Lake Geneva, WI
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Lake Geneva profile

Living in Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 8,504 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Lake Geneva is the 114th largest community in Wisconsin.

Lake Geneva real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Lake Geneva house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Lake Geneva has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Lake Geneva telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.55% 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.

The education level of Lake Geneva citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.19% of adults in Lake Geneva have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lake Geneva in 2018 was $38,175, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,700 for a family of four. However, Lake Geneva contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lake Geneva is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lake Geneva home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Geneva residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lake Geneva include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.

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