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Overview

Introduction to Geneva, Ohio

Geneva, Ohio, in Ashtabula county, is 22 miles NE of Mentor, Ohio (center to center) and 44 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio

Geneva History

The earliest settlement in present day Geneva was established in 1805. A few people from Charlotte, New York settled here, and in 1806 more settlers arrived from Harpersfield, New York. In 1816, the citizens formed the township of Harpersfield. This new township was Geneva Township. In 1866 the town became a village and it was later incorporated as a city in 1958. It was named after Geneva, New York.

Geneva and Nearby Attractions

  • Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse
  • James A. Garfield National Historic Site
  • Helen Hazen Wyman Metropolitan Park
  • Holden Arboretum
  • Six Flags Worlds of Adventure

Things To Do In Geneva

There are several museums near Geneva, including Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse and Jennie Munger Gregory Museum. Geneva State Park, Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park and Helen Hazen Wyman Metropolitan Park are located nearby as well. The Geneva State Park offers opportunities for recreational activities like camping, fishing and boating. Opportunities to play golf are available at Deer Lake Golf Course.

Geneva Transportation

Erie International Airport is located near Geneva.

Geneva Higher Education

Lakeland Community College, Kent State University and John Carroll University are situated near Geneva.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,030
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+2,599
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married45%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.9%
Median Earnings25+$29,418
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,100
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,018

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,819
% Above Poverty Level79.4%
% Below Poverty Level20.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone38.1%
Median Gross Rent$603
Median House Value$96,100

Ancestry

German18.6%
Irish15.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.7%
English12.8%
Polish8.5%
Italian6.4%
Hungarian3.1%
Dutch2.9%
French Except Basque1.8%
Czech1.7%
Norwegian1.6%
Slovene1.5%
Finnish1.4%
Scottish1%
Portuguese0.9%
Slovak0.8%
Lithuanian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Greek0.1%
Arab0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Geneva Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ashtabula County
Standard Zip Codes44041
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.79
Approximate Longitude-80.94

Geneva Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationASHTABULA
Distance8.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 80 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip39.9 inches
StationDORSET
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip43.2 inches
StationCHARDON
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ashtabula18,385$37,108
Jefferson3,530$50,833
Madison3,163$70,405
North Perry707$80,125
Perry1,647$81,071
Rock Creek383$57,361

Geneva Hospitals

Uhhs Memorial Hospital Of Geneva
(Non-profit)
870 West Main Street
(440) 466-1141

Geneva Public Schools

Cork Elementary School
341 State Route 534 S
ZIP: 44041
(440) 466-4831
Primary
Total Enrollment 296
Geneva High School
1301 S Ridge Rd E
ZIP: 44041
(440) 466-4831
High
Total Enrollment 770
Geneva Middle School
839 Sherman St
ZIP: 44041
(440) 466-4831
Middle
Total Enrollment 639
Geneva Platt R. Spencer Elementary School
755 Austin Rd
ZIP: 44041
(440) 466-4831
Primary
Total Enrollment 526

Geneva Private Schools

Assumption School
30 Lockwood St
ZIP: 44041
Elementary
Total Enrollment 98
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