Where does Rockford rank on the list? 

CBS Chicago has put out a list from the company RoadSnacks which lists all of the Illinois towns ranked from worst to best.

Illinois 15 worst and best towns
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RoadSnacks is a company that 'uses data to create bite-sized snacks of shareable information about places and cities across the country,' according to their website.

Factors that were used to determine the rankings included: crime, unemployment, weather, median income, housing vacancies and education quality (measured per-pupil spending).

Where did Rockford rank on the list?

15 Best Towns in Illinois:

  1. Wilmette
  2. Buffalo Grove
  3. Highland Park
  4. Deerfield
  5. Hinsdale
  6. Elmhurst
  7. Clarendon Hills
  8. Northbrook
  9. Park Ridge
  10. Winfield
  11. Glenview
  12. Lake Zurich
  13. Glen Ellyn
  14. Wheaton
  15. Lake Bluff
15 Worst Towns in Illinois:
  1. Benton
  2. Danville
  3. East St. Louis
  4. Hoopeston
  5. Kankakee
  6. Litchfield
  7. West Frankfort
  8. Alton
  9. Salem
  10. Decatur
  11. University Park
  12. Rockford
  13. Centreville
  14. Vandalia
  15. Olney
To see the full rankings and data numbers visit HERE.



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