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Best Places To Live Near Austin, Chicago, IL

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  • Austin, Chicago, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 97,012
  • I lived in the Austin Chicago, Illinois area for several years. I love that the city has mass transit which allows residents the ability to save on gas as the prices for gas are steadily increasing. The…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score90
  • Indian Head Park, IL
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 3,823
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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km 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]
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  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • City: 11.6mi / 18.6km away
  • Population: 8,641
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  • Mount Greenwood, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 13.9mi / 22.4km away
  • Population: 18,990
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  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.3km 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]
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  • Hometown, IL
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.4km away
  • Population: 4,343
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  • Woodridge, IL
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km 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
  • River Forest, IL
  • City: 2.4mi / 3.8km 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
  • Western Springs, IL
  • City: 9.2mi / 14.7km 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]
83
  • Hinsdale, IL
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.6km 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]
82
  • Roselle, IL
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.6km 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
  • Deer Park, IL
  • City: 24.7mi / 39.8km away
  • Population: 3,409
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  • Elmhurst, IL
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.2km 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]
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  • Forest Glen, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 6.8mi / 10.9km away
  • Population: 18,298
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  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.2km 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
  • Deerfield, IL
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.9km 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
  • Wilmette, IL
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.7km 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]
81
  • Lisle, IL
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km 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]
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  • Itasca, IL
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km 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
  • Park Ridge, IL
  • City: 8.9mi / 14.3km 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]
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  • Palatine, IL
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.4km 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]
81
  • Edison Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 8.1mi / 13.0km away
  • Population: 11,128
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  • Wheaton, IL
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.0km 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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  • La Grange, IL
  • City: 8.0mi / 12.8km 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
  • Riverside, IL
  • City: 4.9mi / 7.9km away
  • Population: 8,779
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  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • City: 18.0mi / 29.0km 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]
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  • Prospect Heights, IL
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km 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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  • 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]
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  • Winnetka, IL
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.7km 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]
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  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • City: 21.1mi / 34.0km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • La Grange Park, IL
  • City: 6.7mi / 10.9km 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]
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  • Northbrook, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km 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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  • Hickory Hills, IL
  • City: 12.1mi / 19.4km 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]
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  • Brookfield, IL
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.9km away
  • 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]
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  • Kenilworth, IL
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • Population: 2,613
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  • Barrington, IL
  • City: 25.5mi / 41.0km 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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  • Glencoe, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • Population: 8,870
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  • Berkeley, IL
  • City: 7.1mi / 11.5km away
  • Population: 5,201
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  • Winfield, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 9,543
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  • Norwood Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 6.5mi / 10.5km away
  • Population: 37,477
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  • Palos Park, IL
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 4,934
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  • Riverwoods, IL
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.6km away
  • Population: 3,759
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  • Bensenville, IL
  • City: 9.9mi / 15.9km away
  • Population: 18,431
  • Moving has never been an easy task, but moving to Bensenville, has always been the best move. I have lived in this place since I was 9 and could not recommend any other. Let me start with a nutshell of…[read more]
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  • Romeoville, IL
  • City: 24.5mi / 39.4km 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]
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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • City: 18.6mi / 30.0km 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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  • Inverness, IL
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.6km away
  • Population: 7,844
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  • Northfield, IL
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • Population: 5,374
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  • Bloomingdale, IL
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Palos Hills, IL
  • City: 13.6mi / 22.0km 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]
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  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.7km 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]

Listed above are the best places to live in Austin, Chicago, IL for 2021. 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 - Austin, Chicago, IL, followed by the best places to live near Austin, Chicago, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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