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Quick Facts
  • Located in Kane County
  • 8.5 square miles
  • Incorporated in 1835
  • County Seat since 1835
  • 2012 Equalized assessed value: $937,275,763

    Population

       2010  2000  1990  19801
     City1  21,495  19,515  12,617  9,881
     County2  515,269  404,119
     317,471  278,405
     Labor Markets3  271,334  212,454  N/A  N/A
    1-2 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
    3 Source: http://www.ides.illinois.gov/page.aspx?item=2854

    Income/Households
       City  Kane County  Illinois
     Total Housing Units  8,278  182,047   5,296,715
     Total Population  21,495  515,269  12,830,632
     2010 Est. Total HH  7,865  170,479  4,836,972
     2010 Avg. HH Size  2.72  2.98  2.59
     2010 Median HH  $97,515  68,327  $52,972
     2010 Median Family  $105,779
     77,842  $65,417
     2010 Per Capita  $40,177  28,980  $27,325
     Married Household  66%  55%  48%
     Median Home Value  $335,880  $242,300  $200,400
     Median Rent  $1,119  $909  $848
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census

    2012 Municipal Tax Rate Comparison
     Municipality Equalized Assessed Value  Tax Rate Tax Extension
     Aurora  $1.54 billion  1.99  $28.21 million
     Batavia  $968.99 million  .70  $6.66 million
     Elgin  $1.70 billion  1.93  $32.34 million
     Geneva  $937.28 million  .68  $6.36 million
     St. Charles  $1.36 billion  .88  $11.78 million

    Source: www.co.kane.il.us/coc, District Extension Listing, 2012


    Assessed Valuations of Major Taxpayers
    See the property name, assessed value, and % of the total city equalized assessed value for the city's leading taxpayers on this table.

    Property Valuation for City of Geneva
       2012  % No. of Parcels 
     Commercial  $188,598,425  20.12%  541
     Farm  $90,947  0.01%  19
     Industrial  $45,099,838  4.81%  133
     Residential  $702,448,048  74.95%  8,114
     Railroad  $1,038,505  0.11%  N/A
     Total Valuation  $937,275,763  100.00%  9,226

    For 2011-2006 data, use this table.
    Source: Tax District EAV Report, Kane County 2012

    Building Permit Data

    See this table for building permit total values from 2009-2002 for residential, commercial, industrial, and other. 

    Largest Geneva Employers
     Company Name  Product/Service  Employees
     Kane County Government  County Government  1,260
     Delnor-Community Hospital  Hospital/Medical Office  869
     Geneva School District #304  School District
     654
     Kane County Cougars
     Class A Baseball Team  370
     Peacock Engineering Co LLC  Piston Pins, Powder Metal  360

    See an expanded list of
    Geneva's largest employers

    Labor Force - Occupation by Residence and Job Type by Location
    View the top industries along with employment numbers for Geneva, Kane County, and a Six County Metro region. 

  • Retail Sales
     Fiscal Year is May 1 through April 30

    City of Geneva Sales History
    source: "Kind of Business" report from State of Illinois Department of Revenue 
    Geneva
    2006
    2007
    2008
    2009
    2010
    2011 2012
    General Merchandise
    $14,550,829
    $15,551,850
    $ 12,769,060
    $12,759,826
    $13,650,672
    $13,184,967 $13,404.505
    Food
    $39,713,876
    $40,008,511
    $ 41,495,698
    $39,236,112
    $43,838,923
    $45,003,331 $46,892,593
    Drinking and Eating Places
    $75,066,098
    $78,282,169
    $ 75,349,512
    $72,904,879
    $76,762,555
    $78,242,542 $83,648,067
    Apparel
    $71,467,647
    $71,440,504
    $ 67,655,853
    $60,515,785
    $64,159,813
    $66,190,721 $69,836,890
    Furniture & H.H. & Radio
    $101,760,477
    $95,539,311
    $ 76,385,428
    $60,848,114
    $66,974,643
    $68,527,132 $68,134,935
    Lumber, Bldg, Hardware
    $42,737,157
    $41,194,988
    $ 36,099,296
    $32,505,469
    $29,619,452,
    $26,313,392 $27,856,058
    Automotive & Filling Stations
    $15,094,651
    $13,096,175
    $ 9,452,756
    $9,004,783
    $9,647,361
    $9,210,797 $11,078,869
    Drugs & Misc. Retail
    $127,920,576
    $125,069,421
    $ 115,457,719
    $109,892,062
    $114,009,824
    $124,723,621 $130,198,496
    Agriculture & All Others
    $33,518,126
    $31,229,359
    $ 34,430,972
    $27,624,339
    $28,123,749
    $22,468,310 $24,224,477
    Manufacturers
    $7,479,139
    $5,863,021
    $ 5,230,119
    $7,633,476
    $9,028,452
    $8,388,045 $9,836,323
    Total:
    $529,308,576
    $517,275,309
    $ 474,326,413
    $432,924,845
    $455,215,444
    $462,252,858 $485,111,213
    % over last year
    102%
    98%
    92%
    91%
    105%
    102% 105%