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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A-
Geneva is a town in New York with a population of 12,888. Geneva is in Ontario County. Living in Geneva offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Geneva there are a lot of bars and restaurants. Many young professionals live in Geneva and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Geneva are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$94,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$781
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    116.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    62.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    62.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    451.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,246
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    23.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    26%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Geneva

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,164
National
$55,322

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Geneva Reviews

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My fiancee and I lived in geneva for 5 months. The lakes are beautiful . A racist comment was made to me when I was pumping gas in geneva. A guy pulled in next to me blocking me from pulling out. I politely asked the guy to move when he told me to go back to poland! He did move his car giving me both middle fingers. I'm Irish but love the polish people. I also heard from local people that geneva has a high crime, drug rate. I really did not feel that safe. Should of spent the 5 months in canandaiga.
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The small town is very diverse (for the area), allowing for the small town feel with the added benefit of being with differing cultures. This leads to many restaurants that cater to multiple cuisines and tastes, ranging from Chinese, to Indian, to Italian. The Hobart Campus (with the many college students) leads to an influx of partying places, although the parking is always sparse.
Geneva is a unique community. There is a counterculture vibe to it and in the last decade, there has been a concerted effort to embrace local culture and become a foodie city. The city's tourism has also expanded and the city has reclaimed much of the lakefront, making a stroll along the lake for several miles quite enjoyable. Geneva is diverse, with many races, cultures, and languages present throughout the city. Geneva is a microcosm of a large city, and there is no place quite like it!