Genoa City, Wisconsin

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Genoa City, Wisconsin

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High Points

Genoa City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Genoa City Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Genoa City Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Genoa City Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Genoa City Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Genoa City People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Genoa City Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Genoa City, Wisconsin

Comparing Genoa City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Racial Diversity 6 8
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Working at Home 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
People Living Alone 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 7 8

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Genoa City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles W of Waukegan, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles SW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Walworth
Standard Zip Codes 53128
Phone Area Codes 262
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.498
Longitude -88.328

Genoa City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
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Genoa City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,949 100%
Male 981 50.3%
Female 968 49.7%
Under 18 662 34%
18+ 1,287 66%
65+ 144 7.4%
Median Age 29.9
Average Family Size 3.3
White 1,900 97.5%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 10 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 6 0.3%
Mixed Race 27 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 63 3.2%

Estimated Genoa City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,742
Growth 793
Growth % 40.7%

Genoa City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 32.9%
Irish 16%
Polish 8%
Italian 7.6%
US/American 6.6%
English 4.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
Swedish 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Scottish 2.3%
Norwegian 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Danish 1.1%
Czech 1%
Greek 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
French Canadian 0.7%
Finnish 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.3%
European 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Genoa City 1,949 $56,298
Burlington 9,936 $54,045
Lake Geneva 7,148 $54,543
Paddock Lake 3,012 $60,216
Silver Lake 2,341 $59,844
Twin Lakes 5,124 $54,583
Williams Bay 2,415 $60,573

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(262) 279-6188

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