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Best Places To Live In Essex, IL

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  • Essex, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 787
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Manhattan, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,405
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  • Channahon, IL
  • 17 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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  • Wilmington, IL
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,010
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  • Diamond, IL
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,733
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  • Morris, IL
  • 18.2 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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  • Bourbonnais, IL
  • 16.3 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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  • Dwight, IL
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,168
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  • Braidwood, IL
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,102
70
  • Godley, IL
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 730
70
  • Coal City, IL
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,687
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  • Lakewood Shores, IL
  • 6.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,352
69
  • Wilmington village, IL
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 144
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  • Limestone, IL
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,562
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  • Herscher, IL
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,462
66
  • Mazon, IL
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 957
66
  • Bradley, IL
  • 18 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,
66
  • Clifton, IL
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,475
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  • Bonfield, IL
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 337
66
  • Minooka, IL
  • 18.9 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
65
  • Elwood, IL
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,144
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  • Odell, IL
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 951
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  • Union Hill, IL
  • 5.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32
65
  • Manteno, IL
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,958
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  • Reddick, IL
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 328
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  • Kempton, IL
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 150
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  • Gardner, IL
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,242
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  • Carbon Hill, IL
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 380
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  • Irwin, IL
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 79
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  • Chebanse, IL
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,167
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  • Symerton, IL
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 105
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  • South Wilmington, IL
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 808
60
  • Kinsman, IL
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 85
60
  • Verona, IL
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 259
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  • Campus, IL
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 129
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  • East Brooklyn, IL
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 132
58
  • Cabery, IL
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 312
58
  • Buckingham, IL
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 330
57
  • Braceville, IL
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 735
57
  • Sammons Point, IL
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 346
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  • Kankakee, IL
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,424
  • The city of Kankakee, Illinois is a small town of about 27,000 in Northeast Illinois that surrounds the Kankakee River. The city has a long, storied history and is a great place to raise a family. It is
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  • Emington, IL
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 75

Listed above are the best places to live in Essex, IL for 2018. 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 - Essex, IL, followed by the best places to live near Essex, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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