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Best Places To Live In Highwood, IL

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  • Highwood, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 5,377
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.7km away
  • 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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  • Grayslake, IL
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km 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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  • Grandwood Park, IL
  • City: 15.5mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 5,471
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  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • City: 11.6mi / 18.6km 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: 15.1mi / 24.3km away
  • Population: 1,266
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  • Island Lake, IL
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • Population: 8,025
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  • Libertyville, IL
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.3km 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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  • Venetian Village, IL
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.5km 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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  • Lincolnshire, IL
  • City: 5.4mi / 8.7km away
  • Population: 7,291
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  • Lake Catherine, IL
  • City: 25.1mi / 40.4km away
  • Population: 1,888
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  • Roselle, IL
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.7km away
  • 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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  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.7km 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]
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  • Port Barrington, IL
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 1,490
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  • Deer Park, IL
  • City: 14.3mi / 22.9km away
  • Population: 3,409
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  • Indian Creek, IL
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.8km away
  • Population: 768
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  • Forest Glen, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 15.1mi / 24.3km away
  • Population: 18,298
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  • Deerfield, IL
  • City: 3.4mi / 5.5km 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]
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  • Wilmette, IL
  • City: 9.9mi / 15.9km away
  • Population: 27,367
  • There’s no many things biblical about Wilmette, but it fits. Everyone who lives here has a sense of compassion for their neighbor. Throughout the day, you’ll find many of them out and about, which I…[read more]
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  • Mettawa, IL
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.8km away
  • Population: 462
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  • Itasca, IL
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • 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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  • Park Ridge, IL
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 37,567
  • One of my favorite suburbs of all Chicago. Infested with intellectual businessmen and doctors. Also a great family friendly area with absolutely NO areas to avoid. You could stay out at 11 pm and still…[read more]
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  • Palatine, IL
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.3km 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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  • Hainesville, IL
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 3,671
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  • Edison Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 13.7mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 11,128
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  • Mundelein, IL
  • City: 10.9mi / 17.6km 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]
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  • Vernon Hills, IL
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.6km 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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  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.8km away
  • 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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  • Prospect Heights, IL
  • City: 9.1mi / 14.7km 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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  • Mount Prospect, IL
  • City: 11.6mi / 18.7km away
  • Population: 54,552
  • If you are planning to visit the city of Mount Prospect, IL, then you will never experience a dull moment. I have traveled to this city and have found it to be quite entertaining. One main attraction is…[read more]
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  • Winnetka, IL
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.5km 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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  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • City: 8.1mi / 13.0km 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]
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  • Northbrook, IL
  • City: 5.4mi / 8.7km 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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  • Winthrop Harbor, IL
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 6,832
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  • Volo, IL
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 3,576
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  • Lake Bluff, IL
  • City: 5.7mi / 9.1km away
  • Population: 5,758
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  • Kenilworth, IL
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 2,613
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  • Barrington, IL
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.6km 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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  • Glencoe, IL
  • City: 5.6mi / 9.0km away
  • Population: 8,870
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  • Long Lake, IL
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 3,564
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  • Kildeer, IL
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.6km away
  • Population: 3,976
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  • Norwood Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 15.2mi / 24.5km away
  • Population: 37,477
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  • Streamwood, IL
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.5km away
  • Population: 40,552
  • Living in Streamwood is amazing. I never thought I was one for small cities. I grew up in Chicago and was used to endless shopping trips and tons of takeout options. I didn't learn to cook until I was…[read more]
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  • Fox Lake Hills, IL
  • City: 21.5mi / 34.6km away
  • Population: 2,196
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  • Riverwoods, IL
  • City: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: 3,759
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  • Tower Lakes, IL
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 1,149
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  • Bensenville, IL
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 18,431
  • Moving has never been an easy task, but moving to Bensenville, has always been the best move. I have lived in this place since I was 9 and could not recommend any other. Let me start with a nutshell of…[read more]
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  • North Barrington, IL
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.3km away
  • Population: 2,972
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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • City: 25.7mi / 41.3km away
  • 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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  • Bartlett, IL
  • City: 24.0mi / 38.7km away
  • 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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  • Lindenhurst, IL
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.3km 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]

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

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