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Best Places To Live In Elwood, IL

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  • Elwood, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 2,144
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Ingalls Park, IL
  • City: 9.2mi / 14.8km away
  • Population: 2,872
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  • Channahon, IL
  • City: 7.1mi / 11.4km away
  • Population: 12,329
  • There's more to Illinois than just Chicago, and there's definitely more to Channahon than you might first think. Located within driving distance of the Windy City, it's a small village with a lot of…[read more]
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  • Shorewood, IL
  • City: 8.9mi / 14.3km away
  • Population: 16,539
  • We chanced upon this place a few years ago and I couldn't be happier. We have so much close by and yet don't have the traffic of Plainfield and other areas up north. We are in the older area so the…[read more]
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  • Oswego, IL
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.4km 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]
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  • Rockdale, IL
  • City: 6.8mi / 11.0km away
  • Population: 2,151
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  • Romeoville, IL
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km 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]
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  • Plainfield, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km 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]
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  • Lockport, IL
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • 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,…[read more]
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  • Orland Hills, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 7,241
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  • Yorkville, IL
  • City: 23.4mi / 37.7km 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]
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  • Mokena, IL
  • City: 15.5mi / 24.9km 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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  • Oak Forest, IL
  • City: 23.8mi / 38.2km 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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  • Palos Park, IL
  • City: 24.0mi / 38.7km away
  • Population: 4,934
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  • Monee, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 5,098
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  • Lemont, IL
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.3km 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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  • Palos Heights, IL
  • City: 24.6mi / 39.7km 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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  • Orland Park, IL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km 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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  • Crystal Lawns, IL
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.2km away
  • Population: 2,263
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  • Frankfort, IL
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.7km 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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  • Manhattan, IL
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.3km away
  • Population: 7,405
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  • Morris, IL
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 13,930
  • I enjoy the livelihood of the city of Morris, Illinois. This city is the most western part of Chicago which puts it in Chicagoland. The housing market in this town is very affordable for a home…[read more]
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  • Coal City, IL
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.1km away
  • Population: 5,687
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  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.6km 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]
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  • Godley, IL
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.7km away
  • Population: 730
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  • New Lenox, IL
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km 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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  • Preston Heights, IL
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • Population: 2,916
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  • Tinley Park, IL
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km 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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  • Worth, IL
  • City: 26.0mi / 41.9km 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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  • Joliet, IL
  • City: 8.5mi / 13.7km away
  • Population: 147,515
  • I visited the city of Joliet, Il in the summer of 2008, with my husband. This was in the month of August. It was chilly, the temperature did not go up past 75 during the day and at night it dropped to…[read more]
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  • Braidwood, IL
  • City: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 6,102
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  • Bourbonnais, IL
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 18,607
  • The French established settlements up and down the rivers, especially the Mississippi River. This was due to the importance of the fur trade. The Bourbons were actually one of the royal French families…[read more]
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  • Lakewood Shores, IL
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 1,352
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  • Fairmont, IL
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 2,516
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  • Bonfield, IL
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 337
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  • Crest Hill, IL
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.6km away
  • Population: 20,316
  • Crest Hill, Illinois is a combination of rural and suburban that works for some people. The city is not known for much other than that it is home to two state prisons. Despite that, Crest Hill is a…[read more]
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  • Wilmington, IL
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.1km away
  • Population: 6,010
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  • Homer Glen, IL
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km 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]
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  • Minooka, IL
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.8km away
  • Population: 11,786
  • I think the best way to know whether a place would make a good place to live or visit is to talk to the people who have lived there for a while. I have been living in Minooka, Illinois for exactly 10…[read more]
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  • Diamond, IL
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.0km away
  • Population: 2,733
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  • Frankfort Square, IL
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 9,116
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  • Plattville, IL
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.7km away
  • Population: 254
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  • Lisbon, IL
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • Population: 397
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  • South Wilmington, IL
  • City: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 808
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  • Bradley, IL
  • City: 22.3mi / 35.8km away
  • Population: 15,668
  • I've been living in Bradley, IL, for about 6 years now, and that's long enough to know that I can't wait to find a better place to move to! The crime rate here is the worst of anyplace I have ever lived,…[read more]
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  • Limestone, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 1,562
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  • Gardner, IL
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 1,242
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  • Peotone, IL
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • Population: 4,146
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  • Matteson, IL
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: 19,146
  • If you are looking for the Crossroads of Heritage & Progress, you will find them in Matteson, Illinois. Matteson is 9.34 square miles. The town is fairly flat. Matteson is well-known for its professional…[read more]
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  • Carbon Hill, IL
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.9km away
  • Population: 380
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  • Symerton, IL
  • City: 6.7mi / 10.7km away
  • Population: 105

Listed above are the best places to live in Elwood, IL for 2020. 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 - Elwood, IL, followed by the best places to live near Elwood, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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