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Best Places To Live In DeKalb, IL

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  • DeKalb, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 43,269
  • I moved to DeKalb, IL about a year ago. I'm still getting used to the idea of being far from my home of Florida, but I had to make the move because of a job. I made it through my first winter in the
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Prestbury, IL
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,780
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  • Huntley, IL
  • 22.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,831
  • Living in Huntley, it is interesting to watch how the tiny little city has grown and expanded over the years. When I was a boy, we had a single elementary school and a single high school/ Now, the best
75
  • Sycamore, IL
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,611
  • Fresh out of my first trip to Florida, I went to this small town for a pumpkin festival on Halloween 2004. While the shows were good, the people were just horrible, both to me and to my parents. During
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  • Gilberts, IL
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,479
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  • Yorkville, IL
  • 24.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,436
  • I lived here for a very long time. All I can say it there are dry nice restaurants here, and there are the nicest people you will ever meet here I suggest if you wanted to live in Illinois it would be
73
  • Hinckley, IL
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,053
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  • Pingree Grove, IL
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,983
  • My neighbors have block parties with mariachi bands and taco venders. I try to relax on my patio and Spanish music blasts loud for hours from neighbors backyards. Lowriders and Mexico flags everywhere
70
  • Elburn, IL
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,594
69
  • Plano, IL
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,929
  • I've been living in Plano Illinois for the last 4 years and have enjoyed the small-town atmosphere and unique culture in this very neighborly and friendly town with my two kids and wife. Plano has all
69
  • Davis Junction, IL
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,439
69
  • Sugar Grove, IL
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,288
69
  • Hillcrest, IL
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,258
69
  • Lily Lake, IL
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,253
69
  • Sandwich, IL
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,491
69
  • Campton Hills, IL
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,500
  • Campton Hills is a city within Kane County that houses more than 11,200 residents. When you look at the transportation aspect for the city, it has the highest amount of air departures and the most rail
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  • Big Rock, IL
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,139
67
  • Virgil, IL
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 355
66
  • Kingston, IL
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,170
66
  • Hampshire, IL
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,732
  • Very quiet and peaceful with 0 crime. Nice little country farming town! Snowmobile and ATV trails all around and horse trails. I’m on 17 acres and can hunt and farm on my land. Long as you stay away
65
  • Kaneville, IL
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 421
65
  • Cortland, IL
  • 3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,135
65
  • Waterman, IL
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,527
64
  • Rochelle, IL
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,385
64
  • Monroe Center, IL
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 463
64
  • Malta, IL
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,041
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  • Maple Park, IL
  • 6.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,273
62
  • Burlington, IL
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 634
62
  • Genoa, IL
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,930
61
  • Lee, IL
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 358
61
  • Compton, IL
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 259
61
  • New Milford, IL
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 644
60
  • Steward, IL
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 315
60
  • Kirkland, IL
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,662
60
  • Creston, IL
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 720
58
  • Shabbona, IL
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 982
54
  • Paw Paw, IL
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 812

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

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