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Encyclopedia > Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Location within Chicagoland. The Chicagoland tristate area.
Incorporated Village in 1958.
County, State Cook & Lake, Illinois
Township Wheeling and Vernon Townships
Government Council-manager
President Elliott Hartstein
Population (2000) 42,909 (up 17.79% from 1990)
Pop. density 1,802.7/km² (4,666.9/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60089
Area code 847 & 224
Land Area 23.8 km² (9.2 mi²)
Lat. / long. 41°9.59′N 87°57.48′W
Income Per capita:   $49,696
Household: $80,525
Home value Mean:    $354,777 (2000)
Median: $360,000
Website www.vbg.org
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
88.70% 0.76% 3.32% 8.43% 0.01% 0.06% 0.91%

Buffalo Grove is a village located in Northwest suburban Cook and Lake counties in Illinois, United States. The town was named for Buffalo Creek, which was itself named for bison bones found in the area. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 42,909. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (500x674, 9 KB)Location of Buffalo Grove in Chicagoland Created with Macromedia Fireworks 4 PNG-8 Websnap adaptive color palette 256 colors File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old... Image File history File links Chicagoland_Map. ... Chicagoland is an informal name for the Chicago metropolitan area, used by local residents, businesses, governments, and planning agencies. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... 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Geography

Buffalo Grove is located at 42°9′59″N, 87°57′48″W (42.166332, -87.963391)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 23.9 km² (9.2 mi²). 23.8 km² (9.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.22%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 42,909 people, 15,708 households, and 11,655 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,802.7/km² (4,666.9/mi²). There were 16,166 housing units at an average density of 679.2/km² (1,758.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 88.70% White, 0.76% African American, 0.06% Native American, 8.43% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.91% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.32% of the population. Although statistics are not shown, Buffalo Grove has a large Jewish population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 15,708 households out of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.23. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $125,425, and the median income for a family was $138,083. Males had a median income of $93,107 versus $59,476 for females. The per capita income for the village was $49,696. About 1.3% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

Four school districts and three high school districts serve Buffalo Grove. The majority of public high school students in Buffalo Grove attend Adlai E. Stevenson High School. Most others attend Buffalo Grove High School. Buffalo Grove is also home to St. Mary's private grade school. Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Stevenson High School, or SHS, is a public four-year high school located near the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Half Day Road in Lincolnshire, Illinois, a northern suburb of Chicago. ... Buffalo Grove High School, or BG is a public high school located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago. ...


Those students residing in the Cook County portion of Buffalo Grove attend Buffalo Grove High School. Those in Lake County attend Adlai E. Stevenson High School. A smaller population of students also attend Wheeling High School.


Other districts and schools serving Buffalo Grove are


Aptakisic-Tripp C C School District 102:

Kildeer Countryside C C School District 96: Aptakisic Junior High School is located on Weiland Road in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. ...

  • Twin Groves Middle School
  • Woodlawn Middle School
  • Kildeer Countryside Elementary School
  • Prairie Elementary School
  • Country Meadows Elementary School
  • Ivy Hall Elementary School
  • Willow Grove Kindergarten Center

Lincolnshire-Prairie View School District 103:

  • Laura Sprague School
  • Half Day School
  • Daniel Wright Junior High School

Community Consolidated School District 21:

  • Joyce Kilmer Elementary School
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Elementary School
  • Cooper Middle School

St. Mary School (Catholic Pre-school through 8th grade)


Notable Residents

Brett Lebda (born January 15, 1982 in Buffalo Grove, Illinois) is a professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays for the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL. He played collegiately at the University of Notre Dame in the CCHA conference. ... James Jason Mecir (born on May 16, 1970 in Queens, New York) is a pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Josh Paul (born May 19, 1975 in Evanston, Illinois) is a catcher in Major League Baseball for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. ... Vincent Anthony Vaughn (born March 28, 1970) is an American film actor. ...

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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Buffalo Grove, Illinois (4937 words)
Buffalo Grove is an affluent village located in Northwest suburban Cook and Lake counties in Illinois, United States.
Buffalo Grove is an affluent village located in Northwest suburbanCook and Lake counties in Illinois, United States.
The Village of Buffalo Grove is located 29 miles northwest of the City of Chicago in the northern part of suburban Cook County and southwestern part of Lake County.
Buffalo Grove, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (590 words)
The town was named for Buffalo Creek, which was itself named for bison bones found in the area.
There were 15,708 households out of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families.
The majority of public high school students in Buffalo Grove attend the nationally acclaimed Adlai E. Stevenson High School.
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