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Best Places To Live In Genoa, IL

  • Genoa, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,930
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Algonquin, IL
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.3km away
  • 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]
  • South Elgin, IL
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.5km 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]
  • Lake in the Hills, IL
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • Population: 28,908
  • Lake in the Hill is one of those small towns outside of a major city that’s a mix of the strange and developing. Living in there, you quickly gather that there’s something weird about the people. For…[read more]
  • St. Charles, IL
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.0km 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]
  • Geneva, IL
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.1km 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]
  • Crystal Lake, IL
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • Population: 40,475
  • I currently live in an area called Crystal Lake that is located in Illinois. There is so much to love about this area including the excellent education as well the the local amenities in this area. I was…[read more]
  • Huntley, IL
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • 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]
  • Timberlane, IL
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 1,023
  • Bull Valley, IL
  • City: 23.5mi / 37.8km away
  • Population: 1,213
  • Union, IL
  • City: 12.4mi / 19.9km away
  • Population: 484
  • Batavia, IL
  • City: 25.9mi / 41.7km 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]
  • Sleepy Hollow, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 3,338
  • Campton Hills, IL
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.8km 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]
  • Belvidere, IL
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • Population: 25,300
  • I love living in Belvidere, IL. We have around 25,000 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! Of course,…[read more]
  • Kingston, IL
  • City: 3.6mi / 5.7km away
  • Population: 1,170
  • Gilberts, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • Population: 7,479
  • North Aurora, IL
  • City: 26.6mi / 42.9km 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]
  • Lakewood, IL
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 4,111
  • Machesney Park, IL
  • City: 25.5mi / 41.0km away
  • Population: 23,002
  • Macheseny Park, Illinois is located just outside of Rockford, Illinois and is only a few hours away from Chicago. Machesney Park is a welcoming community with decent public schools. It is also a…[read more]
  • Sycamore, IL
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km 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]
  • Woodstock, IL
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: 25,232
  • Woodstock is a horrible place to live. It is a racist town with families that have lived there for generations - probably former slave owners. It seems the incestious town is operated by children (now…[read more]
  • Hampshire, IL
  • City: 9.9mi / 15.9km 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]
  • Hillcrest, IL
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.3km away
  • Population: 1,258
  • Lily Lake, IL
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 1,253
  • Loves Park, IL
  • City: 24.4mi / 39.3km away
  • Population: 24,499
  • Loves Park, Illinois is a nice small town located just outside of Rockford, Illinois and only a a few hours from Chicago. The city has a great public school system and is a safe community that is…[read more]
  • Pingree Grove, IL
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 5,983
  • Non stop construction in a very congested subdivision. Pingree Grove has no main st or town. Very high taxes and soon Elgin Illinois which is not a good area is building thousands of homes and apartments…[read more]
  • Virgil, IL
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.4km away
  • Population: 355
  • Poplar Grove, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 4,728
  • Candlewick Lake, IL
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 4,646
  • Rochelle, IL
  • City: 22.3mi / 35.8km away
  • Population: 9,385
  • Elburn, IL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • 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]
  • Kaneville, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 421
  • Cortland, IL
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.0km away
  • Population: 4,135
  • Wonder Lake, IL
  • City: 26.3mi / 42.4km away
  • Population: 3,739
  • Monroe Center, IL
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.7km away
  • Population: 463
  • Malta, IL
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.1km away
  • Population: 1,041
  • Garden Prairie, IL
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 183
  • Marengo, IL
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.9km away
  • Population: 8,081
  • Marengo, Illinois is just the present-day U.S. on an unincorporated 'town' scale. In other words, it's a horrible town. Most of the residents, employers and people who work there are mean, cliquey,…[read more]
  • Maple Park, IL
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.4km away
  • Population: 1,273
  • Burlington, IL
  • City: 6.9mi / 11.2km away
  • Population: 634
  • New Milford, IL
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 644
  • Steward, IL
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: 315
  • Kirkland, IL
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • Population: 1,662
  • Cherry Valley, IL
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 3,129
  • Creston, IL
  • City: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 720
  • DeKalb, IL
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 43,269
  • I moved to DeKalb, IL about a year ago. I'm still getting used to the idea of being far from my home of Florida, but I had to make the move because of a job. I made it through my first winter in the…[read more]
  • Caledonia, IL
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.8km away
  • Population: 232
  • Rockford, IL
  • City: 22.2mi / 35.7km away
  • Population: 149,597
  • Wow! This place is unreal. After living in 13 states and countless cities for my job, I've landed in Rockford for a one year assignment. The town is run down and filthy. Crime is out of control,…[read more]

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

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