Livability Score

81
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities B

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Entertainment (7) A+
Geneseo Historical Museum
Museum
Unknown Name
Museum
Geneseo Theater
Cinema
Lee's Lanes Bowling Alley
Bowling Alley
Lee's Lanes Bowling Alley
Bowling Alley
Richmond Hill Players
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Food and Drink (22) A-
VFW
Bar
VFW
Bar
Barney's Korner Bar & Grill
Bar
Barney's Korner Bar & Grill
Bar
Trackside Liquor
Alcohol
Trackside Liquor
Alcohol
Leamen's Bar & Grill
Bar
Leamen's Bar & Grill
Bar
Geneseo Donut Shop
Fast Food
Geneseo Donut Shop
Fast Food
Raelyn's Pub & Eatery
Bar
Raelyn's Pub & Eatery
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Great Revivalist Brew Lab
Bar
Culver's
Fast Food
Sweet Peas Bar & Grill
Bar
Subway
Fast Food
Hardee's
Fast Food
Hardee's
Fast Food
Fitness (4) B
Geneseo Community Center
Community Centre
Geneseo Community Center
Community Centre
Fitness Premier
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
Groceries (4) F
Fareway
Grocery Store
Fareway
Grocery Store
Hy-Vee Dollar Fresh
Grocery Store
Hy-Vee Dollar Fresh
Grocery Store
Parks (34) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Geneseo City Park
Park
Geneseo City Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
G E Holting Park
Park
Anderson Memorial Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
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Playground
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Playground
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Playground
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Playground
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Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (14) D-
Geneseo Antique Mall
Furniture
Geneseo Antique Mall
Furniture
Tim's Barber Shop
Hairdresser
Tim's Barber Shop
Hairdresser
Mega Tan
Beauty
Mega Tan
Beauty
Dollar General
Discount Store
Hair 4 U
Hairdresser
Chicago Street Decortaing Center
Interior Decoration
Chicago Street Decortaing Center
Interior Decoration
CJ Nails
Beauty
Verizon
Electronics
Walmart
Department Store
Casey's General Store
Convenience Store
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Geneseo.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.0%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Geneseo is 92/100 - which is 5% lower than Illinois.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D+
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crime B+

Geneseo crime rates are 1,433 per 100k, which is 27% lower than Illinois
Property Crime
1,202 crimes per 100k
B+
Violent Crime
231 crimes per 100k
B+
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employment B-

The median income in Geneseo is $56,211 - which is 5% lower than Illinois.
Med. Household Income
$56,211
D
Unemployment Rate
1.1%
A+
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health A+

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (8)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Geneseo Fire Department
Fire Station
Geneseo Police Department
Police
Geneseo Police Department
Police
Unknown Name
Dentist
Unknown Name
Dentist
Unknown Name
Dentist
Unknown Name
Dentist
Hammond-Henry Hospital
Hospital
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
D+
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housing A+

Geneseo home prices are $156,400 - which is 11% lower than Illinois
Home Price
$156,400
C-
Home Appreciation Rate
11%
B+
Home Affordability
2.8x (home price to income ratio)
A-
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schools D+

The Geneseo graduation rate is 90% - which is 7% higher than Illinois
School Test Scores
34%
F
High School Grad. Rates
90%
A-
Elementary Schools (4) D-
Northside Elem School
Southwest Elem School
Millikin Elem School
Geneseo Middle School
High Schools (1) F
Geneseo High School
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ratings A+

Geneseo has an overall rating of 100% from 3 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A+
User Surveys (2)
From AreaVibes
A+
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Perfect City 5 rating By The__Illusive__Man ( Mar 19, 2015) Geneseo is a small town along Interstate 80. Geneseo has a very small crime rate, but enough infrastructure to live comfortably. Geneseo has some very nice stores (especially Fareway), a hospital, it's own High School, and many nice areas.

Geneseo has a variety of stores. The b
...Read More est store in town for groceries is Fareway, located right along US Route 6. Geneseo also has a Walmart, but Geneseo's Walmart is much nicer than one would expect. Also in Geneseo, there is a McDonald's, a Hardee's, a Culver's, a Pizza Hut, several BP gas stations, a Shell or two, two Casey's general store locations, and several other restaurants and gas stations.

Hammond-Henry Hospital, located on the northern edge of Geneseo, is not OSF Saint Francais, but is still a good, safe hospital. If one needs something that Hammond-Henry does not offer, then the Quad Cities are very close-about a fifteen minute drive (following speed limits).

Geneseo's High School does very well in almost every sport and club, but often has to travel a ways for away games/meets (such as L/P, Ottawa, Sterling, etc). The downside to Geneseo's High School are the students from other towns.

As said above, Geneseo is also close to the Quad Cities, which has just about everything, but is far enough away to stay out of the crap that one would get in a larger area. Yes, many people might consider people from Geneseo to be "arrogant," but the residents just do not want crap. How can you blame them? Just follow the laws, try to stay out of trouble, and do not make yourself into an outcast. If you follow those things, then you will be fine.

To summarize this whole review: Geneseo is a GREAT town. Read Less
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B Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Geneseo? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Geneseo City Park
Geneseo City Park
Unknown Name
G E Holting Park
Anderson Memorial Park
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Geneseo Historical Museum
Unknown Name
Geneseo Theater
Lee's Lanes Bowling Alley
Lee's Lanes Bowling Alley
Richmond Hill Players
Unknown Name

Food & Drink

VFW
VFW
Barney's Korner Bar & Grill
Barney's Korner Bar & Grill
Trackside Liquor
Trackside Liquor
Leamen's Bar & Grill
Leamen's Bar & Grill

F Commute

Is public transit available in Geneseo? Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Geneseo.
Drive to Work
90%

13% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
1%

2% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Geneseo a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Hammond-Henry Hospital

Pharmacies

Doctors

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