Community Profile

Welcome to Buffalo Grove

Located 35 miles northwest of Chicago, Illinois, the Village of Buffalo Grove is a bustling, home-rule municipality covering more than 9.25 square miles in both Cook and Lake Counties.  Our residents enjoy nationally-ranked public schools, expansive open spaces, access to employment centers, and other important amenities. We pride ourselves on being a great place to Live, Work, and Learn.

46th

Best Place to Live in the US


20th
Safest community
in the United States
and 2nd safest in
Illinois.

7th
Most family-friendly
community in
Illinois.

Best
Chicago
suburbs
for young
professionals.



At a glance....

  41,554 Residents

  15,808 Households 

  $101,376 Median household income.