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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". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
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 is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Buffalo Grove is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Buffalo Grove, the average commute to work is 30.22 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
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.
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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