Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$32,169$31,502$29,829
Median household income$56,211$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,047$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$51,890$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,290$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.5%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Geneseo is 8% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Geneseo is 2% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Geneseo is 76% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Geneseo is 63% lower than the national average

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      $37,470 $56,211 $112,422
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Geneseo median earnings by income bracket

      Geneseo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.0%9.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.3%10.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services16.6%16.6%
      Public administration10.5%10.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.6%11.6%
      Education, health & social services21.0%21.0%

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      Le Claire, IA3,969$78,53442.0%
      Hillsdale, IL531$75,62536.7%
      Geneseo, IL6,566$56,2111.6%

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      Rossford, OH6,567$74,01033.8%
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      Geneseo, IL6,566$56,2111.6%
      Source: The Geneseo, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).