Geneseo, New York Population 2024

10,297

Geneseo is a city located in Livingston County New York. Geneseo has a 2024 population of 10,297. Geneseo is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually but its population has increased by 0.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,225 in 2020.

The average household income in Geneseo is $85,742 with a poverty rate of 28.55%. The median age in Geneseo is 21.8 years: 22.6 years for males, and 21.4 years for females.

Geneseo Demographics

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

  • White: 89.04%
  • Two or more races: 3.75%
  • Black or African American: 2.83%
  • Asian: 2.67%
  • Other race: 1.72%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
43.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
234.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.7% (72)
The current population of Geneseo, New York is 10,297 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,225.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,18689.04%
Two or more races3873.75%
Black or African American2922.83%
Asian2752.67%
Other race1771.72%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Geneseo Population by Race

Geneseo Population Pyramid 2024

Geneseo Median Age

21.8

Total

22.6

Male

21.4

Female

Geneseo Adults

There are 9,086 adults, (1,462 of whom are seniors) in Geneseo.

Geneseo Age Dependency

35.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Geneseo Sex Ratio

Female5,98057.96%
Male4,33742.04%

Geneseo Population by Age

Geneseo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0072.3749.150.9
Non Family1,4911.8126.973.1
Married1,1723.028020
Female2542.536.263.8
Male902.675050

2.8

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

49.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Geneseo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1192.83%
Associates Degree44010.45%
Bachelors Degree80219.05%
Graduate Degree1,30430.97%
High School Graduate82519.6%
Less Than 9th Grade1273.02%
Some College59314.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Geneseo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Geneseo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,6693,4771,866
Asian204195161
2+ Races17315237
Hispanic16315452
Black1037918
Other Race30300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.92%.

Geneseo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,727$83,523$0
Graduate Degree$67,295$86,371$59,792
High School Graduate$45,568$58,125$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$44,167$0$41,146
Overall$57,691$67,037$55,815
Some College$47,522$49,933$44,048

$57,691

Average Earnings

$67,037

Average Male

$55,815

Average Female

Geneseo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Geneseo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Geneseo Language

85.68% of Geneseo residents speak only English, while 14.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 6.16% of the population.

Geneseo Language

Geneseo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,3311,89829.98%
Hispanic3215216.2%
Multiple3594011.14%
Asian2283917.11%
Black522955.77%

28.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.23%

Male Poverty Rate

33.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Geneseo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Geneseo is Black, with 55.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Geneseo is Multiple, with 11.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.43%.

Geneseo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.66%
High School16.05%
Some College10.19%
Bachelors or Greater7.26%

Geneseo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed51.61%
Female Employed24.27%
Male Employed14.83%
Female Unemployed6.9%

Geneseo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Geneseo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$98,125$118,273
Households$57,042$85,742
Married Families$118,486$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,102$50,679

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Geneseo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.4%

Male Marriage Rate

23.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Geneseo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Geneseo Marriage

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

Geneseo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Geneseo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

349

Number of Veterans

341

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam137
Korea54
Second Gulf War47
First Gulf War43
World War II0

Geneseo Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74115
75+101
35 to 5468
18 to 3439
55 to 6426

Geneseo Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3404.22%
Hispanic163.07%
Black93.13%

Geneseo Veterans by Race

Geneseo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Geneseo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Geneseo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Geneseo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Geneseo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.24%

Born in Geneseo

93%

Native Born

7%

Foreign Born

3.33%

Non Citizen

3.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93% of Geneseo residents were born in the United States, with 79.24% having been born in New York. 3.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Geneseo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,162-27-0.26%
202810,189-27-0.26%
202710,216-27-0.26%
202610,243-27-0.26%
202510,270-27-0.26%
202410,297-27-0.26%
202310,324-27-0.26%
202210,351-27-0.26%
202110,3781531.5%
202010,225-281-2.67%
201910,506-178-1.67%
201810,684970.92%
201710,587-29-0.27%
201610,616-24-0.23%
201510,640-73-0.68%
201410,7131000.94%
201310,6131811.74%
201210,432-18-0.17%
201110,450-54-0.51%
201010,50400%

Geneseo Population by Year