Learn more about Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Buffalo Grove, Illinois is a popular village located in the Northern suburbs of Chicago, and in Cook and Lake counties in Illinois. It is part of the area’s North Shore and is home to about 42,000 residents. The area was opened for settlement after the Treaty of Chicago in 1833 where the Ojibwe, Ottawa and Potawatomi Native Americans ceded their land to the United States. The area gained a reputation for supplying milk, cheese, and other dairy products to the city of Chicago.
The small village grew rapidly for the first time in the 1960s with the development of Ranch Mart Shopping Center and a Mobil Oil gas station. During the 1980s and 1990s, Buffalo Grove experienced its largest population boom. Today, most of the village has been developed and there are no longer any working farms left in the Buffalo Grove.
Other Buffalo Grove, Illinois stats:
Population: 41,496, of which 48.4% are male, 51.6% are female.
Median resident age: 37 years, Illinois average age: 42.2 years old.
Zip codes: 60089
Source: 2010 U.S. Census
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