Moving to and from Illinois with Long Distance Moving Experts

Are you thinking about moving to Illinois? There are plenty of reasons to consider moving to Illinois, including great schools, top businesses and a variety of interesting attractions. You know, you're ready to move, but where to start? There's lots of packing and organizing. So, be smart and plan ahead, call Long Distance Moving Experts, and let us help you because we are the reputable company, licensed for interstate transport. Long Distance Moving Experts will plan your move step by step, from creating your personal moving plan to the final step, placement at origin all your belongings. We offer a wide variety of services designed to fit the needs of each individual customer:
- Professional Packing Services
- Corporate Relocation Services
- Storage Units

Long Distance Moving Experts offers storage units to meet every storage need. In addition to storage unit size, we also think about items you are storing and how long your belongings will be in storage. We will provide you free storage units for up to thirty days. Our units are state-of-the-art, spacious, and climate-controlled, so you can rest assured that all your belongings will be completely protected during that period.
After all, if you own a vehicle and want to take it with you to your new home, you will be happy to hear that we provide high-quality car shipping services as well.


Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States, achieving statehood in 1818. One belief that the name Illinois originated from a Native American word that means “tribe of superior men’. Illinois was the first state to ratify the 13th amendment to the Constitution in 1865, to abolish slavery.
Illinois’ capital city is Springfield, but its largest city is Chicago. Illinois is the 25th largest state with 57,914 square miles. It is the 5th most populated state with approximately 13 million residents, and it is also ranked as the 12th most densely populated state. Illinois has population characteristics similar to those of the country as a whole, cities continue to lose whites to suburban areas, while both the number and proportion of African Americans and Latinos within the larger cities have increased. The ethnical composition of Illinois is 80.34% of the population is white, 15.63% black, 4.45% Asian, 0.62% American Indian or Alaskan Native, and 0.11% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.

Climate in Illinois

 Illinois has some of the most varied weather in the country. Because of its geographic position, seasonal temperature variation also tends to be great, with typically cold, snowy winters and hot summers. In Illinois, you may experience intense heat and cold waves, catastrophic and deadly tornadoes and major winter storms and blizzards.

Where to live in Illinois

 Illinois offers sweeping landscapes dotted with small, quaint towns, farms still cover a 75% of its land area. On the other end, Illinois is also home to Chicago, one of the nation’s most populated and bustling cities. Whether you live in one the state’s rural or urban communities, you will feel good. Here are some suggestions:
- Barrington  is a quaint suburb of Chicago with a population around 10,000 people. This is a great place to live, work and play!
- Northbrook  is an idyllic little town of around 33,000 people located in Cook County. The impressive education system in Northbrook is one of the main draws for families with a high school graduation rate that is 15% higher than the rest of Illinois.
- Highland Park  has all of the benefits of the big city, but none of the hassles. It is a beautiful community situated right next to Lake Michigan. Highland Park has an impressively low crime rate, 56 percent lower than the Illinois average.
- Elmhurst  is one the best places to live in Illinois for culture. Elmhurst also has an excellent public education system and access to quality medical care with the presence of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.
- Glenview  is perfect for families who want to live somewhere that is safe. This is one of the best towns for families and children. 


The Illinois public school system operates within districts governed by locally elected school boards and superintendents. Illinois has over 2 million students enrolled in a total of 4,266 schools in over 1000 school districts.
When it comes to higher education, you will have a lot of opportunities. In Illinois you will find eleven "National Universities":
-The University of Chicago  is composed of various graduate programs, and interdisciplinary committees organized into five academic research divisions and seven professional schools.
-Northwestern University  is composed of 12 schools and colleges. Northwestern offers 124 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate and professional degrees.
-The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign comprises 17 colleges that offer more than 150 programs of study. Additionally, the university operates an extension that offers educational programs to more than 1.5 million registrants per year around the state of Illinois and beyond.
-Loyola University Chicago  is one of the largest Catholic universities in the nation and a major contributor to Chicago's economic and cultural capital. Loyola's professional schools have educated generations of local business and civic leaders, and distinguished programs in medicine, nursing, and health sciences
-The Illinois Institute of Technology  offers programs in engineering, science, psychology, architecture, business, communications, industrial technology, information technology, design, and law.
-DePaul University  enrolls around 16,000 undergraduate and about 7,600 graduate/law students, making DePaul the 13th largest private university by enrollment in the United States, and the largest private university in Illinois. About 90% of DePaul's students commute or live off campus.
-The University of Illinois at Chicago  operates the largest medical school in the United States, and serves as the principal educator] for Illinois’ physicians, dentists, pharmacists, physical therapists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
-Illinois State University  is the oldest public university in Illinois. The University emphasizes teaching and is recognized as one of the top ten largest producers of teachers in the US.
-Southern Illinois University Carbondale  offers 192 undergraduate, 80 masters and 32 doctoral programs in addition to professional degrees in law and medicine.
-Northern Illinois University  is one of only two public universities in Illinois that compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the highest levels of all sports.

This is just beginning of exploring of Illinois. Once you move to this state with a rich history, you will have time to explore all the treasures Illinois can offers. There are plenty of reasons to live there. Make your decision and call us to help you with relocation, call Long Distance Moving Experts.

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