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Best Places To Live In Mount Prospect, IL

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  • Mount Prospect, IL
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Algonquin, IL
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km 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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  • South Elgin, IL
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.1km away
  • 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]
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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km 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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  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 8,641
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  • Lake in the Hills, IL
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.7km 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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  • Warrenville, IL
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 13,415
  • Living in Warrenville, Illinois is like living nowhere else! St. James Farm Forest and Preserve is located here and it's my most favorite place in the world to visit! Over 612 acres of natural forest…[read more]
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  • Grayslake, IL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km 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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  • St. Charles, IL
  • City: 21.7mi / 34.9km away
  • 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]
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  • West Dundee, IL
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 7,369
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  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • City: 3.1mi / 5.0km 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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  • East Dundee, IL
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km 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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  • Island Lake, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 8,025
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  • Libertyville, IL
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km 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: 23.4mi / 37.7km away
  • Population: 6,313
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  • River Forest, IL
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.3km 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]
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  • Western Springs, IL
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km 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]
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  • Hinsdale, IL
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km 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]
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  • Cary, IL
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.5km 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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  • Trout Valley, IL
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 537
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  • Lincolnshire, IL
  • City: 9.1mi / 14.7km away
  • Population: 7,291
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  • Roselle, IL
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.5km 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: 11.8mi / 19.0km 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: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • Population: 1,490
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  • Deer Park, IL
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.6km away
  • Population: 3,409
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  • Elmhurst, IL
  • City: 11.6mi / 18.7km 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]
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  • Indian Creek, IL
  • City: 11.4mi / 18.3km away
  • Population: 768
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  • Forest Glen, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 10.5mi / 16.9km away
  • Population: 18,298
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  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.4km 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]
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  • Deerfield, IL
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.2km 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: 10.7mi / 17.3km 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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  • Lisle, IL
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km 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]
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  • Mettawa, IL
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.8km away
  • Population: 462
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  • Itasca, IL
  • City: 7.4mi / 11.9km 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: 6.1mi / 9.8km 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: 6.5mi / 10.5km 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: 20.0mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 3,671
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  • Edison Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 7.5mi / 12.0km away
  • Population: 11,128
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  • Wheaton, IL
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.2km 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]
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  • Mundelein, IL
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.4km 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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  • La Grange, IL
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.2km 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]
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  • Riverside, IL
  • City: 17.4mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 8,779
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  • Vernon Hills, IL
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.9km 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: 4.6mi / 7.3km 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: 2.7mi / 4.3km 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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  • Winnetka, IL
  • City: 10.4mi / 16.7km 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: 7.1mi / 11.4km 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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  • La Grange Park, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.6km 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]
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  • Northbrook, IL
  • City: 6.9mi / 11.1km 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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  • Volo, IL
  • City: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: 3,576
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  • Brookfield, IL
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km 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]

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

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