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Best Places To Live In St. Charles, IL

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  • St. Charles, IL
  • Your matching location
  • 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
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  • Clarendon Hills, IL
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,641
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  • Geneva, IL
  • 2.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,732
  • Geneva, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago, but you honestly would never know it's anywhere near such a big city. It's a nice place that has a semi-country feel to it. The public transit system is
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  • Naperville, IL
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 145,789
  • On June 7 traveling with my daughter and her son I drove her car to the Naperville commuter station. I parked in the public lot north of the station in stall #829. I then went to the station to pay on
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  • Wheaton, IL
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Hinsdale, IL
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Lisle, IL
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • 24.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Itasca, IL
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Sleepy Hollow, IL
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,338
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  • Barrington, IL
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,449
  • Barrington; the best city to reside! I have lived in this city for eight years. I like the manner people in this city interact with each other and is an excellent place to raise a family. The town has
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  • Algonquin, IL
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • 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.
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  • South Barrington, IL
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,766
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  • Winfield, IL
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,543
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  • Elmhurst, IL
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Schaumburg, IL
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Prestbury, IL
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,780
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  • Lemont, IL
  • 24.2 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
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  • Campton Hills, IL
  • 5.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,500
  • Campton Hills is a city within Kane County that houses more than 11,200 residents. When you look at the transportation aspect for the city, it has the highest amount of air departures and the most rail
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  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 51,727
  • I received a ticket for driving on a suspended license in Hoffman Estates. I was arrested and my car was towed.I proved without a doubt that the State of Illinois should have never issued the suspended
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  • Glen Ellyn, IL
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Bartlett, IL
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,475
  • If your child has a bus stop in front of a park DO NOT expect that the City will shovel the sidewalk. Your child will stand in snow until the bus comes to get them. I had to go out and shovel so the kids
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  • Lake in the Hills, IL
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Trout Valley, IL
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 537
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  • Deer Park, IL
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,409
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  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • West Dundee, IL
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,369
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  • Oswego, IL
  • 16.4 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
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  • Batavia, IL
  • 4.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,413
  • The Fox River was one of my first interests when I came across Batavia. I work remotely and need to live for more than a few months on some of my projects, and living in Batavia, IL fit my needs almost
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  • Warrenville, IL
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Roselle, IL
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,911
  • Roselle, Illinois is an excellent location for housing. This northwest suburb of Chicago has one of the most fairly priced housing markets in the area without the excessive taxes of living within the
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  • Darien, IL
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Huntley, IL
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,831
  • Living in Huntley, it is interesting to watch how the tiny little city has grown and expanded over the years. When I was a boy, we had a single elementary school and a single high school/ Now, the best
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  • South Elgin, IL
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • East Dundee, IL
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Palatine, IL
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Downers Grove, IL
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Willowbrook CDP, IL
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,966
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  • Kildeer, IL
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,976
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  • Gilberts, IL
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,479
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  • Yorkville, IL
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,436
  • I lived here for a very long time. All I can say it there are dry nice restaurants here, and there are the nicest people you will ever meet here I suggest if you wanted to live in Illinois it would be
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  • Mount Prospect, IL
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Long Grove, IL
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,065
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  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Bloomingdale, IL
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Inverness, IL
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,844
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  • Lombard, IL
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,025
  • I lived in Lombard, IL for about a year in my mid-thirties. We were living there because my husband had a temporary assignment in nearby Chicago. We wanted a place where we could live that would allow us
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  • Woodridge, IL
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Willowbrook, IL
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,603

Listed above are the best places to live in St. Charles, IL for 2018. 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 - St. Charles, IL, followed by the best places to live near St. Charles, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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