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Best Places To Live In Manhattan, IL

  • Manhattan, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 7,405


Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Mount Greenwood, Chicago, IL
  • 23.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 18,990
  • Rockdale, IL
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,151
  • Monee, IL
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,098
  • Channahon, IL
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,329
  • There's more to Illinois than just Chicago, and there's definitely more to Channahon than you might first think. Located within driving distance of the Windy City, it's a small village with a lot of…[read more]
  • Ingalls Park, IL
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,872
  • Oswego, IL
  • 26 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,245
  • Living in Oswego, Illinois, has a few upsides and a few downsides. One of the upsides, which I like a lot about the city, is that the crime rate is exceedingly low and the jobs pay quite well. I had no…[read more]
  • Orland Hills, IL
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,241
  • Palos Hills, IL
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • East Hazel Crest, IL
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,595
  • Crystal Lawns, IL
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,263
  • Tinley Park, IL
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 57,125
  • I have moved to Tinley, IL from New York City seven years ago. It was a true cultural shock for me when I came to this quaint little town. Growing up in New York was challenging, to say the least. When…[read more]
  • Romeoville, IL
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Oak Forest, IL
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Lockport, IL
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Lemont, IL
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Shorewood, IL
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,539
  • We chanced upon this place a few years ago and I couldn't be happier. We have so much close by and yet don't have the traffic of Plainfield and other areas up north. We are in the older area so the…[read more]
  • Palos Park, IL
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,934
  • Orland Park, IL
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 74,320
  • I relocated from New York to Bolingbrook, Illinois and I couldn't be happier with my decision. It is a family oriented city with quick access to Chicago's busy lifestyle. Bolingbrook is only 24 miles…[read more]
  • Plainfield, IL
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,881
  • My wife and I moved here about 18 months ago and we are absolutely thrilled with Plainfield, especially the Wallin Woods neighborhood. We are walking distance to a great gym (Avery YMCA), and we are also…[read more]
  • Mokena, IL
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Wilmington, IL
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,010
  • Joliet, IL
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 147,515
  • I visited the city of Joliet, Il in the summer of 2008, with my husband. This was in the month of August. It was chilly, the temperature did not go up past 75 during the day and at night it dropped to…[read more]
  • Homewood, IL
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,280
  • Living in Homewood, IL has been particularly favorable in terms of simplicity and convenience. I feel as though the areas of interest are just close enough for one to be able to enjoy their time here…[read more]
  • Crest Hill, IL
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,316
  • Crest Hill, Illinois is a combination of rural and suburban that works for some people. The city is not known for much other than that it is home to two state prisons. Despite that, Crest Hill is a…[read more]
  • Godley, IL
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 730
  • Braidwood, IL
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,102
  • Worth, IL
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,776
  • Great suburb outside of Chicago. Very safe. Not a lot of gangbangers or anything like that. if you're a golfer check out Cog Hill in Lemont or Worths golf course. nice small town with a dominant police…[read more]
  • Palos Heights, IL
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Olympia Fields, IL
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,888
  • Preston Heights, IL
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,916
  • Merrionette Park, IL
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,896
  • Chicago Ridge, IL
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,368
  • Chicago Ridge, Illinois is a further southwest suburb of Chicago. The city has seen a slight rise in crime over recent years, but it is being kept relatively in check by the local police force. The…[read more]
  • Lakewood Shores, IL
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,352
  • Homer Glen, IL
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,385
  • Homer Glen, Illinois is one of the best places I have ever lived. It is close to everything you'd want to be close to in the Chicago area. One of the best things I like about Homer Glen is the exciting…[read more]
  • Fairmont, IL
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,516
  • Frankfort, IL
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,415
  • This is the best place in the USA to work, play and raise a family! Our town may be small, but our heart is big and it shows no matter what street you choose to walk down! I especially love spending a…[read more]
  • Coal City, IL
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,687
  • Thornton, IL
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,614
  • Bonfield, IL
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 337
  • New Lenox, IL
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,347
  • I love living in New Lenox. We have around 24,000 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! I had no trouble…[read more]
  • Bourbonnais, IL
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,607
  • The French established settlements up and down the rivers, especially the Mississippi River. This was due to the importance of the fur trade. The Bourbons were actually one of the royal French families…[read more]
  • Diamond, IL
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,733
  • Midlothian, IL
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,830
  • Midlothian has a lot of older modest homes that are well built. I live in a mature neighborhood and it shows with the beautiful trees and scenery and the friendly neighbors. Living in Midlothian comes…[read more]
  • Frankfort Square, IL
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,116
  • Flossmoor, IL
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,215
  • Dixmoor, IL
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,614
  • Alsip, IL
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,335
  • Enjoying, a good meal at Jenny's Steak after a Friday night football game used to be a routine living in Alsip. With many parks and housing that is very affordable, this is a great place to live if you…[read more]
  • Essex, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 787
  • Momence, IL
  • 24.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,071

Listed above are the best places to live in Manhattan, IL for 2019. 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 - Manhattan, IL, followed by the best places to live near Manhattan, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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