Crest Hill, IL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Crest Hill is a small city in Lockport Township and Will County, just outside of Joliet. The area is rural and near many rivers and forest preserves. The community is on the outskirts of the Chicagoland area. Crest Hill is great for residents wanting metropolitan amenities without living in a large city.

Crest Hill is a small city in Lockport Township and Will County, just outside of Joliet. The area is rural and near many rivers and forest preserves. The community is on the outskirts of the Chicagoland area. Crest Hill is great for residents wanting metropolitan amenities without living in a large city.

Climate and Geography

The Illinois climate is categorized as humid continental. Crest Hill gets an average of 39 inches of rain, 28 inches of snow, and 191 sunny days per year. Summer temperatures may reach the mid 80s and winter temperatures may fall to the low 20s.

Located in Will County, Crest Hill is near the Kankakee River, Dupage River, Des Plaines River, and the Illinois and Michigan Canal. Natural area include the Forest Preserve District, the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Channahon State Park and the Des Plaines Fish and Wildlife Area

Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment

Crest Hill residents enjoy local attractions such as Chaney Pool, Crest Hill Community Parks, and the Book Market Sales and Trading Center. Residents may also visit the city of Chicago which is approximately an hour away.

Cost of Living & Taxes

The cost of living in Crest Hill is lower than the state and national average. Factors like grocery, health care, housing, utilities, and transportation are all below national averages.

The effective income tax rate is 4.95 percent for single filers and 4.63 percent for joint filers. Retirement income like Social Security benefits are not taxed, other retirement income like railroad retirement benefits are also exempt. Qualifying retired homeowners may receive property tax breaks through a General Homestead Exemption and deferment.

Health Care

Although there are no hospitals in Crest Hill, there are a number of high performing hospitals in the area. The closest, Amita Health St. Joseph Medical Center Joliet, is only a mile and a half away. Other nearby options include Edward Hospital in Naperville, and Rush Copley Medical Center and Amita Health Mercy Medical Center which are both in Aurora.


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Carillon Lakes - Crest Hill, IL

Carillon Lakes

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $300ks
  • 1113 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2000 - 2007
  • 10 reviews
Park Place on the Green - Crest Hill, IL

Park Place on the Green

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $200ks
  • 55 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2004
  • No Reviews

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1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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