Lake Geneva, WI Population

Population: 7,148. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,223 (+15.0% change)
Males: 3,479 (48.7%), Females: 3,669 (51.3%)

Walworth County

Zip code: 53147

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $40,924
Median house value: $121,200

Races in Lake Geneva:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.7%)
  • Hispanic (14.7%)
  • Other race (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: German (33.8%), Irish (12.8%), English (6.8%), Polish (6.3%), Norwegian (5.0%), Italian (4.5%).

Elevation: 889 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lake Geneva

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Geneva city

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

14.5% Foreign born (10.6% Latin America, 3.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +798 (+12.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lake Geneva:

  • AURORA LAKELAND MEDICAL CTR (about 12 miles; ELKHORN, WI)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CORP OF BURLINGTON (about 12 miles; BURLINGTON, WI)
  • HARVARD COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; HARVARD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lake Geneva:

  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 36 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • ROCK CO (about 42 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 45 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lake Geneva:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Geneva:

  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 26 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 33 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 33 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 36 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)

Schools

Public high schools in Lake Geneva:

  • BADGER HI (Students: 1,280; Location: 220 E SOUTH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BADGER CAREER CAMPUS (Students: 22; Location: 208 SOUTH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lake Geneva:

  • LAKE GENEVA MID (Students: 642; Location: 600 N BLOOMFIELD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CENTRAL – DENISON EL (Students: 544; Location: 900 WISCONSIN ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • STAR CENTER EL (Students: 284; Location: W1380 LAKE GENEVA HIGHWAY; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EASTVIEW EL (Students: 276; Location: 507 SAGE ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TRAVER EL (Students: 140; Location: W3490 COUNTY ROAD BB; Grades: PK – 08)
  • WOODS EL (Students: 139; Location: N2575 SNAKE RD; Grades: PK – 08)
  • REEK EL (Students: 113; Location: W4094 S LAKESHORE DR; Grades: PK – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Lake Geneva:

  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 130 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MOUNT ZION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 2330 HWY 120; Grades: KG – 8)
  • FIRST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 1101 LOGAN STREET; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Lake Geneva:

  • LAKE GENEVA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $578,825; Location: 918 W. MAIN ST.; 40,789 books; 2,698 audio materials; 867 video materials; 181 serial subscriptions)