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Best Places To Live In Elburn, IL

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  • Elburn, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 5,594
  • Elburn sucks and if you're dumb enough to move here, expect outrageously high property taxes, 3rd world water supply and administration that does not care about you as a…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • South Elgin, IL
  • City: 10.9mi / 17.5km away
  • 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…[read more]
87
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • City: 21.9mi / 35.3km 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]
87
  • Warrenville, IL
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • 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…[read more]
86
  • St. Charles, IL
  • City: 8.0mi / 12.9km away
  • 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…[read more]
85
  • West Dundee, IL
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 7,369
85
  • East Dundee, IL
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 3,125
  • I can not think of one bad thing about East Dundee. the best way I can describe my little town is like living in a Norman Rockwell painting! Neighbors are all friendly and seem to be genuine. Quite at…[read more]
85
  • Geneva, IL
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.4km away
  • 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…[read more]
82
  • Naperville, IL
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 145,789
  • During my road trip of 2008, I visited Naperville, IL. One of my good friends has lived in Naperville for almost his entire life. I was pretty excited about the visit because the fabulous city of Chicago…[read more]
82
  • Roselle, IL
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km 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]
81
  • Lisle, IL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km 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]
81
  • Wheaton, IL
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km 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]
80
  • Prestbury, IL
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.8km away
  • Population: 1,780
79
  • Barrington, IL
  • City: 25.6mi / 41.3km 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]
79
  • Hinckley, IL
  • City: 11.8mi / 19.0km away
  • Population: 2,053
79
  • Winfield, IL
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.1km away
  • Population: 9,543
79
  • Streamwood, IL
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 40,552
  • Living in Streamwood is amazing. I never thought I was one for small cities. I grew up in Chicago and was used to endless shopping trips and tons of takeout options. I didn't learn to cook until I was…[read more]
79
  • Carpentersville, IL
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km away
  • Population: 38,275
  • I lived in Carpentersville for a few years and it was a decent place to live in. It's a short drive northwest of Chicago, so if you work in or close to the city it's a decent choice. The homes are…[read more]
79
  • Batavia, IL
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • 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…[read more]
78
  • Plainfield, IL
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 41,881
  • My wife and I moved here about 18 months ago and we are absolutely thrilled with Plainfield, especially the Wallin Woods neighborhood. We are walking distance to a great gym (Avery YMCA), and we are also…[read more]
78
  • Romeoville, IL
  • City: 24.4mi / 39.3km 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]
78
  • Sleepy Hollow, IL
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 3,338
78
  • Carol Stream, IL
  • City: 16.8mi / 27.1km 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]
78
  • Bartlett, IL
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • 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…[read more]
78
  • Campton Hills, IL
  • City: 5.8mi / 9.3km away
  • 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…[read more]
78
  • Lake Holiday, IL
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • Population: 4,718
78
  • Inverness, IL
  • City: 24.7mi / 39.8km away
  • Population: 7,844
78
  • Oswego, IL
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • 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…[read more]
78
  • Bloomingdale, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km 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]
78
  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.9km 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]
78
  • Hanover Park, IL
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • 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…[read more]
77
  • Elgin, IL
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.1km away
  • Population: 111,919
  • This community is wonderful. All of the neighbors are friendly and there are great community events offered. You can walk downtown to all amazing attractions and Restaurant Row. There are plenty of parks…[read more]
77
  • Yorkville, IL
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • 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…[read more]
77
  • Aurora, IL
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • 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…[read more]
76
  • Kingston, IL
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.1km away
  • Population: 1,170
76
  • Montgomery, IL
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 19,055
  • Montgomery, IL - That Hometown Feeling Living here in Montgomery, IL has been a joy. I have lived here for more than twenty years and I have watched the city grow by leaps and bounds. I really love the…[read more]
76
  • Gilberts, IL
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 7,479
76
  • North Aurora, IL
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • Population: 17,612
  • North Aurora, Illinois is a far west suburb of Chicago. It is conveniently located so that you have the luxuries and conveniences of the city without having to compromise a safe and harmonious community.…[read more]
75
  • Sandwich, IL
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 7,491
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  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: 74,320
  • I relocated from New York to Bolingbrook, Illinois and I couldn't be happier with my decision. It is a family oriented city with quick access to Chicago's busy lifestyle. Bolingbrook is only 24 miles…[read more]
74
  • Sycamore, IL
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • 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…[read more]
74
  • South Barrington, IL
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: 4,766
74
  • Wayne, IL
  • City: 11.6mi / 18.6km away
  • Population: 2,513
73
  • West Chicago, IL
  • City: 12.1mi / 19.4km away
  • Population: 27,420
  • West Chicago, IL is one of the farther west suburbs of the Chicago area. West Chicago is a fun town to visit, with one of the main attractions being the Turtle Splash Water Park. West Chicago is also…[read more]
73
  • Genoa, IL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 4,930
73
  • Glendale Heights, IL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 34,395
  • SOMETHING STINKS IN GLENDALE HEIGHTS #GlendaleHeightsSKUNKS!!! They are all up and down the parkway at night, along Mill Pond Rd where I live. They won't do anything to eradicate the skunk problem. I've…[read more]
73
  • Boulder Hill, IL
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.2km away
  • Population: 8,449
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  • Hampshire, IL
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.5km away
  • 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…[read more]
72
  • Somonauk, IL
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km away
  • Population: 2,106
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  • Plano, IL
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Sugar Grove, IL
  • City: 7.1mi / 11.5km away
  • Population: 9,288

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

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