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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 Score77
  • Rockdale, IL
  • 6.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,151
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  • Monee, IL
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,098
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  • Channahon, IL
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Ingalls Park, IL
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,872
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  • Manhattan, IL
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,405
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  • Oswego, IL
  • 22 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
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,241
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  • Crystal Lawns, IL
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,263
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  • Yorkville, IL
  • 23.4 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
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  • Tinley Park, IL
  • 20.1 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
  • 15.9 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
  • 23.8 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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  • Lockport, IL
  • 13.6 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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  • Lemont, IL
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Shorewood, IL
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Palos Park, IL
  • 24 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,934
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  • Orland Park, IL
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Plainfield, IL
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Mokena, IL
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Wilmington, IL
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,010
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  • Joliet, IL
  • 8.5 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Crest Hill, IL
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
70
  • Godley, IL
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 730
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  • Braidwood, IL
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,102
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  • Worth, IL
  • 26 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Palos Heights, IL
  • 24.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Preston Heights, IL
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,916
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  • Lakewood Shores, IL
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,352
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  • Morris, IL
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Homer Glen, IL
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Fairmont, IL
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,516
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  • Frankfort, IL
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Coal City, IL
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,687
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  • Bonfield, IL
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 337
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  • New Lenox, IL
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Bourbonnais, IL
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Diamond, IL
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,733
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  • Frankfort Square, IL
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,116
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  • Plattville, IL
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 254
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  • Lisbon, IL
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 397
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  • Essex, IL
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 787
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  • South Wilmington, IL
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 808
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  • Minooka, IL
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Bradley, IL
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • 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,
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  • Limestone, IL
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,562
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  • Gardner, IL
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,242
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  • Symerton, IL
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 105
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  • Carbon Hill, IL
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 380
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  • Peotone, IL
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,146

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

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