Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 40,494 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 19,634  (48.5%)
Females: 20,860  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60061, 60069.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $124,503 (it was $80,525 in 2000)
Buffalo Grove:

$124,503
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $56,861 (it was $36,696 in 2000)

Buffalo Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $352,243 (it was $214,700 in 2000)
Buffalo Grove:

$352,243
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $344,903; detached houses: $404,033; townhouses or other attached units: $279,973; in 2-unit structures: $172,832; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $211,702; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,743

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,676.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buffalo Grove: 103.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.4%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.7% for Black residents, 3.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.5% for other race residents, 2.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Buffalo Grove, IL (2019)
    • 27,32567.2%White alone
    • 8,95922.0%Asian alone
    • 2,7986.9%Hispanic
    • 1,0562.6%Two or more races
    • 6471.6%Black alone
    • 390.10%American Indian alone
    • 280.07%Other race alone
    • 210.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Buffalo Grove detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Buffalo Grove, Illinois as of October 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buffalo Grove is 3,447 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Buffalo Grove by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.8)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.9)
2
(4.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.4)
2
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
3
(7.2)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(9.6)
5
(12.1)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(14.3)
4
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.5)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.3)
2
(4.8)
7
(16.8)
5
(12.0)
2
(4.8)
7
(16.9)
4
(9.7)
4
(9.7)
5
(12.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(100.4)
17
(122.6)
18
(130.0)
16
(116.3)
15
(111.4)
19
(138.8)
37
(88.8)
38
(91.0)
41
(98.0)
54
(129.3)
26
(62.6)
24
(58.1)
42
(102.0)
35
(85.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
147
(1,054)
156
(1,125)
163
(1,177)
133
(966.4)
108
(801.9)
119
(869.6)
333
(798.8)
285
(682.2)
244
(583.2)
173
(414.3)
166
(399.9)
194
(469.5)
216
(524.5)
245
(601.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(28.7)
4
(28.8)
3
(21.7)
3
(21.8)
4
(29.7)
2
(14.6)
2
(4.8)
10
(23.9)
2
(4.8)
7
(16.8)
16
(38.5)
4
(9.7)
10
(24.3)
8
(19.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
14
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.5)
City-Data.com crime index76.661.668.061.649.755.241.739.640.127.933.631.136.649.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Buffalo Grove, IL

Crime rate in Buffalo Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 75 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: Russian (7.7%), American (6.4%), Ukrainian (5.4%), Polish (5.3%), German (4.7%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/24/1958

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 9.19 square miles.

Population density: 4,404 people per square mile   (average).

Buffalo Grove, Illinois map

13,778 residents are foreign born (12.3% Europe, 7.8% Asia).

This village:

33.9%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $10,077 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $7,967 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arlington Heights, IL (5.0 miles , pop. 76,031).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (26.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wheeling, IL (1.7 miles ),
Lincolnshire, IL (1.8 miles ),
Long Grove, IL (1.8 miles ),
Riverwoods, IL (1.9 miles ),
Indian Creek, IL (2.0 miles),
Vernon Hills, IL (2.1 miles ),
Kildeer, IL (2.1 miles ),
Prospect Heights, IL (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.17 N, Longitude: 87.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,923 (-7.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 3,487 (15.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Buffalo Grove, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Buffalo Grove, IL in 2019
Buffalo Grove satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

6.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Buffalo Grove, IL
Historical housing units in Buffalo Grove, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +6,120 (+16.6%).
Most common industries in Buffalo Grove, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.4%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (2.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Machinery (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Buffalo Grove, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (9.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Top executives (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Computer specialists (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.3. This is worse than average.

City:

97.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.745
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.40
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0129. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0129
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Buffalo Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Buffalo Grove village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 tornado 9.2 miles away from the village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buffalo Grove-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 256.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 231.4 miles away from Buffalo Grove center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from Buffalo Grove center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from Buffalo Grove center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from Buffalo Grove center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 130.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buffalo Grove topographic map

Main business address for: AKORN INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), OPTION CARE INC/DE (SERVICES-HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Buffalo Grove:

  • CLAREMONT REHAB AND LIVING CTR (150 NORTH WEILAND ROAD)
  • BUFFALO GROVE DIALYSIS (1291 W. DUNDEE ROAD)
  • BG HOME HEALTH PROVIDERS, LLC (321 W DUNDEE ROAD)

Amtrak station near Buffalo Grove:

  • 11 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo Grove:

