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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 92
Demographics 48
Economy 37
Education 82
Health 75
Housing 36
Infrastructure 40

#92. Naperville, IL

A suburb of Chicago and ranked among America’s safest cities, Naperville features a median household income that tops $110,000, and a median home value is around $375,000. The local economy is strong in sectors like advanced manufacturing, education, healthcare and technology; in fact, Naperville is situated within the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor that stretches along Interstate 88.

Edward Hospital is the city’s largest employer, and the education sector earns high marks with more than a half-dozen satellite college campuses located here. The community has several popular retailers and restaurants, and a Naperville River Walk is called the city’s “Crown Jewel” for its 1.75 miles of brick paths, fountains, bridges and outdoor sculptures.

Find out more about why Naperville is a Best Place to Live.

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