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Quick Facts
  • Located in Kane County
  • 8.5 square miles
  • Incorporated in 1835
  • County Seat since 1835
  • 2015 Equalized Assessed Value: $921,381,294 

    Population

      2015   2010  2000  1990  1980
     City 21,806   21,495  19,515  12,617  9,881
     County 530,847   515,269  404,119
     317,471  278,405
     Area Labor Force 268,554   271,334  212,454  N/A  N/A
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau

    Income/Households
       City  Kane County  Illinois
     Total Population, 2015 21,806 530,847 12,859,995
     Median HH Income 2015 $97,926 $70,696  $57,574
     Per Captia Income 2015 $44,516  $31,056 $30,494
     Median Home Value 2015 $305,400 $213,200  $173,800
     Households, 2011-2015 7,973 172,479 4,786,388
     Median Rent, 2011-2016 $1,249 $1,011 $907
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau

    Property Valuation for City of Geneva
       2015 Percent  Number of Parcels 
     Commercial $184,600,132
    20% 528
     Farm $2,279,984  .25% 17
     Industrial $45,704,458  5%  133
     Residential $648,704,848  74.5% 8,178
     Railroad $1,671,371   .2%  
     Total Valuation  $918,960,793
     100.00%  9,278
    Source: Tax District EAV Report, Kane County 2016

    Largest Geneva Employers
     Company Name  Product/Service  Employees
     Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital  Hospital  1,650
     Kane County Government
     County Government
     1,260
     Geneva School District #304  School District
     858
     Peacock Engineering 
     Food Manufacturing, Packaging  350
     Burgess-Norton Mfg  Piston Pins, Powder Metal  300
     Johnson Controls  Automotive Battery Production  300
     Houghton Mifflin  Printing Publishing   250
     FONA International  Flavor Manufacturers   250
     Power Packaging  Manufacturer Packaging   200
     Continental Envelope  Envelope Manufacturing    125

  •  SIC Category Tax Collections        
     Category 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
     General Merchandise 134,045 100,257 97,094 100,718 109,667
     Food 468,926 413,039 314,983 392,670 352,645
     Drinking and Eating Places 836,481 864,144 900,958 978,403 1,025,112
     Apparel 698,369 709,123 677,786 650,753 665,041
     Furniture & H.H. & Radio 681,349 696,132 628,864 681,716 671,853
     Lumber, Bldg, Hardware 278,561 314,286 313,325 342,705 358,216
     Automotive & Filling Stations 110,789 116,665 125,651 132,250 96,301
     Drugs & Misc. Retail 1,301,985 1,338,981 1,324,358 1,317,205 1,358,637
     Agriculture & All Others 242,245 229,760 241,596 244,924 304,981
     Manufacturers 98,363 98,089 106,960 128,612 184,518
     All Other SIC Categories 585,442 544,771 571,300 606,503 695,468
     Source: Illinois Department of Revenue