Naperville

Gorgeous, family-friendly suburban community with a fun and hip ambiance.

Best Naperville Neighborhoods


Best Naperville Neighborhoods | Episode One | Downtown Naperville
Learn more about the Naperville Historic District, East Highlands, and West Downtown Naperville

 

Best Naperville Neighborhoods | Episode Two | Pool & Clubhouse Communities
Learn more about Brookdale, Saybrook, and Hobson West

 

Best Naperville Neighborhoods | Episode Three | Golf Course Communities
Learn more about Cress Creek, White Eagle, and Tamarak

 

Best Naperville Neighborhoods | Episode Four | Exploring the Naperville Lifestyle
Learn more about the Naperville lifestyle and all that this incredible suburb has to offer residents

 

Welcome to Naperville

Located in the western suburbs of Chicago, Naperville is a picturesque community with all of the comforts you could ever need or desire. The area is home to a thriving population of 147,501 and is situated in both DuPage and Will Counties. In addition to having top conveniences and amenities, including fantastic shopping and dining, Naperville has many excellent attractions—including the DuPage Children’s Museum and the Naper Settlement.

One of the reasons Naperville is such a sought-after spot to relocate is its outstanding public schools. From pre-kindergarten through high school, children can attend award-winning schools just minutes from home. Families also love the abundance of parks and playgrounds in the surrounding area.

As you explore homes in Naperville, you’ll find many gorgeous properties. Everything from sprawling single-family builds to palatial dream homes is available on the market. The current median list price for homes in this city is $474,900.

What to Love

People & Lifestyle

Naperville can easily be characterized as a laid-back, fun, and family-friendly community. People genuinely love living here, thanks to its many incredible offerings. Its neighborhoods are well-maintained, beautifully landscaped, and have quiet residential roads.

Since it’s situated a reasonable 33 miles from Downtown Chicago, Naperville is an excellent choice for commuters. If you’re looking to escape the busyness and noise of the city at the end of the day, Naperville is a wonderful place to relocate.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Think you need to head downtown for all of the best shopping and dining? As a Naperville resident, you can save the trip and enjoy the many wonderful establishments located in town.

You’ll find a sizable selection of premium shops on the northern end of the area, including Sephora, Sur La Table, Athleta, MAC Cosmetics, Anderson’s Bookshop, Naperville Running Company, and Pandora. Moving to the western side of town, locals can run errands at stores such as Menards, Michaels, Crate & Barrel Outlet, Trader Joe’s, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, Casey’s, and Whole Foods.

The dining scene is an absolute delight in Naperville. No matter what kind of cuisine you crave, you’ll find a restaurant that suits your palate. Try top favorites, including Fire It Up Naperville, VAI’s Italian Inspired Kitchen + Bar, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, Francesa’s Passaggio, Biaggi’s, Panera, Totopos Restaurant, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Catch 35 Naperville, and Mesón Sabika.

Things to Do

From craft breweries to exclusive golf courses and museums, there is always something fun to do around Naperville.

At the end of summer, don’t miss out on attending the Naperville Jaycee’s Last Fling. This once-a-year festival commemorates the last days of warm weather with carnival rides, music, great food, and family-friendly activities. Enjoy frequenting local craft breweries? In Naperville, try what’s on tap at both Noon Whistle Brewing and Solemn Oath Brewery.

Other area attractions include Knoch Knolls Park and Nature Center, Millennium Carillon, Centennial Beach, DuPage Children’s Museum, Naperville Riverwalk, Naper Settlement, Urban Air Trampoline, and Adventure Park, Axe Zone Axe Throwing Lounge, Funtopia, Bowlero Naperville, Burlington Park, Springbrook Golf Course, and Chasers Laser Tag.

Schools

Naperville is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include schools located in District 203 and District 204. There are also numerous private schooling opportunities including All Saints and Saints Peter and Paul.

Overview for Naperville, IL

118,183 people live in Naperville, where the median age is 40.1 and the average individual income is $55,046.31. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

118,183

Total Population

40.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$55,046.31

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Naperville, IL

Naperville has 44,648 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Naperville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 118,183 people call Naperville home. The population density is 2,834.2 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

118,183

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.1

Median Age

48.71 / 51.29%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
44,648

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$55,046.31

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Naperville, IL

There's plenty to do around Naperville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

68
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
67
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Phoenix Sports Empire, Beyond Measure Fitness Training, and DeSarge Danceworld.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 2.05 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.42 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.16 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.05 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.81 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.85 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Naperville, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Naperville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Scott Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Madison Junior High School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Ranch View Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Meadow Glens Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
V Blanche Graham Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Arlene Welch Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Scullen Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Neuqua Valley High School
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
5/5
Clifford Crone Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Oliver Julian Kendall Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Fry Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Danielle-Joy Peterson Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Elmwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Highlands Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Maplebrook Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Mill Street Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Naper Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
River Woods Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Thayer J Hill Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Robert Clow Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Spring Brook Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
May Watts Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 4th
No rating available
Meher Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Naperville Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Beebe Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Jefferson Junior High School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Naperville North High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Prairie Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
All Saints Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Turning Pointe Cn Day School
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Covenant Classical School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Discover Montessori - Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Ellsworth Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Naperville Central High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Kingsley Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Brookdale Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Gordon Gregory Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Bethany Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Raphael Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Chesterbrook Academy
PRIVATE
K - 4th
No rating available
Naperville Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Lincoln Junior High School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Washington Junior High School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
5/5
Owen Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Wheatland Salem Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Patterson Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
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