Genoa, Illinois Population 2024

5,420

Genoa is a city located in DeKalb County Illinois. Genoa has a 2024 population of 5,420. Genoa is currently growing at a rate of 0.56% annually and its population has increased by 2.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,306 in 2020.

The average household income in Genoa is $92,182 with a poverty rate of 11.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Genoa is 39.1 years, 39.1 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Genoa Demographics

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

  • White: 84.95%
  • Other race: 8.21%
  • Two or more races: 6.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.42%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,092.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.15% (114)
The current population of Genoa, Illinois is 5,420 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,306.

Genoa, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,28584.95%
Other race4148.21%
Two or more races3246.42%
Black or African American210.42%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Genoa Population by Race

Genoa Population Pyramid 2024

Genoa Median Age

39.1

Total

39.1

Male

39.2

Female

Genoa Adults

There are 4,142 adults, (731 of whom are seniors) in Genoa.

Genoa Age Dependency

47.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Genoa Sex Ratio

Female2,58651.27%
Male2,45848.73%

Genoa Population by Age

Genoa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9472.596832
Married1,1202.9880.419.6
Non Family6121.2745.354.7
Female1724.177.922.1
Male435.0227.972.1
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Genoa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Genoa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Genoa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 21.09%.

Genoa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,040

Average Earnings

$56,345

Average Male

$34,587

Average Female

Genoa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Genoa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Genoa Language

90.82% of Genoa residents speak only English, while 9.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.18% of the population.

Genoa Language

Genoa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,1513819.18%
Hispanic82021125.73%
Multiple32421064.81%
Black2129.52%
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11.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

5%

Male Poverty Rate

18.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Genoa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Genoa is Multiple, with 64.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Genoa is White, with 9.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.37%.

Genoa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.47%
Some College14.17%
High School8.98%
Bachelors or Greater
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Genoa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed80.88%
Male Unemployed46.84%
Female Employed6.8%
Male Employed4.77%
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Genoa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Genoa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Genoa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Genoa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Genoa 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.

Genoa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Genoa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

353

Number of Veterans

353

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Genoa Veterans by War

count

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Genoa Veterans by Age

count

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Genoa Veterans by Race

Genoa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Genoa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.7%

Labor Force Participation

70.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Genoa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Genoa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Genoa 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

80.61%

Born in Genoa

93.58%

Native Born

6.42%

Foreign Born

2.7%

Non Citizen

3.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.58% of Genoa residents were born in the United States, with 80.61% having been born in Illinois. 2.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Genoa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,570300.54%
20285,540300.54%
20275,510300.55%
20265,480300.55%
20255,450300.55%
20245,420300.56%
20235,390300.56%
20225,360300.56%
20215,330240.45%
20205,306571.09%
20195,249250.48%
20185,22490.17%
20175,215150.29%
20165,20020.04%
20155,198-10-0.19%
20145,208240.46%
20135,18490.17%
20125,175120.23%
20115,163-14-0.27%
20105,1771,00824.18%
20004,1691,08635.23%
19903,083-193-5.89%
19803,2762739.09%
19703,003
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Genoa Population by Year