Geneva, OH


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Living in Geneva

Geneva is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,051 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Geneva is the 236th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Geneva was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Geneva is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Geneva is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Geneva who work in sales jobs (14.40%), office and administrative support (11.31%), and healthcare (7.97%).

The percentage of people in Geneva with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.64% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Geneva in 2010 was $19,918, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,672 for a family of four. However, Geneva contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Geneva is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.