Genoa is a tiny town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 950 people and just one neighborhood, Genoa is the 43rd largest community in Nevada. Much of the housing stock in Genoa was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Genoa economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Genoa, where the median household income is $162,778.
Real Estate Prices
Genoa home prices are not only among the most expensive in Nevada, but Genoa real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Genoa is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 97.78% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Genoa is a town of managers, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Genoa who work in management occupations (32.51%), sales jobs (20.20%) and food service (14.04%).
A relatively large number of people in Genoa telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.87% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Genoa is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Genoa 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Genoa has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Genoa’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Genoa spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.61 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Genoa doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.