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Geneva, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Geneva had a population of 13,260 as of July 1, 2016. Geneva ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Geneva is located at latitude 42.8635 and longitude -76.9827 in Ontario County. The formal boundaries for the City of Geneva (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.21 sq. miles and a water area of 1.63 sq. miles. Ontario County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 443 feet.

The City of Geneva (GNIS ID: 978992) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Geneva 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 Geneva: Ganundasaga, Geneve.

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


Total Population 13,260
Population in Households 11,268
Population in Familes 8,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,992
Population Density1 3,150
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 4,956
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,721
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,538 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,418 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 652 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $88,790
Average Home Value $103,033


Median Household Income $39,723
Average Household Income $53,567
Per Capita Income $24,766
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.08%
Households 0.06% 0.18%
Families -0.18% 0.03%
Median Household Income   -0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Geneva, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Geneva 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 # 154 87th
Population Density1 # 265 78th
Diversity Index2 # 119 90th
Median Household Income # 1073 10th
Per Capita Income # 864 28th

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