Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 41,778 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 
Males: 20,143  (48.2%)
Females: 21,635  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60061, 60069.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $93,143 (it was $80,525 in 2000)
Buffalo Grove:

$93,143
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $43,980 (it was $36,696 in 2000)

Buffalo Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $275,821 (it was $214,700 in 2000)
Buffalo Grove:

$275,821
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,740; Detached houses: $289,664; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,879; In 2-unit structures: $219,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,262; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,756; Mobile homes: $26,256; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,705

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,223.

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  • Races in Buffalo Grove, IL (2013)

    Buffalo Grove races chart
    • 31,10174.2%White alone
    • 7,21817.2%Asian alone
    • 2,2825.4%Hispanic
    • 7561.8%Two or more races
    • 4221.0%Black alone
    • 1160.3%Other race alone
    • 860.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Buffalo Grove: 104.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Russian (11.1%), German (10.8%), Polish (9.0%), United States (7.1%), Irish (6.0%), Italian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/24/1958

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 9.19 square miles.

Population density: 4,544 people per square mile   (average).

Buffalo Grove,IL real estate house value index trend

Buffalo Grove, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Buffalo Grove:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buffalo Grove village:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

11,279 residents are foreign born (11.3% Europe, 7.5% Asia).

This village:

26.8%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Buffalo Grove, Illinois as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Buffalo Grove to the number of sex offenders is 13,905 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $7,792 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,296 (2.8%)

Buffalo Grove satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 123 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 1998: 89 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $258,400
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $263,300
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $336,600
  • 2006: 154 buildings, average cost: $183,100
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $292,800
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $336,300
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $304,600
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $275,100
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $181,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.17 N, Longitude: 87.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,442 (-5.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 3,202 (14.0%)

Buffalo Grove household income distribution Buffalo Grove home values distribution

Crime rates in Buffalo Grove by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000120000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.02.34.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 466342112330N/A
per 100,000 9.314.013.96.99.34.62.33.44.77.17.20.0N/A
Robberies 0447521551231
per 100,000 0.09.39.216.211.64.62.317.111.62.44.87.22.4
Assaults 43389614154427
per 100,000 9.37.06.918.520.913.932.43.411.69.49.64.816.8
Burglaries 32292940594454395047593738
per 100,000 74.667.667.092.5136.7102.1124.9133.1116.4111.0141.888.891.0
Thefts 570496496438433455486346414341361333285
per 100,000 1,328.41,155.91,145.31,013.01,003.41,055.31,124.21,181.0963.4805.0867.4798.8682.2
Auto thefts 2023231712131459125210
per 100,000 46.653.653.139.327.830.232.417.120.928.312.04.823.9
Arson 1224231012011
per 100,000 2.34.74.69.34.67.02.30.02.34.70.02.42.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 75.774.974.268.176.073.169.370.561.453.658.044.242.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Buffalo Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 75 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +6,120 (+16.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Buffalo Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, 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 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 289.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 255.3 miles away from Buffalo Grove center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 247.3 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buffalo Grove topographic map

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.

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Buffalo Grove:

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

  • MONTESSORI WORLD OF DISCOVERY (Students: 127; Location: 1395 N ARLINGTON HTS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BUFFALO GROVE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 96; Location: 950 ELLEN DR; Grades: PK - KG)
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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 113. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

113
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.2%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.8% for other race residents, 1.6% for two or more races residents)
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

Buffalo Grove, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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

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

  • Wyndham Garden Hotel Buffalo Grove, 900 W Lk Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 , Phone: (847) 215-8883
  • Extended Stay America, 1525 Busch Pkwy, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 , Phone: (847) 215-0641, Fax: (847) 215-0642
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Illinois average:

12.4

Buffalo Grove travel time to work - commute Buffalo Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

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.
Illinois:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

16.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$74,798$89,7582$8,573
Other Government Administration 6$58,899$117,7982$7,658
Police Protection - Officers 76$522,214$82,4550$0
Police - Other 10$56,103$67,32415$24,753
Firefighters 61$481,731$94,7670$0
Fire - Other 1$5,411$64,9321$1,357
Streets and Highways 6$39,095$78,1900$0
Health 9$65,293$87,0572$5,214
Solid Waste Management 4$28,330$84,9900$0
Sewerage 4$30,932$92,7960$0
Parks and Recreation 8$54,340$81,5103$4,258
Natural Resources 10$69,402$83,2820$0
Water Supply 7$47,333$81,1420$0
Other and Unallocable 11$80,636$87,9674$10,198
Totals for Government 223$1,614,517$86,88029$62,011

