OP, I live in Will County.
You want to buy a house? LOL
J/K, although I will be moving to IN in the not too distant future, for freedom reasons.
Outside of Chicago and Cook County, IL isn't so bad. It's just the Chicago and Cook County drive the bus on gun laws in this state.
"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves." William Pitt, speech to the House of Commons, [Nov. 18, 1783]