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Heritage. Unity. Vision.

Heritage. Unity. Vision.

From its 1831 incorporation to today’s standing as Illinois’ fifth largest city, Naperville’s story is one of progress and innovation through the power of teamwork. With an appreciation for the founding families of Naperville and their generations that continue to influence Naperville, the shared sense of community that brings intergovernmental partners and organizations together for the common good, and the continued drive for innovation and efficiency in the future, Naperville is the place to live, work and explore.

One of the Safest Cities to Raise a Child

One of the Safest Cities to Raise a Child

In 2016, home security and safety brand Safewise named Naperville number 19 on its list of the 30 Safest Cities to Raise a Child. The company touted Naperville's education system and used crime data and school rankings to compile its list.

About Naperville

Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. This vibrant, thriving city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, world-class parks, diverse worship options, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. With all the amenities of a modern city and all the charm of a small town, Naperville truly is the premiere community in which to live, work and play.

Did you know?

In just half a century, the City of Naperville has grown from a prairie town of fewer than 10,000 people to a bustling city of

145K residents
that is home to everything from family businesses and a scenic Riverwalk to international corporations and regional transportation networks.

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