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Encyclopedia > Geneva, Illinois
Geneva, Illinois county = Kane township = Geneva
Location within the Chicago metropolitan area. The Chicago metropolitan area.
Incorporated City in 1835.
County; State [[{{{county}}} County, Illinois

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Township [[{{{township}}} Township, {{{county}}} County, Illinois

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Government Council-manager
Mayor Eric Acoin

pop = 19,515 The council-manager government is one of two main variations of representative municipal government in the United States. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ...

Population (2000) {{{pop}}} (up 21.77% from 1990)
Pop. density 316.5/km² (820.2/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60134
Area code 630
Land area 22.2 km² (8.6 mi²)
Income Per capita:   $33,026
Household: $77,299
Home value Mean:    $??
Median: $217,900 (2000)
Website www.geneva.il.us
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
96.50% 1.02% 2.77% 1.25% 0.03% 0.06% 11.14%

Geneva is an affluent suburb of Chicago located in extreme eastern Kane County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 19,515. It is the county seat of Kane CountyGR6. Geneva is a popular tourist destination with its scenic location along the Fox River and numerous shops and restaurants. Geneva is located along the Union Pacific/West line of the Metra commuter rail system which provides frequent service to downtown Chicago, 36 miles away. There is an extensive bike trail system in Geneva including portions of the Fox River Trail and the Illinois Prairie Path. Geneva has an active historical society, the Geneva History Center, located in downtown Geneva. Geneva is part of a tri-city area, along with St. Charles and Batavia. The area is currently experiencing a high level of population growth as Chicago's urban sprawl spreads farther west. Once considered one of Chicago's farthest west suburbs, Geneva is now becoming less so as farther west suburban locales such as La Fox and Elburn quickly develop. 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The percent sign. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Mr. ... 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Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed January 16, 1836 Seat Geneva Area  - Total  - Water 1,357 km² (524 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed January 16, 1836 Seat Geneva Area  - Total  - Water 1,357 km² (524 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Fox Valley (Illinois). ... The Union Pacific/West (UP-W) is a commuter rail line provided by Metra and operated by the Union Pacific Railroad in Chicago, Illinois and its surrounding suburbs. ... Metra (officially the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation) is Chicagolands commuter rail system, serving over 200 stations on 11 lines across the Regional Transportation Authoritys six-county service area (Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties) providing over 67 million rides annually. ... A Connex commuter train stands by the platform in Melbourne, Australia Regional rail systems, or commuter rail systems, usually provide a rail service through a central business district area into suburbs or other locations that draw large numbers of people on a daily basis. ... The Loop is what locals call the historical center of downtown Chicago. ... St. ... Batavia is a city in Kane County, Illinois. ... Urban sprawl (also: suburban sprawl) is the spreading out of a city and its suburbs over rural land at the fringe of an urban area. ...


The city is home to the Kane County Cougars baseball club of the Midwest League. Oakland Athletics American League AAA Sacramento River Cats AA Midland RockHounds A Stockton Ports Kane County Cougars Vancouver Canadians R Phoenix Athletics The Kane County Cougars are a Class A minor league baseball team, affiliated with the Oakland Athletics, that plays in the Midwest League. ... The Midwest League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the Midwestern United States. ...

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Education

Geneva School District 304 Includes the Following Schools:


Elementary Education Schools: Harrison Street Elementary School, Coaltrap Elementary School, Heartland Elementary School, Mill Creek School, Western Avenue Elementary School.


Middle Schools: Geneva Middle School South, Geneva Middle School North


High Schools: Geneva Community High School


Geography

Geneva is located at 41°53'9" North, 88°18'42" West (41.885722, -88.311771)GR1, 36 miles west of downtown Chicago.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 22.2 km² (8.6 mi²). 21.8 km² (8.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.10% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 19,515 people, 6,718 households, and 5,186 families residing in the city. The population density is 895.9/km² (2,321.4/mi²). There are 6,895 housing units at an average density of 316.5/km² (820.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 96.50% White, 1.02% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.58% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 2.77% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 6,718 households out of which 45.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.0% are married couples living together, 6.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.8% are non-families. 19.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.85 and the average family size is 3.31. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 99.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $77,299, and the median income for a family is $88,852. Males have a median income of $65,103 versus $38,520 for females. The per capita income for the city is $33,026. 2.2% of the population and 1.6% of families are below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Notable Natives

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External links

City of Geneva Homepage


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Flag of Illinois Municipalities and Communities of Kane County, Illinois
(County Seat: Geneva)
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Cities, Towns and Villages Algonquin | Aurora | Barrington Hills | Batavia | Big Rock | Burlington | Campton Hills | Carpentersville | East Dundee | Elburn | Elgin | Geneva | Gilberts | Hampshire | Huntley | Kaneville | Lily Lake | Maple Park | Montgomery | North Aurora | Pingree Grove | St. Charles | Sleepy Hollow | South Elgin | Sugar Grove | Virgil | Wayne | West Dundee
Townships Aurora | Batavia | Big Rock | Blackberry | Burlington | Campton | Dundee | Elgin | Geneva | Hampshire | Kaneville | Plato | Rutland | St. Charles | Sugar Grove | Virgil
Points of Interest Fox River | Golden Corridor | Great Western Trail | Illinois Prairie Path | Illinois Technology and Research Corridor
Higher Education Aurora University | Elgin Community College | Judson College | National-Louis University | Waubonsee Community College
Hospitals Delnor Hospital | Provena Mercy Hospital | Provena Saint Joseph Hospital | Rush-Copley Medical Center | Sherman Hospital
Transportation Aurora Airport | Pace | Metra | US-20 | US-30 | US-34 | IL-25 | IL-31 | IL-38 | IL-47 | IL-56 | IL-64 | I-88 | I-90 | Prairie Parkway

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History of Geneva, Illinois (1715 words)
Geneva is situated in the Fox River valley.
Geneva was selected as the new county seat in 1836.
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Located in Southeast Nebraska, Geneva is the county seat, served by U.S. Highway 81 and Nebraska State Highway 41.
Geneva is located 50 miles east of Hastings, NE; 65 miles west of Lincoln, NE; 70 miles southeast of Grand Island, NE; and 35 miles north of the Kansas border.
Geneva's roots go back to 1871 when the first post office was established.
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