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Best Places To Live In New Lenox, IL

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  • New Lenox, IL
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score90
  • Indian Head Park, IL
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 3,823
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  • Orland Hills, IL
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 7,241
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  • Mount Greenwood, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 18.3mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 18,990
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  • Hometown, IL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 4,343
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  • Woodridge, IL
  • City: 16.2mi / 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]
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  • Ingalls Park, IL
  • City: 3.4mi / 5.5km away
  • Population: 2,872
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  • Naperville, IL
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km away
  • Population: 145,789
  • During my road trip of 2008, I visited Naperville, IL. One of my good friends has lived in Naperville for almost his entire life. I was pretty excited about the visit because the fabulous city of Chicago…[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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  • Channahon, IL
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.3km away
  • 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]
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  • Monee, IL
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 5,098
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  • Shorewood, IL
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.4km away
  • 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]
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  • Hickory Hills, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.6km 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]
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  • Palos Park, IL
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km away
  • Population: 4,934
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  • Plainfield, IL
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.5km away
  • 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]
78
  • Romeoville, IL
  • City: 11.0mi / 17.7km 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]
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  • Lockport, IL
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.1km 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]
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  • Oswego, IL
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.2km away
  • 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]
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  • Palos Hills, IL
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.4km 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]
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  • Burr Ridge, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.8km 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]
78
  • Orland Park, IL
  • City: 8.9mi / 14.3km 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]
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  • Lemont, IL
  • City: 10.9mi / 17.5km 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]
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  • Darien, IL
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 22,232
  • The city of Darien, Illinois is a small town that is located in DuPage County, a western suburb of Chicago. It is a close knit community that is just a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of Chicago…[read more]
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  • Oak Forest, IL
  • City: 13.0mi / 21.0km 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]
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  • Aurora, IL
  • City: 24.1mi / 38.7km away
  • Population: 200,907
  • The town has a lot amenities, however it is more expensive than most. I have found the they have additional service fees on Mobile phones, cable as well as utilities. You can get to anything quickly…[read more]
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  • Willowbrook, IL
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 8,603
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  • Mokena, IL
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.0km 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]
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  • Crystal Lawns, IL
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 2,263
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  • East Hazel Crest, IL
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 1,595
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  • Chicago Ridge, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • Population: 14,368
  • I grew up in Chicago Ridge and only moved a few towns away for a few years then moved back. My kids went to the same schools I went to as a child. This is a nice mostly quiet community. Most homes are…[read more]
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  • Willowbrook CDP, IL
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 1,966
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  • Manhattan, IL
  • City: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 7,405
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  • Westmont, IL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 25,149
  • Westmont is a suburb of Chicago and has everything I need. I don't miss the big city and I feel very safe here. We don't have many attractions or any type of nightlife, but the best thing about Westmont…[read more]
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  • Frankfort, IL
  • City: 6.9mi / 11.1km away
  • 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]
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  • Evergreen Park, IL
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: 19,849
  • Evergreen Park, Illinois is one of Chicago's west/southwest suburbs. It is a peaceful and more affluent community, and boasts an exceptional public school system. Evergreen Park has a good police…[read more]
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  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.9km away
  • 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]
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  • Justice, IL
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 12,957
  • I've been living in Justice Illinois for 8 years and have enjoyed the friendly neighbors and great small-town feel that has become home for me and my family. Justice has very little crime and is a great…[read more]
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  • Clearing, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 21.3mi / 34.2km away
  • Population: 24,934
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  • Coal City, IL
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.4km away
  • Population: 5,687
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  • Downers Grove, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 49,555
  • I lived in Downers Grove for three years while attending flight school at O'Hare Airport and I loved the city. It has an upbeat attitude in part because it was not affected by the economy as much as…[read more]
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  • Dixmoor, IL
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 3,614
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  • Rockdale, IL
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.3km away
  • Population: 2,151
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  • Tinley Park, IL
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.3km away
  • 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]
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  • Beverly, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • Population: 20,831
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  • Boulder Hill, IL
  • City: 23.5mi / 37.8km away
  • Population: 8,449
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  • West Elsdon, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 23.4mi / 37.7km away
  • Population: 19,771
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  • Burbank, IL
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km away
  • Population: 29,087
  • Living in Burbank, it’s easy to meet people because of how close knit the people are. Everyone is friendly and often will greet you with a smile. It’s a small town with big personally, thought, perhaps…[read more]
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  • Homewood, IL
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • 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]
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  • Oak Lawn, IL
  • City: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 56,774
  • In recent months I have gotten banging on my door in the morning with police men, and I must say for the most ridiculous reasons ever. For example my lawnmower had broken that week and I was working on…[read more]
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  • Flossmoor, IL
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 9,215
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  • Midlothian, IL
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • 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]

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

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