Naperville, Illinois 

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8.9 / 4.5

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Best Places to Live in Naperville, Illinois

Naperville, Illinois is a vibrant city located in the heart of Will and DuPage Counties. Home to the beautiful Centennial Park and Naper Settlement, visitors can explore nature at its finest when visiting Naperville. There are also plenty of cultural attractions including museums, galleries, and performance venues such as The Naperville Community Concert Center. For entertainment, visitors can explore boutique shops and restaurants along with movie theaters and live music clubs. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting night out, Naperville has something for everyone! National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan.
State: Illinois
County: DuPage County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
City: Naperville
Zip Codes: 60540 60565 60563
Cost of Living: 21.8% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


The unemployment rate in Naperville is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Naperville jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Naperville's cost of living is 21.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Naperville's Cost of Living

June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Naperville, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, DuPage county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.7% to 39.7%. More Voting Stats

Naperville's population is 149,013 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.0%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 33.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Naperville is Real Estate: $493,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.6%.

Naperville public schools spend $15,868 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Naperville. More Education

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Housing Market in Naperville

It's a good time to buy in Naperville. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Naperville is $493,300.
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Reviews for Naperville   26 Reviews
People here don't know how good they have it - 3/17/2023
Naperville has a lot to offer. The schools are top notch, it is close to Chicago with a commuter rail that is easily accessible and fast, there are lots of parks and... Read More

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Downtown Naperville - 10/1/2022
Lived around the area my whole life, moved to the downtown Naperville 7 years ago and wow has it changed and not for the better. There is way too much traffic and no... Read More

View of naperville - 4/10/2018
Went with my real estate agent to check out a few houses in Naperville.First impression was the town was adorable especially the downtown but way too many people.couldnt... Read More

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