Real Estate Prices and Overview
Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd median real estate prices are $484,656, which is more expensive than 97.0% of the neighborhoods
in Illinois and 91.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd are currently
$2,062, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.1%
of the neighborhoods in Illinois.
Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.4% in
Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 44.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 98.5%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
shear amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 97.6% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives , families with school-aged children and college students.
Finally, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 72.1% of the adults living in the
Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood has more
Russian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 2.3% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 63.8% of the workforce
in the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd
More residents of the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 89.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Also of note, real estate in the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Finally, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in shear abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 28.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood in Buffalo Grove are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 99.9%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood, 63.8%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(9.1%), and 4.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood in Buffalo Grove, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(14.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.6%) , and residents who report Russian roots (8.5%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (7.7%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.1%), among others. In addition, 17.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Russian, Japanese and Korean.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in Buffalo Grove Rd / W Half Day Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.