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Geneva
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Geneva is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 21,390. Geneva is in Kane County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Geneva offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Geneva there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families live in Geneva and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Geneva are highly rated.

About

About Geneva...
Population
21,390

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$392,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,704
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Geneva Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    47.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    33.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    9.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    37.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    576.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    14.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Geneva

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$132,799
National
$75,149

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