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Best Places To Live In Crete, IL

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  • Crete, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 8,215
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • St. John, IN
  • City: 8.1mi / 13.0km away
  • 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]
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  • Munster, IN
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km 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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  • Crown Point, IN
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • 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]
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  • Winfield, IN
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 5,233
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  • Dyer, IN
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • 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]
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  • Orland Hills, IL
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.8km away
  • Population: 7,241
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  • Mount Greenwood, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 18.4mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 18,990
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  • Highland, IN
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.3km away
  • 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]
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  • Schererville, IN
  • City: 9.9mi / 15.9km away
  • 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]
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  • Lowell, IN
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 9,423
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  • Griffith, IN
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.3km away
  • 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]
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  • Cedar Lake, IN
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • 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]
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  • Monee, IL
  • City: 6.7mi / 10.9km away
  • Population: 5,098
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  • Palos Hills, IL
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.5km 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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  • Merrillville, IN
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.7km away
  • 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]
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  • Hickory Hills, IL
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.0km 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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  • Lake Dalecarlia, IN
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 1,508
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  • Palos Park, IL
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 4,934
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  • Mokena, IL
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.4km away
  • 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]
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  • Lemont, IL
  • City: 24.4mi / 39.3km away
  • 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]
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  • Orland Park, IL
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.1km away
  • 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]
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  • Palos Heights, IL
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.7km away
  • 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]
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  • Oak Forest, IL
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.5km 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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  • Whiting, IN
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • 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]
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  • Highland CDP, IN
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.3km away
  • Population: 4,256
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  • East Hazel Crest, IL
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.3km away
  • Population: 1,595
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  • Frankfort, IL
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.9km away
  • 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]
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  • Evergreen Park, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • 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]
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  • Manhattan, IL
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 7,405
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  • Hobart, IN
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.1km away
  • Population: 28,693
  • The thing about Hobart is that it the most family oriented place I have lived. Schools are great, the community is safe, and there are always events going on around town. With the old-time feel of…[read more]
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  • Dixmoor, IL
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 3,614
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  • Chicago Ridge, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.1km away
  • 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]
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  • Beverly, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 20,831
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  • Midlothian, IL
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • 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]
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  • Homewood, IL
  • City: 8.5mi / 13.7km away
  • 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]
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  • Schneider, IN
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 225
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  • Oak Lawn, IL
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.3km away
  • 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]
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  • Flossmoor, IL
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • Population: 9,215
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  • New Lenox, IL
  • City: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • 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]
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  • Tinley Park, IL
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.8km away
  • Population: 57,125
  • I have moved to Tinley, IL from New York City seven years ago. It was a true cultural shock for me when I came to this quaint little town. Growing up in New York was challenging, to say the least. When…[read more]
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  • Merrionette Park, IL
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 1,896
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  • Roselawn, IN
  • City: 26.2mi / 42.2km away
  • Population: 4,420
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  • Hammond, IN
  • City: 11.8mi / 19.0km away
  • Population: 78,349
  • Hammond, Indiana, is bordered by Lake Michigan on the North and the Little Calumet River to the South. Hammond has one of the largest inland marinas in the country. It has a beautiful coastline that…[read more]
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  • Thornton, IL
  • City: 9.3mi / 15.0km away
  • Population: 2,614
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  • Hegewisch, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 16.2mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 9,039
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  • Worth, IL
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km away
  • Population: 10,776
  • Great suburb outside of Chicago. Very safe. Not a lot of gangbangers or anything like that. if you're a golfer check out Cog Hill in Lemont or Worths golf course. nice small town with a dominant police…[read more]
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  • Lake Station, IN
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: 12,199
  • I experienced great hometown memories while living in Lake Station Indiana. The city is in Lake County. Lake Station is close to Crown Point Indiana. The city has a great education system. Newcomers may…[read more]
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  • Momence, IL
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 3,071
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  • Morgan Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 23,647
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  • Homer Glen, IL
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • Population: 24,385
  • Homer Glen, Illinois is one of the best places I have ever lived. It is close to everything you'd want to be close to in the Chicago area. One of the best things I like about Homer Glen is the exciting…[read more]

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

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