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Best Places To Live In Gurnee, IL

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  • Gurnee, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 31,070
  • Gurnee, Illinois is a great place to live. After spending only a few years living in this suburb of Chicago, I can confidently say I’d live here longer if I could. The shopping is excellent with a mall…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • East Dundee, IL
  • City: 24.6mi / 39.6km away
  • 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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  • Algonquin, IL
  • City: 24.1mi / 38.7km 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]
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  • Lake in the Hills, IL
  • City: 23.4mi / 37.7km 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]
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  • Pleasant Prairie, WI
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.3km away
  • Population: 20,395
  • We have lived in Pl. Prairie for over 20 years and we love it here! It is situated between Chicago and Milwaukee. Because of location, it was hard to rate the amenities. Public transportation for…[read more]
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  • Grayslake, IL
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.1km away
  • Population: 21,053
  • Grayslake, Illinois is located near the border with Wisconsin but is still considered a far north suburb of Chicago. It is home to many excellent and safe neighborhoods and to College of Lake County. The…[read more]
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  • Pistakee Highlands, IL
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.8km away
  • Population: 3,263
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  • Grandwood Park, IL
  • City: 2.9mi / 4.7km away
  • Population: 5,471
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  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • 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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  • Third Lake, IL
  • City: 3.7mi / 5.9km away
  • Population: 1,266
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  • West Dundee, IL
  • City: 25.8mi / 41.5km away
  • Population: 7,369
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  • Libertyville, IL
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.6km away
  • Population: 20,435
  • It’s nice. One of the few places without bull poop. I like it there. But remember IT’S COLD! But there’s nothing really bad about…[read more]
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  • Lakemoor, IL
  • City: 14.0mi / 22.5km away
  • Population: 6,313
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  • Venetian Village, IL
  • City: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 2,623
  • I have lived in Venetian Village for 18 years. Prior to the housing crash, the people here were friendly, and worked hard to maintain their properties. Now, there are many houses that are un kept and…[read more]
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  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.1km away
  • Population: 19,950
  • My family and I valued our experiences while living in Lake Zurich Illinois. The city is a smaller segment of Chicago and is named for its lake. It is a great place to raise families. I have confidence…[read more]
82
  • Trout Valley, IL
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.3km away
  • Population: 537
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  • Paddock Lake, WI
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 3,015
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  • Lake Catherine, IL
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.1km away
  • Population: 1,888
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  • Port Barrington, IL
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 1,490
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  • Deer Park, IL
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.7km away
  • Population: 3,409
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  • Hainesville, IL
  • City: 7.3mi / 11.8km away
  • Population: 3,671
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  • Cary, IL
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.1km away
  • Population: 17,946
  • Cary and the surrounding areas have great activities that are ideal for nature lovers and history buffs. There are also popular evening hangouts where you can grab a meal with friends. Tracks is one of…[read more]
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  • Deerfield, IL
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.7km away
  • Population: 18,686
  • I had an exceptional time with my family while living in Deerfield Illinois. The community that is 25 miles from Chicago, promotes family, fun, and leisure activities. This city houses the headquarters…[read more]
81
  • Indian Creek, IL
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.2km away
  • Population: 768
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  • Powers Lake, WI
  • City: 21.8mi / 35.0km away
  • Population: 1,159
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  • Palatine, IL
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.3km away
  • 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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  • Vernon Hills, IL
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.2km away
  • Population: 25,910
  • Vernon Hills has lots of great things to do whether you're welcoming friends or family into the city or want to find more local activities that your loved ones will enjoy. Locations like Beerhead Bar…[read more]
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  • Kenilworth, IL
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.3km away
  • Population: 2,613
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  • Mundelein, IL
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • Population: 31,550
  • The city of Mundelein, Illinois is a suburb located approximately 35 miles north of Chicago with a population of 31,064. This quaint little village has been around since the mid 1600's, initially the…[read more]
80
  • Winnetka, IL
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 12,437
  • I experienced beautiful vivacity while living in Winnetka Illinois. The city is located in Cook County. Cedar Lake is about 16 miles from Chicago’s central downtown area. The town is highly affluent,…[read more]
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  • Winthrop Harbor, IL
  • City: 9.4mi / 15.1km away
  • Population: 6,832
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  • Volo, IL
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.3km away
  • Population: 3,576
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  • Prospect Heights, IL
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 16,331
  • Prospect Heights, Illinois is one of Chicago's northwest suburbs. It is home to an excellent public school system with a low student to teacher ratio that is perfect for learning young minds as it gives…[read more]
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  • Lake Bluff, IL
  • City: 7.4mi / 12.0km away
  • Population: 5,758
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  • Twin Lakes, WI
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 6,059
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  • Long Lake, IL
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 3,564
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  • Northbrook, IL
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: 33,538
  • I love living in Northbrook! My husband and I moved here from New York when he got transferred to the Chicago office. This Northbrook was the perfect option for us because we needed to be close to the…[read more]
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  • Fox Lake Hills, IL
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.2km away
  • Population: 2,196
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  • Wheeling, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 38,008
  • Wheeling was once a mob town filled with seedy bars and strip joints. In the modern era, if you like blaring Hispanic music every single day of the summer, rats, an overly aggressive police force, poor…[read more]
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  • Silver Lake, WI
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 2,506
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  • Riverwoods, IL
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • Population: 3,759
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  • Genoa City, WI
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.8km away
  • Population: 3,023
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  • Barrington, IL
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • 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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  • Tower Lakes, IL
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 1,149
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  • Glencoe, IL
  • City: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 8,870
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  • Sleepy Hollow, IL
  • City: 27.3mi / 43.9km away
  • Population: 3,338
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  • Carpentersville, IL
  • City: 24.9mi / 40.1km away
  • 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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  • McCullom Lake, IL
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 1,011
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  • Lindenhurst, IL
  • City: 5.6mi / 9.0km away
  • Population: 14,380
  • Living in Lindenhurst is quiet the thrill for my family and I. Knowing the struggle coming from a strict western home, I was lucky enough to find my footing here in Lindenhurst. I was lucky enough to…[read more]
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  • Northfield, IL
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 5,374
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  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.8km away
  • 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]

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

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