  • Harper College (about 9 miles; Palatine, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,800)
  • Oakton Community College (about 9 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 10 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • College of Lake County (about 14 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Computer Systems Institute (about 14 miles; Skokie, IL; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 16 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)
  • Northwestern University (about 17 miles; Evanston, IL; FT enrollment: 17,473)

Public high school in Buffalo Grove:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Buffalo Grove:

Private elementary/middle schools in Buffalo Grove:

  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 295, Location: 50 N BUFFALO GROVE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • TORAH ACADEMY (Students: 23, Location: 225 MCHENRY RD, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Buffalo Grove

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Buffalo Grove: Arboretum Golf Course (A), Buffalo Grove Golf Course (B), Buffalo Grove Village Hall (C), Buffalo Grove Fire Department Station 26 (D), Buffalo Grove Fire Department Station 27 (E), Buffalo Grove Fire Department Station 25 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Plaza Verde Shopping Center (1), Dundee Point Shopping Center (2), Chase Plaza Shopping Center (3), Country Court Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Buffalo Grove include: AKORN INC (A), OPTION CARE INC/DE (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Buffalo Grove include: Saint Mary's Church (A), Kingswood United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Knopf Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Buffalo Grove include: Twin Creeks Park (1), Prairie View Park (2), Prairie Park (3), Churchill Park (4), Busch Grove Community Park (5), Lions Park (6), Mill Creek Park (7), Cambridge Park (8), Twin Groves Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Buffalo Grove Park District - Raupp Memorial Museum (901 Dunham Lane), A Little Extra Tours (Tours & Charters; PO BOX 5919), Ac Event & Tours (Tours & Charters; 817 Stradford Circle).

Hotel: Extended Stayamerica (1525 Busch Parkway).

Birthplace of: Andy Wozniewski - Ice hockey player, Brett Lebda - Ice hockey player, Felice Herrig - Martial artist, Aaron Himelstein - Child actor, Anna Slotky - Actress, Tom McManus (American football) - Football player.

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buffalo Grove and their reported violations in the past:

ARLINGTON REHABILITATION LIVING CENTER (Address: 1425 McHENRY RD SUITE 209 , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buffalo Grove that have no violations reported:

  • BUFFALO GROVE (Population served: 45,151, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • FS GAS AND FOOD MART INC (Population served: 950, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OLIVE TAP (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LONG GROVE CONFECTIONARY (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.2%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Buffalo Grove in 2010:

  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
234 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with most branches in Buffalo Grove (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Half Day Dominicks, Buffalo Grove - The Grove Branch, Buffalo Grove Dundee Dominicks Branc, Buffalo Grove Lake Cook Dominicks. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Buffalo Grove/South, Buffalo Grove Branch, Buffalo Grove Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Mchenry Road Branch at 1190 Mchenry Road, branch established on 1940/12/31; Buffalo Grove Branch at 500 Half Day Road, branch established on 1991/12/09. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Buffalo Grove/ Dundee Branch at 30 East Dundee Road, branch established on 1969/08/15; Buffalo Grove/Lake Cook Branch at 1177 Lake-Cook Road, branch established on 1980/03/10. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • 1st Equity Bank Northwest: at 1330 Dundee Road, branch established on 2003/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $50.6 mil, Deposits: $37.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Equity Corp.
  • Northbrook Bank and Trust Company: Buffalo Grove Branch at 200 North Buffalo Grove Road, branch established on 2004/09/01. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,886.7 mil, Deposits: $1,548.8 mil, headquarters in Northbrook, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • American Enterprise Bank: at 600 North Buffalo Grove Road, branch established on 1995/11/15. Info updated 2011/06/28: Bank assets: $300.9 mil, Deposits: $268.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: A. E. Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Midwest Bank: Buffalo Grove at 555 West Dundee Road, branch established on 1995/05/08. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Buffalo Grove Banking Center Branch at 345 W. Dundee Road, branch established on 2003/03/31. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo Grove:

Marital status in Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Buffalo Grove:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Buffalo Grove
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buffalo Grove, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
This county:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cook County:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.4%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.1%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Buffalo Grove:

28.1
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.8%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Buffalo Grove:

33.7%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Buffalo Grove:

60.0%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Buffalo Grove:

80.8%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buffalo Grove, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 63$575,576$109,6340$0
Firefighters 61$540,308$106,2902$768
Other Government Administration 17$156,328$110,3499$3,538
Natural Resources 13$81,081$74,8440$0
Police - Other 12$33,886$33,8866$5,362
Streets and Highways 11$91,244$99,5390$0
Financial Administration 9$72,432$96,5760$0
Water Supply 8$60,488$90,7320$0
Fire - Other 5$49,589$119,0140$0
Sewerage 4$33,403$100,2090$0
Totals for Government 203$1,694,336$100,15817$9,667

