Income/capita 58%
Household income 83%
Unemployment 22%
IndexBuffalo GroveIllinoisNational
Income per capita$47,023$31,502$29,829
Median household income$101,376$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$110,703$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$73,234$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$69,954$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$42,326$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Buffalo Grove is 58% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Buffalo Grove is 83% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Buffalo Grove is 22% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Buffalo Grove is 68% lower than the national average

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      Buffalo Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.5%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.3%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services9.5%9.1%
      Wholesale & retail services16.5%15.0%
      Public administration2.3%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%1.2%
      Education, health & social services8.9%33.5%

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      Long Grove, IL8,065$184,208233%
      Buffalo Grove, IL41,554$101,37683%

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      Buffalo Grove, IL41,554$101,37683%
      Source: The Buffalo Grove, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).