Geneseo, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Geneseo, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Geneseo had a population of 8,428 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Geneseo: Big Tree.

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Geneseo, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,428
Population in Households 5,034
Population in Familes 2,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,394
Population Density2 2,963
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $40,902
Average Household Income $59,924
Per Capita Income $15,742


Total Housing Units 2,093 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,041 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 978 (46.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $164,408
Average Home Value $201,273


Total Households 2,019
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 936
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.59% 0.04%
Households 0.56% 0.11%
Families 1.81% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

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, 2018 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 # 223 81st
Population Density # 281 77th
Diversity Index # 475 60th
Median Household Income # 1085 9th
Per Capita Income # 1186 1st

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