Geneva, NY

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Population

13,048

0.67% decline

Median Age

29.6


Median Household Income

$40,920

7.76% growth

Poverty Rate

18.9%


Number of Employees

6,175

0.751% growth

Median Property Value

$93,700

2.97% growth

About

In 2017, Geneva, NY had a population of 13k people with a median age of 29.6 and a median household income of $40,920. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Geneva, NY declined from 13,136 to 13,048, a -0.67% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,975 to $40,920, a 7.76% increase.

The population of Geneva, NY is 68.1% White Alone, 17.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 8.88% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Geneva, NY speak a non-English language, and 94.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Geneva, NY are Hobart William Smith Colleges (601 degrees awarded in 2016), Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing (72 degrees), and Marion S Whelan School of Nursing of Geneva General Hospital (25 degrees).

The median property value in Geneva, NY is $93,700, and the homeownership rate is 49.1%. Most people in Geneva, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Geneva, NY is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Geneva, NY employs 6.18k people. The largest industries in Geneva, NY are Educational Services (1,209 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (950 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (861 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($60,288), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,136), and Transportation & Warehousing ($49,125).

Median household income in Geneva, NY is $40,920. Males in Geneva, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Geneva, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,920

2017 value

± $3,264

7.76%

1 Year Growth

± 9.84%

Households in Geneva, NY have a median annual income of $40,920, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,975 in 2016, which represents a 7.76% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Geneva, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9507

  2. Census Tract 519

  3. Census Tract 516

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Geneva, NY was Census Tract 9507 with a value of $63,137, followed by Census Tract 519 and Census Tract 516, with respective values of $52,045 and $48,994.

The following map shows all of the places in Geneva, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Geneva, NY (2.04k out of 10.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,236 ± 218

  2. Hispanic

    601 ± 155

  3. Black

    327 ± 145

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Geneva, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.18k

2017 Value

± 448

0.751%

1 Year growth

± 10.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Geneva, NY grew at a rate of 0.751%, from 6.13k employees to 6.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Geneva, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (704 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (694 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (648 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Geneva, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Geneva, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (704 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (694 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (648 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Geneva, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.77 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.16 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.86 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Geneva, NY, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($63,419), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($61,583), and Management Occupations ($61,058).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.18k

2017 Value

± 448

0.751%

1 Year growth

± 10.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Geneva, NY grew at a rate of 0.751%, from 6.13k employees to 6.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Geneva, NY, are Educational Services (1,209 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (950 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (861 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Geneva, NY, though some of these residents may live in Geneva, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Geneva, NY, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,209 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (950 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (861 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Geneva, NY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.64 times higher than expected), Educational Services (2.11 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.83 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Geneva, NY, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($60,288), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,136), and Transportation & Warehousing ($49,125).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.6% of the population of Geneva, NY has health coverage, with 40.6% on employee plans, 24.6% on Medicaid, 9.88% on Medicare, 16.8% on non-group plans, and 0.714% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Geneva, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Geneva, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.41%

Uninsured

40.6%

Employer Coverage

24.6%

Medicaid

9.88%

Medicare

16.8%

Non-Group

0.714%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Geneva, NY declined by 0.804% from 7.47% to 7.41%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Geneva, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Geneva, NY is home to a population of 13k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Geneva, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.08k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Geneva, NY is composed of 8.88k White Alone residents (68.1%), 2.27k Hispanic or Latino residents (17.4%), 1.16k Black or African American Alone residents (8.88%), 495 Asian Alone residents (3.79%), 228 Two or More Races residents (1.75%), 16 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.123%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Geneva, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.3

24

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Geneva, NY was 29.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 24. But people in Geneva, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Geneva, NY residents was 29.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    1.08k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Geneva, NY residents (1.08k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Geneva, NY was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

94.1%

2017 Citizenship

95%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.1% of Geneva, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Geneva, NY was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.88k ± 385

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.27k ± 429

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.16k ± 230

In 2017, there were 3.91 times more White Alone residents (8.88k people) in Geneva, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.27k Hispanic or Latino and 1.16k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Geneva, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Geneva, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Geneva, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Geneva, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    239 ± 86

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    84 ± 56

  3. Korea

    74 ± 46

Geneva, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Geneva, NY awarded 698 degrees. The student population of Geneva, NY is skewed towards women, with 1,134 male students and 1,290 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Geneva, NY are White (509 and 74.7%), followed by Unknown (80 and 11.7%), Black or African American (42 and 6.17%), and Hispanic or Latino (35 and 5.14%).

The largest universities in Geneva, NY by number of degrees awarded are Hobart William Smith Colleges (601 and 86.1%), Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing (72 and 10.3%), and Marion S Whelan School of Nursing of Geneva General Hospital (25 and 3.58%).

The most popular majors in Geneva, NY are Registered Nursing (68 and 9.74%), General Economics (66 and 9.46%), and General Natural Resources & Conservation (52 and 7.45%).

The median tuition costs in Geneva, NY are $50,432 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 66 degrees awarded

  2. 52 degrees awarded

  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Geneva, NY was General Economics with 66 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Geneva, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 601 degrees awarded

  2. 72 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$50,432

Median Private

In 2016, the Geneva, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hobart William Smith Colleges with 601 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

292

Degrees Awarded to Men

406

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 292 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Geneva, NY, which is 0.719 times less than the 406 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    509 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    80 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    42 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Geneva, NY were to White students. These 509 degrees mean that there were 6.36 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 80 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Geneva, NY was $93,700 in 2017, which is 0.431 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $91,000 to $93,700, a 2.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Geneva, NY is 49.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Geneva, NY have an average commute time of 18.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Geneva, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$40,920

Median Household Income

± $3,264

4.76k

Number of Households

± 376

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.76k households in Geneva, NY grew to $40,920 from the previous year's value of $37,975.

The following chart displays the households in Geneva, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$93,700

2017 Median

± $3,305

$91,000

2016 Median

± $3,964

In 2017, the median property value in Geneva, NY grew to to $93,700 from the previous year's value of $91,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Geneva, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Geneva, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Geneva, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Geneva, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

49.1%

2017 Homeownership

49.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 49.1% of the housing units in Geneva, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Geneva, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Geneva, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Geneva, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

18.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Geneva, NY have a shorter commute time (18.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.9% of the workforce in Geneva, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    62.3%

  2. Carpooled

    16.9%

  3. Walked

    14.4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Geneva, NY was Drove Alone (62.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (16.9%) and those who Walked (14.4%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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