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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 Score81
  • Algonquin, IL
  • 20.1 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]
  • Lake in the Hills, IL
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • South Elgin, IL
  • 20.8 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]
  • Crystal Lake, IL
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Geneva, IL
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • St. Charles, IL
  • 23 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]
  • Timberlane, IL
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,023
  • Huntley, IL
  • 14.1 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]
  • Sleepy Hollow, IL
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,338
  • Sycamore, IL
  • 6.6 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]
  • Batavia, IL
  • 25.9 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]
  • Gilberts, IL
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,479
  • Lakewood, IL
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,111
  • Woodstock, IL
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Pingree Grove, IL
  • 13.3 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]
  • Marengo, IL
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Bull Valley, IL
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,213
  • Elburn, IL
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • North Aurora, IL
  • 26.6 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Belvidere, IL
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Machesney Park, IL
  • 25.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Campton Hills, IL
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Hillcrest, IL
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,258
  • Lily Lake, IL
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,253
  • Loves Park, IL
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Union, IL
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 484
  • Virgil, IL
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 355
  • Candlewick Lake, IL
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,646
  • Kingston, IL
  • 3.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,170
  • Kaneville, IL
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 421
  • Hampshire, IL
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Cortland, IL
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,135
  • Rochelle, IL
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,385
  • Monroe Center, IL
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 463
  • Cherry Valley, IL
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,129
  • Garden Prairie, IL
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 183
  • Malta, IL
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,041
  • Wonder Lake, IL
  • 26.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,739
  • Maple Park, IL
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,273
  • Poplar Grove, IL
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,728
  • Burlington, IL
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 634
  • New Milford, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 644
  • Kirkland, IL
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,662
  • Steward, IL
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 315
  • Creston, IL
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 720
  • Caledonia, IL
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 232
  • DeKalb, IL
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Rockford, IL
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • 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 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 - Genoa, IL, followed by the best places to live near Genoa, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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