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2022 Best places to live in McHenry County

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  1. #5 Best Places to Live in McHenry County.

    Crystal Lake

    Suburb of Chicago, IL,

    187 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Crystal Lake is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 40,170. Crystal Lake is in McHenry County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Crystal Lake has really grown as a city in recent....

    Read 187 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 39,685,

  2. #6 Best Places to Live in McHenry County.

    Algonquin

    Suburb of Chicago, IL,

    104 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Love this town. Very clean with plenty of neighborhood parks. Many shops and clean restaurants. Police are ever very helpful like with home watch while on vacation. People are very friendly, but...Other than that one little piece of Algonquin - it's a great safe place to raise a family..

    Read 104 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 30,848,

  3. #18 Best Places to Live in McHenry County.

    Lakemoor

    Suburb of Chicago, IL,

    21 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Living here in Lakemoor for the last 3 years, I would say that this is one of the most safety places in the county of McHenry and the state of Illinois. You'll find a great community with friendly....

    Read 21 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 5,820,

  4. Harvard

    Town in Illinois,

    31 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Having moved from Chicago half a lifetime ago, I will say adapting to a slower pace, and less nightlife took some time.But the trade-off is people who mostly care about each other, open spaces, little too no pollution, and a responsive city government. Anyone saying otherwise should attend a city council meeting,...Maintaining parks and roads takes money the city doesn't have. And since they don't borrow money they don't have, they don't carry massive debt like most places in the state. The streetlights, like....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Population: 9,203,

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