Illinois best and worst cities for homeowners

259 Illinois cities and villages ranked on total cost, safety and income to determine the best for homeowners
  • Using U.S. Census and Illinois Department of Revenue data, ValuePenguin looked at 15 total sources to determine the overall cost of living in a community, neighborhood safety and home values.
  • Mahomet in Champaign County was ranked the best city for homeowners in Illinois, ranking no. 44 for taxes and insurance, no. 77 for price and no. 74 for jobs and economy.
  • Other top ranking cities in the state of Illinois include Edwardsville, Morton, Oblong and Effingham.

Ever wonder what cities are the best for homeowners in Illinois? ValuePenguin, a personal finance company, recently released its detailed ranking of cities in the Land of Lincoln based on their attractiveness to homeowners.