Geneva, Alabama Population 2021

4,253
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Geneva is a city located in Geneva County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Geneva County. With a 2020 population of 4,253, it is the 116th largest city in Alabama and the 5238th largest city in the United States . Geneva is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -4.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,452 in 2010. Geneva reached it's highest population of 4,866 in 1980. Spanning over 16 miles, Geneva has a population density of 268 people per square mile.

The average household income in Geneva is $52,066 with a poverty rate of 28.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $449 per month, and the median house value is $103,600. The median age in Geneva is 47 years, 47.2 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Geneva Demographics

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

  • White: 78.50%
  • Black or African American: 18.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Geneva, Alabama is 4,253 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,307.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,452.

Geneva, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,40778.50%
Black or African American80418.53%
Two or More Races1192.74%
Some Other Race100.23%
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Geneva Population by Race

Geneva Population Pyramid $2021

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Geneva Median Age

47


Total

47.2


Male

40.9


Female

Geneva Adults

There are 3,517 adults, (724 of whom are seniors) in Geneva.

Geneva Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Geneva Sex Ratio

Female

2,314

53.32%

Male

2,026

46.68%

Geneva Population by Age

Geneva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Geneva Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.7%12.3%
All68.9%31.1%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Female49.3%50.7%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Geneva Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8002.3368.9
Non Family7931.2856.9
Married6412.9887.7
Female2723.3749.3
Male943.69100

3.12

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Geneva Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2688.55%
9th to 12th Grade42913.68%
High School Graduate1,20138.30%
Some College66221.11%
Associates Degree1775.64%
Bachelors Degree2146.82%
Graduate Degree1855.90%
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Geneva Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Geneva Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4891,987345
Black49236154
Hispanic11652
2+ Races3939
Other Race1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.86%.

Geneva Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,115$35,441$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$5,833
High School Graduate$19,304$25,038$17,279
Some College$49,107$77,019$47,532
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$53,750$$

$29,115

Average Earnings

$35,441

Average Male

$

Average Female

Geneva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Geneva Language by Age

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Geneva Language

99.76% of Geneva residents speak only English, while 0.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.24% of the population.

Geneva Language

Geneva Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,09874223.95%
Black76945859.56%

28.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.27%

Male Poverty Rate

34.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Geneva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Geneva is Black, with 59.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Geneva is White, with 23.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.77%.

Geneva Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School31.06%
Less Than 9th Grade26.07%
Some College17.42%
Bachelors or Greater14.39%

Geneva Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed23.45%
Male Employed17.65%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Geneva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Geneva Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,031$52,066
Families$44,433$63,951
Married Families$68,125-
Non Families$18,872$36,048
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Income by Household Type

Geneva Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Geneva Married by Age and Sex

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Geneva 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 35-44.

Geneva Marital Status by Race

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Geneva Marital Status

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516

Number of Veterans

451

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam201
Second Gulf War161
First Gulf War102
Korea6
World War II

Geneva Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34161
65 to 74118
35 to 5483
55 to 6482
75+72

Geneva Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White41214.37%
Black9415.67%
Hispanic5244.83%
Other Race10100.00%

Geneva Veterans by Race

Geneva Veterans by Education

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4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Geneva Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Geneva Employment by Age

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Geneva Employment by Race

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Geneva 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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59.77%

Born in Geneva

99.70%

Native Born

0.30%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.70% of Geneva residents were born in the United States, with 59.77% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Geneva Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,253-18-0.42%
20204,271-18-0.42%
20194,289-18-0.42%
20184,307-28-0.65%
20174,335-32-0.73%
20164,367-31-0.70%
20154,398-2-0.05%
20144,400-19-0.43%
20134,419-46-1.03%
20124,465300.68%
20114,435-1-0.02%
20104,436480.11%
20004,388-293-0.64%
19904,681-185-0.39%
19804,8664681.02%
19704,3985581.37%
19603,8402610.71%
19503,5797762.47%
19402,8030.00%

Geneva Population by Year