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The City of Naperville, incorporated in 1857, is located 28 miles west of downtown Chicago (photo below).

Ranked as a top community in the U.S. by major magazines, the city offers a blend of big city amenities and small town charm.

The downtown historic district offers top-flight shopping and dining, magnificent Victorian homes, the picturesque DuPage Riverwalk and the 150-year old campus of North Central College.

Naperville, Illinois
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Whether working or retiring, Naperville is the popular choice of many since the 90's, ranking as one of the fastest growing large communities in the U.S.

Naperville has the best public library system in the country, two museums, renowned community theatre groups, art galleries and a community arts association to keep the wealth of cultural opportunities flowing.

Among the GreatPlacesToRetire.com group of cities, Naperville ranks high in medical care, crime and family income. Naperville ranks low in population density, taxes and man-made hazards risk.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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