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Best Places To Live In Darien, IL

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  • Darien, IL
  • Your matching location
  • 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
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Indian Head Park, IL
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,823
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  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,641
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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • 20.3 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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  • Warrenville, IL
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • South Elgin, IL
  • 24 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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  • Geneva, IL
  • 20.2 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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  • La Grange Park, IL
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • St. Charles, IL
  • 20.8 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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  • Mount Greenwood, Chicago, IL
  • 14 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 18,990
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  • Rockdale, IL
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,151
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  • Hinsdale, IL
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Lisle, IL
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Western Springs, IL
  • 5.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Brookfield, IL
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Edison Park, Chicago, IL
  • 20 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,128
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  • Willowbrook, IL
  • 2.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,603
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  • Ingalls Park, IL
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,872
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  • Itasca, IL
  • 16.1 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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  • Woodridge, IL
  • 3.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Wheaton, IL
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Hometown, IL
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,343
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  • Oswego, IL
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,245
  • Living in Oswego, Illinois, has a few upsides and a few downsides. One of the upsides, which I like a lot about the city, is that the crime rate is exceedingly low and the jobs pay quite well. I had no
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  • Orland Hills, IL
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,241
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  • Naperville, IL
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Bartlett, IL
  • 20.2 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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  • Palos Hills, IL
  • 8.6 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
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  • Roselle, IL
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • 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.
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  • Elmhurst, IL
  • 10.6 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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  • Batavia, IL
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,413
  • The Fox River was one of my first interests when I came across Batavia. I work remotely and need to live for more than a few months on some of my projects, and living in Batavia, IL fit my needs almost
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  • Winfield, IL
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,543
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  • Berkeley, IL
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,201
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  • Stickney, IL
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,778
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  • East Hazel Crest, IL
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,595
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  • O'hare, Chicago, IL
  • 16.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,706
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  • Forest Glen, Chicago, IL
  • 20.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 18,298
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  • Crystal Lawns, IL
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,263
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  • Hanover Park, IL
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Willowbrook CDP, IL
  • 2.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,966
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  • Riverside, IL
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,779
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  • Lombard, IL
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,025
  • The incomes have been falling here for years, and they are as a result the offensive and angry at diversity who are not poor and it will go on forever if you spend any time there with that issue becoming
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  • River Forest, IL
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Tinley Park, IL
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Romeoville, IL
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Oak Forest, IL
  • 15.2 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
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  • La Grange, IL
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,688
  • Living in La Grange for the past 22 years has been just absolute perfection for us. After my husband retired we wanted to get out of the big city and enjoy some beautiful scenery and small-town life. La
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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • McCook, IL
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 226
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  • Villa Park, IL
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Lockport, IL
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • 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,
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  • Aurora, IL
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 200,907
  • The town has a lot amenities, however it is more expensive than most. I have found the they have additional service fees on Mobile phones, cable as well as utilities. You can get to anything quickly

Listed above are the best places to live in Darien, IL for 2019. 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 - Darien, IL, followed by the best places to live near Darien, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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