Income/capita 33%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 14%
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IndexGenevaNew YorkNational
Income per capita$19,844$34,212$29,829
Median household income$37,975$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,938$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,638$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$19,709$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$10,897$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level21.7%15.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Geneva is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Geneva is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Geneva is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Geneva is 44% higher than the national average

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      Geneva employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.8%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector16.4%3.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%0.8%
      Wholesale & retail services17.9%11.3%
      Public administration4.6%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%0.6%
      Education, health & social services19.3%56.2%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Aurora, NY693$75,62536.7%
      Port Gibson, NY473$63,27214.4%
      Gorham, NY621$60,7589.8%
      Shortsville, NY1,361$57,7884.5%
      Dresden, NY446$56,0421.3%
      Geneva, NY13,136$37,97531.4%

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      Meadville, PA13,134$34,82637.0%
      Palmetto, FL13,138$42,04724.0%
      Western Springs, IL13,133$147,361166.4%
      Coatesville, PA13,132$36,21234.5%
      Ridge, NY13,129$63,08114.0%
      Geneva, NY13,136$37,97531.4%
      Source: The Geneva, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).