Buffalo Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,360,000 ($33.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,480,000 ($357.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,003,000 ($296.41)
    Regular Highways: $6,925,000 ($171.01)
    Central Staff Services: $5,768,000 ($142.44)
    Sewerage: $4,285,000 ($105.82)
    Water Utilities: $3,598,000 ($88.85)
    General - Other: $2,629,000 ($64.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $724,000 ($17.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,146,000 ($77.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,372,000 ($58.58)
    Water Utilities: $1,870,000 ($46.18)
    Central Staff Services: $905,000 ($22.35)
    Sewerage: $569,000 ($14.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $247,000 ($6.10)
    Police Protection: $210,000 ($5.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,404,000 ($1244.73)

Buffalo Grove government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,783,000 ($118.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,865,000 ($70.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,307,000 ($56.97)
    Parking Facilities: $221,000 ($5.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,899,000 ($71.59)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,547,000 ($62.90)
    Interest Earnings: $661,000 ($16.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,965,000 ($147.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,434,000 ($232.97)
    Other: $1,286,000 ($31.76)
    Highways: $1,065,000 ($26.30)
  • Tax - Property: $15,946,000 ($393.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,858,000 ($144.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,235,000 ($104.58)
    Other License: $339,000 ($8.37)

Buffalo Grove government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,762,000 ($1698.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,828,000 ($1082.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,934,000 ($615.75)

Buffalo Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,384,000 ($750.33)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Buffalo Grove, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
ALDI1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster1Nike5
Burger King2Outback1
CVS1Outback Steakhouse1
Circle K2Panera Bread1
DHL1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen2Safeway3
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks5
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
Extended Stay America1Taco Bell1
FedEx5True Value1
GNC1UPS6
H&R Block1Vons3
IHOP1Walgreens2
Jewel-Osco1Wendy's2
Jones New York2

Strongest AM radio stations in Buffalo Grove:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEF (1430 AM; 1 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buffalo Grove:

  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIE (92.7 FM; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Buffalo Grove:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Buffalo Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.1mTotal length
  • $5,619,000Total costs
  • 212,600Total average daily traffic
  • 14,830Total average daily truck traffic
  • 188,087Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Buffalo Grove, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Buffalo Grove, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 13 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED80$229,850201$236,2091,581$248,50629$167,1272$5,471,75536$225,5463$225,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$233,05321$249,408151$267,2532$81,2950$03$157,5930$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$206,35444$272,275320$262,2206$104,1930$011$194,9511$14,560
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$205,25114$283,728188$251,7792$110,5450$04$159,7600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$155,4486$299,35779$268,6632$155,4200$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Buffalo Grove, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 13 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$231,46338$303,6530$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$240,77615$302,5871$47,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$218,17313$296,5030$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$231,3037$301,9160$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$347,0850$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Buffalo Grove, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Buffalo Grove, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 85. The highest number of fires - 110 took place in 2006, and the least - 62 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Buffalo Grove, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.6%), and Outside Fires (30.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Buffalo Grove, IL
    • 81956.6%Structure Fires
    • 43530.1%Outside Fires
    • 1077.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 865.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buffalo Grove, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Buffalo Grove, Illinois:

  • Four Points by Sheraton Buffalo Grove, 900 W Lk Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089 , Phone: (847) 215-8883, Fax: (847) 215-9304
  • Extended Stay America - Chicago - Buffalo Grove - Deerfield, 1525 Busch Pkwy, Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089 , Phone: (847) 215-0641, Fax: (847) 215-0642
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Most common first names in Buffalo Grove, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7175.7 years
Mary6782.4 years
Robert6773.2 years
William5377.2 years
Joseph4879.0 years
Dorothy4082.6 years
James3872.9 years
Edward3872.5 years
Richard3569.1 years
Rose2985.9 years
Most common last names in Buffalo Grove, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1879.8 years
Smith1671.8 years
Anderson1479.9 years
Cohen1374.6 years
Johnson1370.5 years
Brown1177.3 years
Stein1184.6 years
Schwartz1179.2 years
Davis1072.6 years
Friedman1081.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buffalo Grove, IL
  • 92.7%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buffalo Grove, IL
  • 75.2%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Buffalo Grove compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
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  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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