Genoa, IL Population

Population: 4,169. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,671 (+12.0% change)
Males: 2,058 (49.4%), Females: 2,111 (50.6%)

DeKalb County

Zip code: 60135

Median resident age: 31.5 years
Median household income: $48,125
Median house value: $120,700

Races in Genoa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.1%)
  • Hispanic (10.7%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (29.8%), Irish (16.2%), English (10.2%), Polish (7.3%), Italian (7.0%), United States (5.7%).

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Genoa

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Genoa city

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

8.4% Foreign born (7.3% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +867 (+26.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Genoa:

  • VENCOR HOSPITAL SYCAMORE (about 8 miles; SYCAMORE, IL)
  • KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; DEKALB, IL)
  • NORTHWEST SUBURBAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; BELVIDERE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Genoa:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 28 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • ROCK CO (about 43 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 56 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Genoa:

  • DE KALB TAYLOR MUNI (about 13 miles; DE KALB, IL; Abbreviation: DKB)
  • POPLAR GROVE (about 18 miles; POPLAR GROVE, IL; Abbreviation: C77)
  • DACY (about 22 miles; HARVARD, IL; Abbreviation: 0C0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Genoa:

  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 44 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
Public high school in Genoa:

  • GENOA-KINGSTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 448; Location: 980 PARK AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Genoa:

  • FIRST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: 316 N SYCAMORE ST; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Genoa:

  • GENOA-KINGSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 941 W MAIN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DAVENPORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 123 W 1ST ST; Grades: PK – 01)
  • GENOA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: 602 E HILL STREET; Grades: 04 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Genoa:

  • GENOA P.L.D. (Operating income: $135,074; Location: 232 WEST MAIN STREET; 18,894 books; 299 audio materials; 254 video materials; 62 serial subscriptions)

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