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Best Places To Live In Geneva, IL

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  • Geneva, IL
  • Your matching location
  • 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]

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Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,641
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  • Algonquin, IL
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,413
  • Algonquin, IL is situated as one of the farthest of the northwest suburbs of Chicago. It boasts an excellent public school system, and the crime is low especially compared to other surrounding suburbs.…[read more]
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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Warrenville, IL
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • South Elgin, IL
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • 27.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,554
  • I lived in Buffalo Grove, Illinois for about 8 years in my mid-twenties. I lived on the north side which is more commercial than the southern side which is more residential and family friendly. There…[read more]
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  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • East Dundee, IL
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • St. Charles, IL
  • 2.7 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Lisle, IL
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Prestbury, IL
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,780
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  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 75,721
  • Im a liberal and this place is great. im also a transgender and idetify as a vending machine and people accept me around here. i acted like a vending machine and someone put a $1 inside of me since i was…[read more]
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  • Willowbrook, IL
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,603
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  • West Dundee, IL
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,369
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  • Itasca, IL
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,502
  • Although I might have went to some bad dining places, Itasca isn't so bad. The hotel I stayed at with my family was great, especially the…[read more]
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  • Woodridge, IL
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,331
  • I really like living in Woodridge. It's an enjoyable city, not too far from Chicago, and has everything I need. Woodridge is a little more expensive than other towns in the area but it's reasonable in my…[read more]
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  • Wheaton, IL
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,377
  • Living in Rolling Hills, IL has been a pretty good experience. There is hardly any crime here, but I don't know if I intend on staying in this area once my kids are a little bit older because the schools…[read more]
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  • Huntley, IL
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,831
  • Living in Huntley, it is interesting to watch how the tiny little city has grown and expanded over the years. When I was a boy, we had a single elementary school and a single high school/ Now, the best…[read more]
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  • Palatine, IL
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 69,098
  • Like with every area theres a ghetto but 90% of Palatine is safe. The downtown has been newly redone with a fair amount of bars/shopping and places to eat all within walking distance. Though…[read more]
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  • Lake Holiday, IL
  • 25 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,718
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  • Oswego, IL
  • 13.8 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…[read more]
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  • Naperville, IL
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 145,789
  • On June 7 traveling with my daughter and her son I drove her car to the Naperville commuter station. I parked in the public lot north of the station in stall #829. I then went to the station to pay on…[read more]
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  • Bartlett, IL
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Roselle, IL
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Sleepy Hollow, IL
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,338
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  • Sycamore, IL
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Batavia, IL
  • 2.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Winfield, IL
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,543
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  • Hanover Park, IL
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Willowbrook CDP, IL
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,966
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  • Lombard, IL
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,025
  • I have owned a home in Lombard for almost 19 years now and I hope to be moving by the end of 2019. Lombard has never been my cup of tea, but when I bought here it was because the real estate market is a…[read more]
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  • Yorkville, IL
  • 16.6 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…[read more]
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  • Gilberts, IL
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,479
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  • Romeoville, IL
  • 20.7 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…[read more]
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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Villa Park, IL
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,977
  • Living in Villa Park Illinois was a nice experience. The city is pretty large. It is within the Chicago Metropolitan area, in DuPage County. Villa Park is in close proximity to major airports O’Hare…[read more]
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  • Deer Park, IL
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,409
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  • Aurora, IL
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Lemont, IL
  • 23.2 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…[read more]
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  • Glendale Heights, IL
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Hinckley, IL
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,053
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  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,894
  • In my opinion there is no better place to live than Glen Ellyn. It is a vibrant and bustling city. There are many young people and new families in the area to make sure that there is always something to…[read more]
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  • Barrington, IL
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • 17.7 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…[read more]
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  • Pingree Grove, IL
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,983
  • My neighbors have block parties with mariachi bands and taco venders. I try to relax on my patio and Spanish music blasts loud for hours from neighbors backyards. Lowriders and Mexico flags everywhere…[read more]
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  • Carpentersville, IL
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Plainfield, IL
  • 17.9 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…[read more]
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  • Elgin, IL
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • 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]
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  • Downers Grove, IL
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,555
  • I lived in Downers Grove for three years while attending flight school at O'Hare Airport and I loved the city. It has an upbeat attitude in part because it was not affected by the economy as much as…[read more]

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

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