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Best Places To Live In Sterling, IL

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  • Sterling, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 15,071
  • Since I have been living in Sterling for more than 9 years now let me just say with some authority that this is NOT a place you want to move to! Never have I seen a place where the town's own residents
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score71
  • Dixon, IL
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,802
  • I love living in Dixon, Illinois and think it's a great place to raise a family! There's a lot of rich history in this town and plenty to do no matter what day of the week it may be and regardless of the
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  • Grand Detour, IL
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 489
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  • Erie, IL
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,545
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  • Prophetstown, IL
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,093
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  • Amboy, IL
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,519
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  • Lost Nation, IL
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 633
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  • Morrison, IL
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,992
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  • Oregon, IL
  • 23.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,657
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  • Walnut, IL
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,601
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  • Como, IL
  • 4.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 408
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  • Mount Morris, IL
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,008
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  • Milledgeville, IL
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,052
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  • Rock Falls, IL
  • 1.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,104
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  • Polo, IL
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,131
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  • Coleta, IL
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 196
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  • Lyndon, IL
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 690
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  • Ohio, IL
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 470
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  • Hooppole, IL
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 316
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  • Chadwick, IL
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 581
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  • Harmon, IL
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 151
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  • Tampico, IL
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 621
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  • Nelson, IL
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 132
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  • Deer Grove, IL
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 39

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

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