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Best Places To Live In Wood River, IL

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  • Wood River, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 10,360
  • Wood River is an absolutely terrific place to live! Small town living but not too far from a metro area as St. Louis is only about 15 miles away! The best things about living here are many! At the top
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Glendale, MO
  • 24.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,917
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  • Webster Groves, MO
  • 24.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,111
  • My cost of living is higher right now living in Webster Groves than other parts of Missouri, but it all balances out because I make more at my job here than I did before moving. I live near Big Bend
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  • Kirkwood, MO
  • 27 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,614
  • Kirk wood is a place that I tend to take for granted. Situated in downtown, the town is historic and extremely walkable. In the apartment that my wife and I live in, anything we want is within a few
87
  • Oakland, MO
  • 25.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,649
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  • Rock Hill, MO
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,628
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  • Hi-Pointe, St. Louis, MO
  • 20.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,160
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  • Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO
  • 20 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,205
85
  • Bel-Nor, MO
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,393
85
  • Pasadena Park, MO
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 515
85
  • Creve Coeur, MO
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,072
  • During my years living in Creve Coeur, I was always blown away by the way of life. A small city, however, Creve Coeur has some of the most amazing real estate that I have seen in my travels. While most
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  • Shrewsbury, MO
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,197
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  • Olivette, MO
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,830
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  • Maryland Heights, MO
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,359
  • Living in Maryland Heights is great for several reasons including being accessible to St. Louis, the low cost of living and the cultural activities offered throughout the city. I also love how diverse
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  • Warson Woods, MO
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,870
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  • Ellendale, St. Louis, MO
  • 21.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,951
82
  • Mackenzie, MO
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 128
82
  • Brentwood, MO
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,030
81
  • Richmond Heights, MO
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,486
81
  • Charlack, MO
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,362
81
  • Crystal Lake Park, MO
  • 25.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 518
81
  • Forest Park, St. Louis, MO
  • 19.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 0
80
  • Clayton, MO
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,034
  • I have lived in Clayton all of my life and am proud to call it home! Clayton is a suburb of St. Louis, meaning there is always something to do here, there's great opportunities and there is never a dull
80
  • Lindenwood Park, St. Louis, MO
  • 22.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,741
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  • Florissant, MO
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 52,218
  • We are often mistaken for the reputation of north city, when in fact florissant is a great place to live. We have beautiful parks and a good sense of
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  • O'Fallon, IL
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,078
  • There’s a lot to love about the suburb of O’Fallon, the people are wonderful, the weather throughout the years is manageable and St. Luis is a hope and skip away. When I first moved to O’Fallon, it was
78
  • Glen Echo Park, MO
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 132
78
  • Hazelwood, MO
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,604
  • Up until a couple of months ago I was living in Hazelwood Missouri. I cannot tell you how glad I am to have left that boring city. If you are thinking about moving there, I strongly recommend you don’t,
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  • Glen Carbon, IL
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,782
  • I adore living here, I moved here because I so love their parks. It is a large suburban city with an atmosphere that offers its residents affordable living. With that being said, the job market here is
77
  • Vinita Terrace, MO
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 225
77
  • Edwardsville, IL
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,044
  • Living in Edwardsville, IL is a beautiful place. We have many parks. We have an industrial town that was merged with us, making our city even larger than it originally was. Edwardsville is named after
77
  • Holiday Shores, IL
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,785
77
  • Hamel, IL
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,015
77
  • Franz Park, St. Louis, MO
  • 20.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,682
76
  • Maplewood, MO
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,948
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  • North Hampton, St. Louis, MO
  • 21.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,316
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  • Frontenac, MO
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,527
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  • Kosciusko, St. Louis, MO
  • 19.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,334
75
  • Des Peres, MO
  • 27.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,507
75
  • Westwood, MO
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 289
75
  • Overland, MO
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,932
  • My husband and I have raised 3 happy, smart kids in the 30 years that we have lived here in Overland. The overview on this website incorrectly states the number of schools: there is one high school
75
  • Huntleigh, MO
  • 24.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 355
75
  • Ladue, MO
  • 22.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,579
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  • Greendale, MO
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 639
74
  • Botanical Heights, St. Louis, MO
  • 19.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,058
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  • Clifton Heights, St. Louis, MO
  • 20.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,624
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  • Wydown-Skinker, St. Louis, MO
  • 19.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 665
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  • Velda Village Hills, MO
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 978
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  • Pasadena Hills, MO
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 896
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  • Clayton-Tamm, St. Louis, MO
  • 20.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,772
73
  • Maryville, IL
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,837

Listed above are the best places to live in Wood River, IL for 2019. 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 - Wood River, IL, followed by the best places to live near Wood River, IL, sorted by Livability Score.

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