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Best Places To Live In Buffalo Grove, IL

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  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 41,554
  • I lived in Buffalo Grove, Illinois for about 8 years in my mid-twenties. I lived on the north side which is more commercial than the southern side which is more residential and family friendly. There
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  • Pistakee Highlands, IL
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,263
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  • Algonquin, IL
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • 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.
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  • Lake in the Hills, IL
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Grandwood Park, IL
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,471
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  • Third Lake, IL
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,266
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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • 11.3 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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  • South Elgin, IL
  • 21.7 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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  • Crystal Lake, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • East Dundee, IL
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Trout Valley, IL
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 537
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  • Port Barrington, IL
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,490
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  • Venetian Village, IL
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,623
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  • Geneva, IL
  • 27.2 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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  • St. Charles, IL
  • 24.8 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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  • Oakwood Hills, IL
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,115
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  • Mundelein, IL
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Cary, IL
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Indian Creek, IL
  • 4.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 768
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  • Edison Park, Chicago, IL
  • 13.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,128
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  • West Dundee, IL
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,369
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  • Kenilworth, IL
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,613
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  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Grayslake, IL
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Libertyville, IL
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,435
  • Libertyville, Illinois is a far north suburb of Chicago. The housing market in Libertyville is great, being that house prices are low and property taxes remain more reasonable than what you'd find living
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  • Itasca, IL
  • 13.4 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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  • Vernon Hills, IL
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Lakemoor, IL
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,313
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  • McCullom Lake, IL
  • 22.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,011
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  • Hainesville, IL
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,671
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  • Volo, IL
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,576
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  • Northfield, IL
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,374
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  • Lake Bluff, IL
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,758
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  • Palatine, IL
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Wilmette, IL
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Fox Lake Hills, IL
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,196
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  • Long Lake, IL
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,564
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  • Sleepy Hollow, IL
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,338
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  • McHenry, IL
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,631
  • McHenry is a nice little town in northern Illinois. I've been living in McHenry for about a year and so far, it's a decent place to live. It's set back a little ways from Lake Michigan so it's a little
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  • Elmhurst, IL
  • 18.6 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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  • Bartlett, IL
  • 16.5 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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  • Berkeley, IL
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,201
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  • Roselle, IL
  • 14.3 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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  • Prospect Heights, IL
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • 6.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Morton Grove, IL
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,413
  • I have lived in Morton Grove, IL for the last 10 years and have yet to find a better mid western area for young professionals. This city is packed with local amenities that make entertainment,
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  • Deerfield, IL
  • 5.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Island Lake, IL
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,025
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  • Golf, IL
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 533

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

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