Des Plaines

75
Ranked in the 79th percentile

Des Plaines

  • Des Plaines is ranked #159 in Illinois
  • Des Plaines is ranked #5,933 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Sunny Weather
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75Des Plaines
64Illinois
66USA

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Compare Des Plaines, IL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Des Plaines, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Edison Park, Chicago794.811,128
Forest Glen, Chicago787.918,298
Lincoln Park, Chicago741564,965
Lake View, Chicago7414.297,804
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Norwood Park, Chicago725.937,477
North Center, Chicago7212.734,931
Jefferson Park, Chicago687.626,594
Lincoln Square, Chicago6711.641,305

Best Cities Near Des Plaines, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Western Springs, IL8616.113,133
Clarendon Hills, IL8516.68,641
Kenilworth, IL8410.32,613
Indian Head Park, IL8318.43,823
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Geneva, IL8324.421,732
Naperville, IL8323.9145,789
Wheaton, IL8316.353,568
Hinsdale, IL8216.317,438
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Des Plaines is a Dump

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Community1/10
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Lived in Des Plaines for 10 years and was the biggest mistake. We moved for the lower cost of living and at the time good school rankings for our kids. Luckily we just moved out as our kids move into junior high. The public school rankings have dropped precipitously since we moved here and the teacher turnover rate is extremely high. Des Plaines is basically a pass through town to expressways, airport, and surroundings better towns. A lot of train lines and busy intersections. Low income apartments and poor school rankings part due to the demographics of the town which keep the real estate prices depressed. The downtown area is far below the offerings to that of Arlington Heights, mount prospect, park ridge. If you’re looking to move northwest suburban Chicago pick any of the towns except Des Plaines.
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Source: The Des Plaines, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).