Geneseo, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Geneseo, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Geneseo had a population of 8,335 as of July 1, 2016. Geneseo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Geneseo is located at latitude 42.799 and longitude -77.8095 in Livingston County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Geneseo (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The Village of Geneseo (GNIS ID: 2390858) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Geneseo is located within Town of Geneseo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Geneseo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Geneseo: Big Tree.

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Geneseo, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,335
Population in Households 5,014
Population in Familes 2,702
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,321
Population Density1 2,931
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 2,002
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 929
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 935 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,067 (51.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $159,028
Average Home Value $188,930


Median Household Income $40,037
Average Household Income $54,777
Per Capita Income $14,555
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.18%
Households 0.6% 0.34%
Families 2.28% 0.19%
Median Household Income   -0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Geneseo, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Geneseo to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 224 81st
Population Density1 # 288 76th
Diversity Index2 # 452 62nd
Median Household Income # 1068 11th
Per Capita Income # 1185 1st

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