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Best Places To Live In Brookfield, IL

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  • Brookfield, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 18,966
  • The primary ecosystem of Brookfield, Illinois is oak savanna. The town is only 13 miles west of downtown Chicago. The total land area is 3.07 square miles. If you like outdoor festivals, then check out…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score91
  • Indian Head Park, IL
  • City: 4.7mi / 7.5km away
  • Population: 3,823
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  • Munster, IN
  • City: 26.1mi / 42.1km away
  • Population: 23,103
  • The beauty about living in Munster, Indiana is it's reputation for its Urban Lifestyle! The town provides lots of opportunity for shopping, is only about 45 minutes from Chicago, located not too far from…[read more]
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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • City: 18.6mi / 30.0km 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
  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • City: 5.9mi / 9.6km away
  • Population: 8,641
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  • Warrenville, IL
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.2km 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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  • Mount Greenwood, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 11.1mi / 17.9km away
  • Population: 18,990
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  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km 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
  • Hometown, IL
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 4,343
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  • Woodridge, IL
  • City: 11.8mi / 19.0km 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
  • Hinsdale, IL
  • City: 4.5mi / 7.2km 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]
83
  • River Forest, IL
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.1km 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
  • Wilmette, IL
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 27,367
  • There’s no many things biblical about Wilmette, but it fits. Everyone who lives here has a sense of compassion for their neighbor. Throughout the day, you’ll find many of them out and about, which I…[read more]
83
  • Lisle, IL
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.2km 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]
82
  • Roselle, IL
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km 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: 7.0mi / 11.3km 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
  • Western Springs, IL
  • City: 3.2mi / 5.1km away
  • Population: 13,133
  • I have lived in this city all my life. There is no other place I can call home. I have undergone the full public education system and even changed elementary schools. It’s a city with very impressive…[read more]
81
  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • City: 11.4mi / 18.4km 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
  • Naperville, IL
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • 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…[read more]
81
  • Forest Glen, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 12.4mi / 19.9km away
  • Population: 18,298
81
  • Itasca, IL
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.0km 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
  • Palos Hills, IL
  • City: 8.7mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 17,545
  • Palos Hills, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago located to the southwest of the city. Palos Hills boasts itself as a family-centered, quaint, and welcoming community. The city itself is definitely geared…[read more]
81
  • Winfield, IL
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 9,543
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  • Park Ridge, IL
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.8km 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
  • La Grange, IL
  • City: 1.8mi / 3.0km away
  • Population: 15,688
  • I've lived in La Grange for almost 11 years, and I've loved all of them. There's a great sense of community and everything. You should definitely live…[read more]
81
  • Edison Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 12.7mi / 20.4km away
  • Population: 11,128
81
  • Wheaton, IL
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.8km 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
  • Kenilworth, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 2,613
80
  • East Hazel Crest, IL
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 1,595
80
  • Riverside, IL
  • City: 1.7mi / 2.7km away
  • Population: 8,779
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  • La Grange Park, IL
  • City: 1.3mi / 2.1km away
  • Population: 13,596
  • It's was fair living here, it's an industrial and cultural city. I particularly love the easy access to the various rail and bus services; offered. What I also liked about the area was their economic…[read more]
80
  • Mount Prospect, IL
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km 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
  • Winnetka, IL
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: 12,437
  • I experienced beautiful vivacity while living in Winnetka Illinois. The city is located in Cook County. Cedar Lake is about 16 miles from Chicago’s central downtown area. The town is highly affluent,…[read more]
80
  • Berkeley, IL
  • City: 5.5mi / 8.9km away
  • Population: 5,201
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  • Prospect Heights, IL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km 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]
80
  • Hickory Hills, IL
  • City: 7.0mi / 11.3km away
  • Population: 13,858
  • I have lived in Hickory Hills, IL my whole life. For those with families or starting a family, you will be very pleased with the public school system here. I have enjoyed growing up here and the…[read more]
79
  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km 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
  • Romeoville, IL
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km 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]
78
  • Lockport, IL
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.2km 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]
78
  • Orland Hills, IL
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 7,241
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  • Oak Forest, IL
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 28,055
  • Living in Oak Forest Illinois has been such a wonderful treat. Oak Forest offers so much to our community and it is true suburb living. Transportation is provided all over so you don't have to worry…[read more]
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  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.8km away
  • Population: 51,727
  • I received a ticket for driving on a suspended license in Hoffman Estates. I was arrested and my car was towed.I proved without a doubt that the State of Illinois should have never issued the suspended…[read more]
78
  • Villa Park, IL
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km 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]
78
  • Norwood Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 37,477
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  • Palos Park, IL
  • City: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 4,934
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  • Bartlett, IL
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.8km 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]
78
  • Stickney, IL
  • City: 3.8mi / 6.2km away
  • Population: 6,778
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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km 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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  • Burr Ridge, IL
  • City: 6.5mi / 10.5km 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: 18.6mi / 30.0km 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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  • Northfield, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 5,374

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

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