Most Expensive Buffalo Grove Neighborhoods
|1||Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd|
|3||N Buffalo Grove Rd / Thompson Blvd|
|4||Old Checker Rd / Checker Dr|
|6||W Lake Cook Rd / Raupp Blvd|
|7||W Dundee Rd / N Wilke Rd|
|8||W Dundee Rd / S Buffalo Grove Rd|
Real estate in popular Buffalo Grove neighborhoods
About Buffalo Grove
Buffalo Grove is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 41,687 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 91.42% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Buffalo Grove is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buffalo Grove who work in management occupations (15.09%), sales jobs (13.33%) and business and financial occupations (10.74%).
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.
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.
In Buffalo Grove, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.38 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
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. 60.86% 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 $45,057, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,228 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, Irish, Italian and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Buffalo Grove's cultural character, accounting for 26.77% of the village’s population.
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, Chinese and Korean.
|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||52.88%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||16.58%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.31%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||26.23%|
|SIZE OF BUFFALO GROVE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.31%|
|AGE OF BUFFALO GROVE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.40%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||78.50%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||15.52%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.59%|
|BUFFALO GROVE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$300,307|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,427|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||1.67%|
|$46,001 - $91,000||2.79%|
|$91,001 - $183,000||17.28%|
|$183,001 - $274,000||24.62%|
|$274,001 - $365,000||25.29%|
|$365,001 - $457,000||14.97%|
|$457,001 - $685,000||10.81%|
|$685,001 - $913,000||1.97%|
|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||96.26%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$93,567|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$45,057|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.85%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.95%)
Information Technology (2.69%)
Real estate (2.11%)
Public Service (2.07%)
|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 (12.03%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (67.54%)
Other Asian languages (2.21%)
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