Most Expensive Geneva Neighborhoods
Geneva is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 21,742 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Geneva is the 117th largest community in Illinois.
Geneva home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Geneva real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Geneva is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.78% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Geneva is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Geneva who work in management occupations (16.00%), sales jobs (14.18%) and office and administrative support (12.87%).
Also of interest is that Geneva has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.51% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Geneva is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Geneva 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, Geneva has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Geneva’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Geneva is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Geneva area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Geneva. 56.38% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Geneva in 2010 was $44,003, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $176,012 for a family of four.
The people who call Geneva home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Geneva residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Geneva include German, Irish, Italian, English, Polish and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Geneva is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||7,906|
|GENEVA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||80.11%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||19.89%|
|TYPE OF GENEVA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||72.95%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||11.78%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.10%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||6.91%|
|SIZE OF GENEVA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.99%|
|AGE OF GENEVA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||19.92%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||48.97%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||19.24%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||11.88%|
|GENEVA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$333,828|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,668|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||1.76%|
|$52,001 - $104,000||0.80%|
|$104,001 - $209,000||10.68%|
|$209,001 - $313,000||33.85%|
|$313,001 - $417,000||31.31%|
|$417,001 - $522,000||9.66%|
|$522,001 - $783,000||9.93%|
|$783,001 - $1,044,000||1.23%|
|PEOPLE OF GENEVA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.50%|
|5 TO 17||19.91%|
|18 TO 24||7.85%|
|25 TO 34||8.72%|
|35 TO 54||30.76%|
|55 TO 64||14.69%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.56%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.02%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$93,588|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$44,003|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.41%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (13.17%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.21%)
Public Service (2.82%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.09%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.28%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.30%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.22%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.35%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (34.77%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (93.42%)
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