search within
search within
include
population
score by

Best Places To Live In Hometown, IL

85
  • Hometown, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,343
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score91
  • Indian Head Park, IL
  • City: 8.9mi / 14.4km away
  • Population: 3,823
88
  • Munster, IN
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 23,103
  • The beauty about living in Munster, Indiana is it's reputation for its Urban Lifestyle! The town provides lots of opportunity for shopping, is only about 45 minutes from Chicago, located not too far from…[read more]
88
  • Dyer, IN
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 16,133
  • Living in Dyer, so close to Chicago, has all the perks of a big city without the hassle of living right in the middle of all the hustle and bustle. Life here is good; it is definitely one of the best…[read more]
87
  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.2km away
  • Population: 8,641
85
  • Mount Greenwood, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 2.5mi / 4.0km away
  • Population: 18,990
84
  • Woodridge, IL
  • City: 16.1mi / 26.0km away
  • 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]
84
  • Schererville, IN
  • City: 22.6mi / 36.3km away
  • Population: 28,899
  • Living in Schererville, close knite community, it’s a small town outside of a major city. It was a nice place to grow up, but there’s nothing to really do outside of a few good restaurants, decent…[read more]
83
  • Hinsdale, IL
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 17,438
  • Hinsdale, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago located to the west/southwest of the city. It is a diverse and welcoming community and definitely geared more towards the upper middle-class with the higher…[read more]
83
  • Highland, IN
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 23,107
  • I lived here till I moved 2 years ago. This town is in the middle of everything, which is nice. You just have to drive 20 minutes to the mall, or 30-45 minutes to get into Chicago which is awesome. There…[read more]
83
  • Ingalls Park, IL
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: 2,872
83
  • River Forest, IL
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.6km away
  • Population: 11,217
  • Lived here for twenty plus years--what a terrific place to raise a family! We moved here for the excellent schools, which are rated as some of the best in Illinois. Taxes are high, but you get what you…[read more]
83
  • Lisle, IL
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.3km away
  • 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]
82
  • Roselle, IL
  • City: 25.1mi / 40.4km 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]
82
  • Elmhurst, IL
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 45,742
  • I lived in Elmhurst, Illinois about 10 years ago and for a suburban community with a relatively modest population, about 32,000, it was a relatively quiet community. I was fortunate enough to live close…[read more]
81
  • Western Springs, IL
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.1km away
  • Population: 13,133
  • I have lived in this city all my life. There is no other place I can call home. I have undergone the full public education system and even changed elementary schools. It’s a city with very impressive…[read more]
81
  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.3km away
  • 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]
81
  • Forest Glen, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 18,298
81
  • Itasca, IL
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.2km 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]
81
  • Palos Hills, IL
  • City: 5.3mi / 8.5km away
  • Population: 17,545
  • Palos Hills, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago located to the southwest of the city. Palos Hills boasts itself as a family-centered, quaint, and welcoming community. The city itself is definitely geared…[read more]
81
  • Park Ridge, IL
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km 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]
81
  • Griffith, IN
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 16,583
  • Living in Griffith is quiet, peaceful, and laid back. We could do with some better housing since there isn't a lot of it available and some of it needs to be fixed up a bit, and the weather can get…[read more]
81
  • La Grange, IL
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.6km away
  • Population: 15,688
  • I've lived in La Grange for almost 11 years, and I've loved all of them. There's a great sense of community and everything. You should definitely live…[read more]
81
  • Edison Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 11,128
81
  • Wheaton, IL
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • 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]
80
  • East Hazel Crest, IL
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 1,595
80
  • Riverside, IL
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.1km away
  • Population: 8,779
80
  • La Grange Park, IL
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.1km away
  • Population: 13,596
  • It's was fair living here, it's an industrial and cultural city. I particularly love the easy access to the various rail and bus services; offered. What I also liked about the area was their economic…[read more]
