Geneva, Illinois Population 2021

21,629
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Geneva is a city located in Kane County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Kane County. With a 2020 population of 21,629, it is the 112th largest city in Illinois and the 1738th largest city in the United States . Geneva is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually but its population has increased by 0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,495 in 2010. Geneva reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 10 miles, Geneva has a population density of 2,179 people per square mile.

The average household income in Geneva is $144,308 with a poverty rate of 3.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,510 per month, and the median house value is $338,300. 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: 93.45%
  • Asian: 2.38%
  • Other race: 2.07%
  • Two or more races: 1.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Geneva, Illinois is 21,629 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,809.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,495.

Geneva, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,45493.45%
Asian5222.38%
Some Other Race4532.07%
Two or More Races3491.59%
Black or African American940.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.07%
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Geneva Population by Race

Geneva Population Pyramid $2021

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Geneva Median Age

43.2


Total

43.3


Male

43.1


Female

Geneva Adults

There are 16,702 adults, (3,436 of whom are seniors) in Geneva.

Geneva Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Geneva Sex Ratio

Female

11,510

52.59%

Male

10,378

47.41%

Geneva Population by Age

Geneva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Geneva Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male61%39%
Female64.8%35.2%
Non Family73.3%26.7%
All83.4%16.6%
Married91.1%8.9%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Geneva Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9942.7283.4
Married5,0563.1791.1
Non Family1,9291.3573.3
Female7863.1664.8
Male2232.8561

3.1

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Geneva Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2381.59%
9th to 12th Grade2451.63%
High School Graduate2,51516.75%
Some College2,36615.76%
Associates Degree8515.67%
Bachelors Degree4,96533.07%
Graduate Degree3,83425.54%
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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
White13,86613,6288,372
Hispanic713545140
Asian287210176
Other Race23811222
2+ Races929292
Black414119
Native American1616

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Geneva Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,856$86,587$43,158
Less Than 9th Grade$25,217$41,250$21,610
High School Graduate$33,929$43,292$30,548
Some College$47,398$60,786$40,670
Bachelors Degree$79,779$100,977$51,500
Graduate Degree$77,589$120,739$60,410

$60,856

Average Earnings

$86,587

Average Male

$43,158

Average Female

Geneva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Geneva Language by Age

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Geneva Language

92.22% of Geneva residents speak only English, while 7.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.24% of the population.

Geneva Language

Geneva Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,4847133.66%
Hispanic1,266806.32%
Asian522366.90%
Multiple349154.30%
Black941111.70%

3.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.99%

Male Poverty Rate

4.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Geneva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Geneva is Black, with 11.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Geneva is White, with 3.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.77%.

Geneva Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.22%
High School5.71%
Some College4.69%
Bachelors or Greater1.43%

Geneva Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed8.73%
Female Employed2.81%
Male Employed1.04%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Geneva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Geneva Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$111,916$144,308
Families$130,477$158,193
Married Families$145,536-
Non Families$65,655$94,687
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Income by Household Type

Geneva Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Geneva Marital Status by Race

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Geneva Marital Status

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988

Number of Veterans

965

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam270
Korea146
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War118
World War II68

Geneva Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+392
65 to 74246
35 to 54131
55 to 64125
18 to 3494

Geneva Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9886.23%
Hispanic434.98%

Geneva Veterans by Race

Geneva Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Geneva Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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67.61%

Born in Geneva

93.35%

Native Born

6.65%

Foreign Born

3.10%

Non Citizen

3.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.35% of Geneva residents were born in the United States, with 67.61% having been born in Illinois. 3.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Geneva Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,629-90-0.41%
202021,719-90-0.41%
201921,809-90-0.41%
201821,899-113-0.51%
201722,0121020.47%
201621,9101150.53%
201521,795440.20%
201421,751300.14%
201321,721-5-0.02%
201221,726280.13%
201121,698840.39%
201021,6142,0991.03%
200019,5156,8984.46%
199012,6172,7362.47%
19809,8817660.81%
19709,1151,4691.77%
19607,6462,5074.05%
19505,1391,0382.28%
19404,101-506-1.16%
19304,6071,2803.31%
19203,3273211.02%
19103,0060.00%

Geneva Population by Year