Geneseo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 6,538 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Geneseo is the 290th largest community in Illinois.
Geneseo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Geneseo is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Geneseo who work in office and administrative support (15.74%), management occupations (11.09%), and sales jobs (9.17%).
Because of many things, Geneseo is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Geneseo a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Geneseo has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Geneseo’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Geneseo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Geneseo who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.76% of adults in Geneseo have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Geneseo in 2010 was $29,776, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,104 for a family of four. However, Geneseo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Geneseo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Geneseo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Geneseo include Irish, Swedish, Belgian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Geneseo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.