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 41,778 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Buffalo Grove a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Buffalo Grove has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Buffalo Grove’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Buffalo Grove, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.38 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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the village are by private automobile, Buffalo Grove is somewhat unusual for a village of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Buffalo Grove area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Buffalo Grove, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Buffalo Grove is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.86% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
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||$307,141|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,460|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $47,000||1.67%|
|$47,001 - $93,000||2.79%|
|$93,001 - $187,000||17.28%|
|$187,001 - $280,000||24.62%|
|$280,001 - $374,000||25.29%|
|$374,001 - $467,000||14.97%|
|$467,001 - $700,000||10.81%|
|$700,001 - $934,000||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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