Located within Illinois, United States, the city of Crest Hill is located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The character of Crest Hill is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to check out, including Rivals Park and Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor, which makes them very easy to reach. Most areas in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area are quiet, as the streets tend to be quite tranquil - although that is not the case closer to the airport (Lewis University Airport) or one of the railway lines.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing many of the dwellings in Crest Hill, and the remaining homes are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. The average year of construction for dwellings in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is 1993. This city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About two thirds of the properties in the city are occupied by home owners while the remainder are rented.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in this city and for this reason they can be an extended walk away. Locals have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Concerning food, a portion of home buyers in Crest Hill may be able to purchase their groceries by walking, while others will need a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Driving is usually the favored method of transportation in Crest Hill. Accessing a place to park is quite easy. In contrast, this city is not a very convenient part of the Chicago metropolitan area for traveling by public transit. Nevertheless, home owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not particularly far away from most houses. Crest Hill is not very convenient for walking since carrying out daily needs is sometimes challenging on foot.