The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Buffalo Grove Village Center neighborhood has more
Ukrainian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 13.5% have Russian ancestry.
Buffalo Grove Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 15.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Buffalo Grove
Village Center neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Buffalo Grove Village Center neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 68.0% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Village Center neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 95.0% 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 , active retirees and college students.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Buffalo Grove Village Center neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.6% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 65.4%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Buffalo Grove Village Center neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Buffalo Grove Village Center 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, 34.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Buffalo Grove Village Center 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, 89.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.