Geneva, Illinois Population 2022

21,373
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Geneva is a city located in Kane County Illinois. Geneva has a 2020 population of 21,373. It is also the county seat of Kane County. Geneva is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,393 in 2010.

The average household income in Geneva is $144,308 with a poverty rate of 3.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,590 per month, and the median house value is $343,500. The median age in Geneva is 43.2 years, 43.3 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Geneva Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Genevawas:

  • White: 92.14%
  • Asian: 2.62%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Other race: 1.69%
  • Black or African American: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Geneva, Illinois is 21,373 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,393.

Geneva, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,12792.14%
Black or African American2771.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.17%
Asian5722.62%
Some Other Race3701.69%
Two or More Races4602.11%
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Geneva Population by Race

Geneva Population Pyramid 2022

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Geneva Median Age

40.4


Total

40.6


Male

40


Female

Geneva Adults

There are 16,438 adults, (3,428 of whom are seniors) in Geneva.

Geneva Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Geneva Sex Ratio

Female

11,711

53.61%

Male

10,132

46.39%

Geneva Population by Age

Geneva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Geneva Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
All83.7%16.3%
Female71.8%28.2%
Non Family71%29%
Male70.4%29.6%

83.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Geneva Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9252.7483.7
Married4,8163.2591.8
Male2162.9170.4
Female9103.1171.8
Non Family1,9831.3171

3.15

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Geneva Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2261.53%
9th to 12th Grade2071.41%
High School Graduate2,23715.19%
Some College2,11614.36%
Associates Degree9926.73%
Bachelors Degree5,37736.50%
Graduate Degree3,57624.28%
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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
Black176176167
2+ Races125125112
Asian313238211
White13,31013,0948,299
Hispanic818676190
Native American3737
Other Race19475

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 94.89%.

Geneva Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,811$81,951$46,279
Less Than 9th Grade$21,217$$20,292
High School Graduate$33,800$41,100$31,090
Some College$47,123$60,485$40,882
Bachelors Degree$73,829$95,538$51,853
Graduate Degree$83,617$128,250$61,974

$61,811

Average Earnings

$81,951

Average Male

$46,279

Average Female

Geneva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Geneva Language by Age

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Geneva Language

92.23% of Geneva residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.28% of the population.

Geneva Language

Geneva Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,9267013.70%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1,508996.56%

3.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.79%

Male Poverty Rate

4.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Geneva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Geneva is White, with 3.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Geneva is Hispanic, with 6.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.21%.

Geneva Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.28%
High School5.25%
Some College4.14%
Bachelors or Greater1.85%

Geneva Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.03%
Male Unemployed9.18%
Female Employed3.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Geneva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Geneva Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$116,083$142,507
Families$136,083$153,465
Married Families$154,394-
Non Families$62,268$95,009
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Income by Household Type

Geneva Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

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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903

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War129
First Gulf War137
Vietnam241
Korea118
World War II50

Geneva Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3497
35 to 54126
55 to 64117
65 to 74231
75+332

Geneva Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8875.76%
2+ Races168.89%
Hispanic717.10%

Geneva Veterans by Race

Geneva Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Geneva Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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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66.73%

Born in Geneva

94.51%

Native Born

5.49%

Foreign Born

2.80%

Non Citizen

2.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.51% of Geneva residents were born in the United States, with 66.73% having been born in Illinois. 2.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Geneva Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,0060.00%
19203,3273211.02%
19304,6071,2803.31%
19404,101-506-1.16%
19505,1391,0382.28%
19607,6462,5074.05%
19709,1151,4691.77%
19809,8817660.81%
199012,6172,7362.47%
200019,5156,8984.46%
201021,4951,9800.97%
201121,485-10-0.05%
201221,475-10-0.05%
201321,465-10-0.05%
201421,455-10-0.05%
201521,445-10-0.05%
201621,435-10-0.05%
201721,425-10-0.05%
201821,415-10-0.05%
201921,405-10-0.05%
202021,393-12-0.06%
202121,383-10-0.05%
202221,373-10-0.05%

Geneva Population by Year