80
  • Berkeley, IL
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.1km away
  • Population: 5,201
80
  • Hickory Hills, IL
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.1km away
  • Population: 13,858
  • I have lived in Hickory Hills, IL my whole life. For those with families or starting a family, you will be very pleased with the public school system here. I have enjoyed growing up here and the…[read more]
79
  • Brookfield, IL
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 18,966
  • The primary ecosystem of Brookfield, Illinois is oak savanna. The town is only 13 miles west of downtown Chicago. The total land area is 3.07 square miles. If you like outdoor festivals, then check out…[read more]
79
  • Rockdale, IL
  • City: 25.3mi / 40.8km away
  • Population: 2,151
79
  • Romeoville, IL
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.3km away
  • 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]
78
  • Lockport, IL
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.3km away
  • Population: 25,096
  • I recently moved to Lockport, IL and have enjoyed my experience for the last year and a half. Lockport, IL offers an array of benefits in terms of housing options, educational and academic programs,…[read more]
78
  • Orland Hills, IL
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 7,241
78
  • Mokena, IL
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 19,839
  • Mokena, Illinois is one of Chicago's farther south suburbs located close to the city of Joliet. Mokena is the ideal suburb, with plenty to do for the family and easy access to the city of Chicago via the…[read more]
78
  • Oak Forest, IL
  • City: 8.7mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 28,055
  • Living in Oak Forest Illinois has been such a wonderful treat. Oak Forest offers so much to our community and it is true suburb living. Transportation is provided all over so you don't have to worry…[read more]
78
  • Villa Park, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • 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]
78
  • Norwood Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 37,477
78
  • Palos Park, IL
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.2km away
  • Population: 4,934
78
  • Stickney, IL
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.2km away
  • Population: 6,778
78
  • Burr Ridge, IL
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 10,736
  • Burr Ridge is the kind of place that everyone dreams of calling home. I love living in Burr Ridge because it has an amazing quality of life. There are many restaurants, shops, gyms, and places to hang…[read more]
77
  • Bensenville, IL
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.9km 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]
77
  • Lemont, IL
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • 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]
77
  • Elk Grove Village, IL
  • City: 23.3mi / 37.4km away
  • Population: 33,251
  • Elk Grove Village, IL is one of the best suburbs Chicago has to offer. The schools are great, and it’s extremely family friendly. There are plenty of jobs available due to there being several corporate…[read more]
77
  • Palos Heights, IL
  • City: 5.8mi / 9.3km away
  • Population: 12,544
  • I experienced amazing moments while living in Palos Heights Illinois. The city is in Cook County. Palos Heights is close to Mount Greenwood Chicago. The town is split into three districts and includes a…[read more]
77
  • Bloomingdale, IL
  • City: 23.9mi / 38.5km away
  • Population: 22,221
  • I love living in Bloomingdale! My family and I have been living in Bloomingdale for almost ten years now and I am so glad we are raising our kids here. The two things I love the most about this town is…[read more]
77
  • Orland Park, IL
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.3km away
  • Population: 58,612
  • I been living in this town for the last 20 year, and I still love this town, However I been seen a lot changes in the last 5 years. Some very good changes some not that great school education is one of…[read more]
77
  • Jefferson Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 26,594
77
  • Willowbrook, IL
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 8,603
76
  • Whiting, IN
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.0km away
  • Population: 4,870
  • Mascot Museum? One time and you've seen enough. Community? The ones around me are *-holes. Nightlife? Bars,bars,breweries,oh,a crappy theater. Dining? One good restaurant. And shopping? Dollar…[read more]

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

To customize the list of best places to live in and around Hometown, IL, you are able to first select the search radius, which is the maximum distance you'd like to search for nearby cities or neighborhoods. Next, you can choose to display cities only, neighborhoods only or both cities and neighborhoods. The population dropdown will allow you to customize the size of the cities that you would like to appear in the list. You can then set the importance of each category based on what's most important to you. Finally, you can set your home/rent budget based on what you're comfortable spending on housing or rent. Once your search preferences have been set, you will have your personalized list of the best places to live in Hometown, IL.