There are tons of great places to live in Illinois — but which cities are the best ones?
Niche.com, which aims to “give you all of the data, reviews, and insights in one place to make your search as easy as possible,” released its 2021 Best Places to Live in America rankings. The data can be broken down by area type, public schools grade, cost of living and more. Plus, Niche breaks down the best places to live in any city or state in the U.S.
Stacker, a data journalism hub, listed out the Top 10 places to live in Illinois using data from Niche. The report notes:
“On the list, there’s a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums.”
So, which places are the best places to live in Illinois? Here are the Top 25:
- Clarendon Hills
- Long Grove
- Buffalo Grove
- Western Springs
- Oak Park
- Vernon Hills
- Printers Row
- La Grange Park
- La Grange
- Leland Grove
See the rest of the best places to live here.