Real estate in popular Buffalo Grove neighborhoods
Popular real estate near Buffalo Grove, IL
About Buffalo Grove
Buffalo Grove is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 41,668 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Buffalo Grove is the 37th largest community in Illinois.
Buffalo Grove home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Buffalo Grove real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Buffalo Grove is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 90.52% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Buffalo Grove is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buffalo Grove who work in management occupations (15.36%), sales jobs (14.64%) and office and administrative support (11.41%).
Also of interest is that Buffalo Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Buffalo Grove is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Buffalo Grove is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Buffalo Grove really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Buffalo Grove perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Buffalo Grove, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.22 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Buffalo Grove use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Buffalo Grove‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
If knowledge is power, Buffalo Grove is a pretty powerful place. 59.80% of the adults in Buffalo Grove have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Buffalo Grove in 2010 was $43,385, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $173,540 for a family of four.
Buffalo Grove is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Buffalo Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Buffalo Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Buffalo Grove include Russian, German, Polish, Italian, Irish and English.
Buffalo Grove also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.38%.
The languages spoken by people in Buffalo Grove are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Buffalo Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian, Spanish, Korean and Chinese.
|BUFFALO GROVE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||16,206|
|BUFFALO GROVE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||83.45%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||16.55%|
|TYPE OF BUFFALO GROVE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||52.61%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||16.87%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.31%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||26.22%|
|SIZE OF BUFFALO GROVE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.86%|
|AGE OF BUFFALO GROVE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.09%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||78.48%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||15.36%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.07%|
|BUFFALO GROVE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$275,787|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,019|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $43,000||1.01%|
|$43,001 - $86,000||2.69%|
|$86,001 - $172,000||13.93%|
|$172,001 - $258,000||24.08%|
|$258,001 - $344,000||26.17%|
|$344,001 - $430,000||17.60%|
|$430,001 - $646,000||11.48%|
|$646,001 - $861,000||2.06%|
|PEOPLE OF BUFFALO GROVE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.83%|
|5 TO 17||18.81%|
|18 TO 24||6.42%|
|25 TO 34||10.09%|
|35 TO 54||33.85%|
|55 TO 64||14.11%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.89%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.98%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$87,054|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$43,385|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.34%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (16.03%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (14.67%)
Information Technology (2.65%)
Public Service (2.64%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.00%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.16%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.04%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.41%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.56%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.92%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Russian (12.24%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (68.37%)
Other Asian languages (1.27%)
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