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Lisle, IL

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The city of Lisle has received much recognition in recent years, including being rated by Money Magazine as one of America's Top 20 Places to Live in 2007. Small business development opportunities abound as Lisle looks to welcome business-oriented folk into its recently redeveloped downtown fold. It is the perfect place to live and set up shop without having to sacrifice the greenery and scenery surrounding it and the town's motto, \Intelligently blend[ing] innovation with a respect for nature,\ remains a key focus in terms of growth.

Lisle Apartments


Lakeside Apartments
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2


Yorktown Apartments
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2


Clover Creek Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Prentiss Creek
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-1.5


Preserve At Cress Creek
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Wheaton One Twenty-One
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Lisle, IL is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 12.1%
  • 5.94%
  • 4.93%
  • Female
  • 8.26%
  • 6.19%
  • 6.56%
is average rent in Lisle, IL
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 1.44%
  • 4.18%
  • 5.74%
of units are available for rent in Lisle
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 335
  • 32
  • 27
Getting Around in Lisle, IL

Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Lisle is:
20 to 24 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.57%
  • 13.01%
  • 3.8%

The Morton Arboretum

The Morton Arboretum, which is constructed on 1,700 acres of land, provides a perfect setting for many types of outdoor, recreational, entertainment, and commercial activity. Walkers and runners can explore the arboretum's wetlands, prairies lakes, and meadows. The Children's Garden and The Maze offer different nature-themed classes and "theater walks" and in the winter, there is cross-country skiing for young ones. Yearly events include the Hot Air Balloon and Lights of Lisle Holiday Festival and there are the French Market and Midwestern Eatery and Tap for those who love to explore what Lisle has to offer in terms of food and drink.

Redevelopments Downto

Downtown Lisle is the apple of the community's eye in terms of both its scenery and retail business. In the past few years, downtown has been reconstructed as a pedestrian-friendly hub for retail shopping, high-quality dining, and scenic urban-style strolling. The shaded streets and benches as well as The Garden Walk offer a nice break from the hustle-and-bustle of shopping and errands. The prairie-style flower beds and, at night, streetlamps, call to mind a past era of local and friendly stop-and-chats and commercial activity. All in all, downtown Lisle provides an inviting place for passers-through to stop, shop, and gaze.

Schools and Education

Adding to Lisle's appeal is the fact that it is the home of three nationally recognized institutions of higher learning: Benedictine, National-Louis and Northwood Universities. Because of this, Lisle is proportionally high in the number of local residents who hold advanced degrees. Additionally, approximately 79% of residents hold college degrees. Many have professional jobs in industries such as sales, management, and finance. In terms of K-12 public schools, there are two school districts for Lisle schoolchildren. Two highly regarded private elementary and high schools, St. Joan of Arc and Benet Academy, also provide local options for high standards of learning.