
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km 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]
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  • Berkeley, IL
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.7km away
  • Population: 5,201
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  • Volo, IL
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 3,576
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  • Prospect Heights, IL
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 16,331
  • Prospect Heights, Illinois is one of Chicago's northwest suburbs. It is home to an excellent public school system with a low student to teacher ratio that is perfect for learning young minds as it gives…[read more]
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  • Lake Bluff, IL
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • Population: 5,758
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  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.3km 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: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • Population: 3,564
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  • Northbrook, IL
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 33,538
  • I love living in Northbrook! My husband and I moved here from New York when he got transferred to the Chicago office. This Northbrook was the perfect option for us because we needed to be close to the…[read more]
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  • Fox Lake Hills, IL
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 2,196
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  • Wheeling, IL
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • Population: 38,008
  • I've been living in Wheeling for a few years now and so far, it's been a really enjoyable city to live in. I like to go running at night, and I've found that one of the best areas in Wheeling for…[read more]
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  • Riverwoods, IL
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.7km away
  • Population: 3,759
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  • Barrington, IL
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.4km 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: 6.6mi / 10.7km away
  • Population: 1,149

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

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