The city is situated 28 miles west of Chicago and has about 145,000 residents. This exciting neighbourhood consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and private schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. It was mentioned as “best place to live” in the year 2005.
The city has 141,644 people, 47,463 households, and 36,289 families residing in the city according to 2005 US census. The median income for a household in the city was $101,894, for a family was $130,164.
Schools in the city
The city is served by two K-12 public school districts. Within the state of Illinois, school districts are numbered by their county.
The major mean of transportation is by automobile in the city like other typical American suburbs. The passenger rail service is provided by Metra and Amtrak. Pace provides bus service to the Metra stations and local midday service, both operated under contract. It also covers routes from Naperville to Aurora. There is also one private airport, the Naper Aero Club field.
The city’s famous restaurants are Rosebud Italian Specialities and Pizzeria, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Hugo’s Frog Bar& Fish house, Heaven on seven, and The White Chocolate grill.
Things to do in Naperville
Many annual events are hosted by the city. Naperville celebrates Saint Patrick's Day and Memorial Day arranging the traditional parades. Commuters also enjoy Ribfest, an outdoor food festival held during the days leading up to and including Independence Day. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several city boards and commissions. The city has some great shopping and dining areas, a famous living history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community.