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Best Places To Live In Chicago Heights, IL

  • Chicago Heights, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 30,349
  • I'm so impressed with Chicago Heights right now that I feel compelled to write this. We had some water backup in my basement. A plumber said it was a city issue. This was on a Sunday evening, btw. I…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score91
  • Indian Head Park, IL
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,823
  • St. John, IN
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,777
  • I have lived in St. John, Indiana all of my life and would never even consider living anywhere else! People here are friendly and personable which is really great! There's all kinds of fun things to do…[read more]
  • Munster, IN
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Dyer, IN
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,133
  • Living in Dyer, so close to Chicago, has all the perks of a big city without the hassle of living right in the middle of all the hustle and bustle. Life here is good; it is definitely one of the best…[read more]
  • Lowell, IN
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,423
  • Winfield, IN
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,233
  • Crown Point, IN
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,743
  • The thing about Crown Point is it’s a small tone fit for photo opportunities. It has a quaint small town square, countless restaurants and shopping in addition to a hub for town evens. The city is great…[read more]
  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • 25.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,641
  • Mount Greenwood, Chicago, IL
  • 13.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 18,990
  • Hometown, IL
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,343
  • Schererville, IN
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,899
  • Living in Schererville, close knite community, it’s a small town outside of a major city. It was a nice place to grow up, but there’s nothing to really do outside of a few good restaurants, decent…[read more]
  • Highland, IN
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,107
  • I lived here till I moved 2 years ago. This town is in the middle of everything, which is nice. You just have to drive 20 minutes to the mall, or 30-45 minutes to get into Chicago which is awesome. There…[read more]
  • Monee, IL
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,098
  • Palos Hills, IL
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Cedar Lake, IN
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,872
  • If you want a small town that is close to larger cities to call home, then consider moving to my hometown of Cedar Lake. Living in Cedar Lake, Illinois gives me closeness to some larger towns that can…[read more]
  • Griffith, IN
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,583
  • Living in Griffith is quiet, peaceful, and laid back. We could do with some better housing since there isn't a lot of it available and some of it needs to be fixed up a bit, and the weather can get…[read more]
  • East Hazel Crest, IL
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,595
  • Hickory Hills, IL
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Lake Dalecarlia, IN
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,508
  • Orland Hills, IL
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,241
  • Mokena, IL
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,839
  • Mokena, Illinois is one of Chicago's farther south suburbs located close to the city of Joliet. Mokena is the ideal suburb, with plenty to do for the family and easy access to the city of Chicago via the…[read more]
  • Oak Forest, IL
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Palos Park, IL
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,934
  • Burr Ridge, IL
  • 22 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…[read more]
  • Lemont, IL
  • 21.1 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…[read more]
  • Palos Heights, IL
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,544
  • I experienced amazing moments while living in Palos Heights Illinois. The city is in Cook County. Palos Heights is close to Mount Greenwood Chicago. The town is split into three districts and includes a…[read more]
  • Orland Park, IL
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 58,612
  • I been living in this town for the last 20 year, and I still love this town, However I been seen a lot changes in the last 5 years. Some very good changes some not that great school education is one of…[read more]
  • Willowbrook, IL
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,603
  • Whiting, IN
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,870
  • Mascot Museum? One time and you've seen enough. Community? The ones around me are *-holes. Nightlife? Bars,bars,breweries,oh,a crappy theater. Dining? One good restaurant. And shopping? Dollar…[read more]
  • Darien, IL
  • 24.2 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…[read more]
  • Highland CDP, IN
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,256
  • Willowbrook CDP, IL
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,966
  • Evergreen Park, IL
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,849
  • Evergreen Park, Illinois is one of Chicago's west/southwest suburbs. It is a peaceful and more affluent community, and boasts an exceptional public school system. Evergreen Park has a good police…[read more]
  • Frankfort, IL
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,415
  • This is the best place in the USA to work, play and raise a family! Our town may be small, but our heart is big and it shows no matter what street you choose to walk down! I especially love spending a…[read more]
  • McCook, IL
  • 22.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 226
  • Manhattan, IL
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,405
  • Flossmoor, IL
  • 3.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,215
  • Justice, IL
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,957
  • I've been living in Justice Illinois for 8 years and have enjoyed the friendly neighbors and great small-town feel that has become home for me and my family. Justice has very little crime and is a great…[read more]
  • Westmont, IL
  • 26.2 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…[read more]
  • Merrillville, IN
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,268
  • 2000 was the last year I lived there, having moved farther east to a kinder, gentler community that cared. Merrillville was never supposed to exist - it was unincorporated town in Ross Township, not a…[read more]
  • Clearing, Chicago, IL
  • 19.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 24,934
  • Downers Grove, IL
  • 28 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…[read more]
  • Chicago Ridge, IL
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,368
  • Chicago Ridge, Illinois is a further southwest suburb of Chicago. The city has seen a slight rise in crime over recent years, but it is being kept relatively in check by the local police force. The…[read more]
  • Beverly, Chicago, IL
  • 14.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 20,831
  • West Elsdon, Chicago, IL
  • 20.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,771
  • Homewood, IL
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,280
  • Living in Homewood, IL has been particularly favorable in terms of simplicity and convenience. I feel as though the areas of interest are just close enough for one to be able to enjoy their time here…[read more]
  • New Lenox, IL
  • 17.3 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…[read more]
  • Oak Lawn, IL
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 56,774
  • In recent months I have gotten banging on my door in the morning with police men, and I must say for the most ridiculous reasons ever. For example my lawnmower had broken that week and I was working on…[read more]
  • Merrionette Park, IL
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,896
  • Midlothian, IL
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,830
  • Midlothian has a lot of older modest homes that are well built. I live in a mature neighborhood and it shows with the beautiful trees and scenery and the friendly neighbors. Living in Midlothian comes…[read more]

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

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