Buffalo Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $3,279,000 ($78.49)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,581,000 ($205.40)
    Fire Protection: $6,718,000 ($160.80)
    General - Other: $3,275,000 ($78.39)
    Regular Highways: $3,023,000 ($72.36)
    Water Utilities: $2,997,000 ($71.74)
    Sewerage: $2,667,000 ($63.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,263,000 ($54.17)
    General Public Buildings: $1,875,000 ($44.88)
    Financial Administration: $1,750,000 ($41.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,191,000 ($28.51)
    Central Staff Services: $942,000 ($22.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $787,000 ($18.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,376,000 ($32.94)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $407,000 ($9.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,967,000 ($382.19)

Buffalo Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,626,000 ($62.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,125,000 ($50.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,077,000 ($25.78)
    Parking Facilities: $132,000 ($3.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,690,000 ($64.39)
    Interest Earnings: $1,492,000 ($35.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,599,000 ($86.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,617,000 ($254.13)
    Highways: $1,195,000 ($28.60)
  • Tax - Property: $10,458,000 ($250.32)
    Total General Sales: $2,277,000 ($54.50)
    NEC: $1,457,000 ($34.87)
    Public Utilities: $1,184,000 ($28.34)
    Other Selective Sales: $857,000 ($20.51)
    Motor Vehicle License: $504,000 ($12.06)

Buffalo Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $28,820,000 ($689.84)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,364,000 ($56.58)
    Water Utilities: $1,711,000 ($40.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $24,909,000 ($596.22)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,711,000 ($40.95)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,275,000 ($150.20)

Buffalo Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,111,000 ($146.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $29,174,000 ($698.31)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,985,000 ($71.45)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Buffalo Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 92,950Total average daily traffic
  • 3,652Total average daily truck traffic
  • 98,482Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Buffalo Grove)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 50 Buffalo Grove (Lat: 42.166694 Lon: -87.967028), Call Sign: KTS787
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2012, Expiration Date: 11/20/2022
    Registrant: Village Of Buffalo Grove, 50 Raupp Blvd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 459-2500, Fax: (847) 459-7906, Email:
  • Lat: 42.140278 Lon: -87.983056, Call Sign: WQDX361
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.200 MHz, 469.200 MHz, 467.475 MHz, 462.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2005, Expiration Date: 11/22/2015, Certifier: Theodore Birren
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • 530 Bernard Drive (Lat: 42.146639 Lon: -87.970861), Call Sign: WQFE616
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.965 MHz, 154.860 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2006, Expiration Date: 06/27/2016, Certifier: Ryan Risinger
    Registrant: Chicago Equipment Company, P.O. Box 554, West Dundee, IL 60018-0554, Phone: (630) 871-5510, Fax: (847) 548-9350, Email:
  • Lat: 42.179278 Lon: -87.974472, Call Sign: WQOE538
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2011, Expiration Date: 08/31/2021, Certifier: Randall Warren
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lat: 42.168500 Lon: -87.980972, Call Sign: WQPX431
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.487 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 457.662 MHz, 467.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022, Certifier: Kim Dahlem
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 42.196361 Lon: -87.969944, Call Sign: WQQB775
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.487 MHz, 452.662 MHz, 456.287 MHz, 457.812 MHz, 462.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2012, Expiration Date: 10/18/2022, Certifier: Lorna Jaegers
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 42.153972 Lon: -87.942194, Call Sign: WQRF200
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.300 MHz, 466.275 MHz, 466.250 MHz, 466.225 MHz, 461.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/30/2013, Expiration Date: 04/30/2023, Certifier: Kevin Hazel
    Registrant: United Radio Communications, Inc., 9200 S. Oketo Ave., Bridgeview, IL 60455, Phone: (630) 240-0911, Fax: (630) 477-0367, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buffalo Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Buffalo Grove)
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 110
  • Hazardous Condition: 186
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Buffalo Grove

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buffalo Grove, IL
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
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

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  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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