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Best Places To Live In Oak Lawn, IL

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  • Oak Lawn, IL
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score90
  • Indian Head Park, IL
  • City: 8.4mi / 13.5km away
  • Population: 3,823
89
  • St. John, IN
  • City: 23.9mi / 38.4km away
  • Population: 15,777
  • I have lived in St. John, Indiana all of my life and would never even consider living anywhere else! People here are friendly and personable which is really great! There's all kinds of fun things to do…[read more]
89
  • Munster, IN
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km 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]
87
  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • City: 12.1mi / 19.4km away
  • Population: 8,641
87
  • Dyer, IN
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km 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
  • Orland Hills, IL
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.5km away
  • Population: 7,241
85
  • Mount Greenwood, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 2.1mi / 3.4km away
  • Population: 18,990
85
  • Hometown, IL
  • City: 1.7mi / 2.7km away
  • Population: 4,343
85
  • Highland, IN
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km 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]
84
  • Schererville, IN
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.1km 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]
84
  • Woodridge, IL
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.3km 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]
83
  • Ingalls Park, IL
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 2,872
83
  • River Forest, IL
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km 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
  • Western Springs, IL
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.7km 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]
83
  • Hinsdale, IL
  • City: 10.9mi / 17.5km 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]
82
  • Roselle, IL
  • City: 25.2mi / 40.5km 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]
82
  • Elmhurst, IL
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.8km 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]
82
  • Griffith, IN
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.2km 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
  • Forest Glen, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 18,298
81
  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.8km 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
  • Lisle, IL
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km 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]
81
  • Itasca, IL
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.6km 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]
81
  • Wheaton, IL
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.4km 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]
81
  • La Grange, IL
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.5km 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
  • Riverside, IL
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 8,779
80
  • La Grange Park, IL
  • City: 10.2mi / 16.4km 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
  • Hickory Hills, IL
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.4km 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: 9.1mi / 14.7km 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]
79
  • Berkeley, IL
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 5,201
79
  • Norwood Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 37,477
79
  • Palos Park, IL
  • City: 4.7mi / 7.6km away
  • Population: 4,934
79
  • Bensenville, IL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km 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]
78
  • Romeoville, IL
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.0km 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
  • Carol Stream, IL
  • City: 24.3mi / 39.0km 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]
78
  • Lockport, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.8km 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
  • Bloomingdale, IL
  • City: 23.9mi / 38.4km 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]
78
  • Palos Hills, IL
  • City: 3.9mi / 6.2km 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]
78
  • Burr Ridge, IL
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.4km 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: 9.1mi / 14.7km 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]
78
  • Stickney, IL
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • Population: 6,778
77
  • Villa Park, IL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.8km 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]
77
  • Lemont, IL
  • City: 12.4mi / 19.9km 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
  • Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 64,965
  • I live in Lincoln Park in Chicago, IL and have done so for over twenty years. One of the larger neighborhoods, it is bordered on the north by Diversey, west by the north branch of the Chicago River,…[read more]
77
  • Darien, IL
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.3km 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]
77
  • Oak Forest, IL
  • City: 7.4mi / 11.8km 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]
77
  • Jefferson Park, Chicago, IL
  • Neighborhood: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 26,594
77
  • Willowbrook, IL
  • City: 10.5mi / 16.9km away
  • Population: 8,603
76
  • Whiting, IN
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km 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]
76
  • Mokena, IL
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.9km 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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  • Highland CDP, IN
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 4,256

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

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