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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Geneseo is $198,152, which is more expensive than 36.9% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 25.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Geneseo City Center is currently $1,363, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.3% of Illinois neighborhoods.

Geneseo City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Geneseo, Illinois.

Real estate in the City Center of Geneseo, IL is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Geneseo City Center are 6.0%, which is lower than one will find in 61.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Geneseo City Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 94.3% of commuters who live in the Geneseo City Center neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the City Center neighborhood in Geneseo is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in IL, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois. If you are considering retiring to Illinois, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Diversity

Did you know that the Geneseo City Center neighborhood has more Belgian and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 7.5% have Swedish ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Geneseo are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Geneseo City Center neighborhood, 40.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.9%), and 16.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Geneseo City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the City Center neighborhood in Geneseo, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.7%). There are also a number of people of Belgian ancestry (12.3%), and residents who report English roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.5%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (7.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Geneseo City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (94.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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