Geneseo, Illinois Population 2021

7,295
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Geneseo is a city located in Henry County Illinois. Geneseo has a 2020 population of 7,295. Geneseo is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -2.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,465 in 2010. Geneseo reached it's highest population of 7,465 in 2010.

The average household income in Geneseo is $78,686 with a poverty rate of 6.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $726 per month, and the median house value is $147,700. The median age in Geneseo is 43 years, 40.8 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Geneseo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Geneseo was:

  • White: 97.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Geneseo, Illinois is 7,295 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,343.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,465.

Geneseo, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,17797.51%
Two or More Races620.84%
Black or African American550.75%
Asian480.65%
Some Other Race180.24%
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Geneseo Population by Race

Geneseo Population Pyramid $2021

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Geneseo Median Age

43


Total

40.8


Male

44.6


Female

Geneseo Adults

There are 5,476 adults, (1,730 of whom are seniors) in Geneseo.

Geneseo Age Dependency

96.5

Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Geneseo Sex Ratio

Female

3,826

51.98%

Male

3,534

48.02%

Geneseo Population by Age

Geneseo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Geneseo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96.2%3.8%
All75.8%24.2%
Female54.8%45.2%
Non Family46.5%53.5%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Geneseo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0022.4275.8
Married1,5853.0396.2
Non Family9911.0846.5
Female3013.3654.8
Male1253100

2.99

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Geneseo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade681.35%
9th to 12th Grade1482.93%
High School Graduate1,35926.89%
Some College1,25824.90%
Associates Degree53610.61%
Bachelors Degree1,13422.44%
Graduate Degree55010.88%
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Geneseo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Geneseo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,9374,7211,636
2+ Races5252
Black303030
Hispanic181818
Other Race181818
Asian1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Geneseo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,054$62,452$23,945
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,208$53,438$16,250
Some College$32,179$50,479$17,093
Bachelors Degree$62,266$75,278$44,139
Graduate Degree$87,838$103,405$

$44,054

Average Earnings

$62,452

Average Male

$23,945

Average Female

Geneseo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Geneseo Language by Age

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Geneseo Language

98.00% of Geneseo residents speak only English, while 2.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Geneseo Language

Geneseo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0614456.30%
Multiple623658.06%

6.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.30%

Male Poverty Rate

8.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Geneseo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Geneseo is Multiple, with 58.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Geneseo is White, with 6.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.33%.

Geneseo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College8.41%
Less Than 9th Grade7.46%
High School5.88%
Bachelors or Greater0.84%

Geneseo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.00%
Female Employed7.43%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.70%

Geneseo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Geneseo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,690$78,686
Families$77,109$95,866
Married Families$86,098-
Non Families$31,484$40,728
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Income by Household Type

Geneseo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Geneseo Married by Age and Sex

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Geneseo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Geneseo Marital Status by Race

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Geneseo Marital Status

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497

Number of Veterans

485

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War133
Vietnam132
Korea51
First Gulf War47
World War II8

Geneseo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+148
65 to 74147
18 to 34115
35 to 5452
55 to 6435

Geneseo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4819.00%
2+ Races1630.77%

Geneseo Veterans by Race

Geneseo Veterans by Education

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5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Geneseo Veterans by Education

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Geneseo Employment by Age

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Geneseo Employment by Race

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Geneseo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.88%

Born in Geneseo

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.78% of Geneseo residents were born in the United States, with 71.88% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Geneseo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,295-16-0.22%
20207,311-16-0.22%
20197,327-16-0.22%
20187,343-12-0.16%
20177,355-32-0.43%
20167,387-7-0.09%
20157,394-5-0.07%
20147,399-15-0.20%
20137,414-34-0.46%
20127,44860.08%
20117,442-23-0.31%
20107,4650.00%

Geneseo Population by Year