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Population in 2012: 265 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 

Males: 126  (47.7%)
Females: 139  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  52.8 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67444.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,786 (it was $20,795 in 2000)
Geneseo:

$38,786
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,459

Geneseo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $27,164 (it was $18,000 in 2000)
Geneseo:

$27,164
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $39,378; Detached houses: $36,831; Mobile homes: $60,538

Median gross rent in 2012: $463.

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  • White alone - 249 (93.3%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (2.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Geneseo: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.8%), Irish (14.9%), English (8.6%), United States (8.0%), Swedish (2.9%), Dutch (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1750 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 461 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Geneseo:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Geneseo city:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

17 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.6% Oceania).

This city:  5.3%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Geneseo, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Geneseo to the number of sex offenders is 265 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $850 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $278 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (72.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (402.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Frederick, KS (2.5 miles) , Lorraine, KS (3.1 miles) , Little River, KS (3.4 miles ), Lyons, KS (3.5 miles ), Bushton, KS (3.6 miles ), Kanopolis, KS (3.7 miles ), Holyrood, KS (3.8 miles ), Chase, KS (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 98.16 W

Area code: 620

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Crime rates in Geneseo (2010):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 266.4)

Crime rates in Geneseo (2011):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 259.9)

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -108 (-28.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Geneseo-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Geneseo city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Geneseo-area historical earthquake activity is below Kansas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from Geneseo center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from Geneseo center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rice County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Geneseo:

  • SANDSTONE HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LITTLE RIVER, KS)
  • HOSPITAL DISTRICT #1 OF RICE COUNTY (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; LYONS, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LYONS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LYONS, KS)

Airports located in Geneseo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Geneseo:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 34 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 69 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Wichita State University (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 85 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Kansas State University (about 97 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Emporia State University (about 108 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 118 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)

Library in Geneseo:

  • GENESEO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,428; Location: 725 MAIN STREET; 2,229 books; 142 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Geneseo: Geneseo Fire Department (A), Geneseo Public Library (B), Geneseo City Hall (C), Geneseo Senior Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Geneseo: Geneseo United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Rice County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Geneseo and their reported violations in the past:

GENESEO, CITY OF (Population served: 271, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-10-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and MAY-18-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-1994)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.1%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Geneseo, KS

Geneseo compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Geneseo (2011 data):

  • BANK VI: Geneseo Branch at Silver And Main Streets, branch established on 2005/12/12. Info updated 2009/12/08: Bank assets: $67.9 mil, Deposits: $46.2 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Sixth Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Geneseo travel time to work - commute


Geneseo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Geneseo city (based on Rice County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.62%
Here58.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents37.1%17.6%11.2%8.3%7.2%
Congregations25.0%12.5%12.5%3.1%9.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Mennonite ChurchLutheran ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents5.3%3.4%2.7%1.7%5.5%
Congregations6.3%3.1%3.1%3.1%21.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Rice County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Rice County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Rice County:

28.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

23.8%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$875
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$90
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$125
Firefighters 0$0 20$300
Water Supply 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$325
Totals for Government 1$2,000$24,00030$1,715

Geneseo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $62,000 ($233.96)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($94.34)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($64.15)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($45.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($41.51)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($18.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($11.32)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($7.55)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($7.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($15.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,000 ($132.08)

Geneseo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($41.51)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($30.19)
    All Other: $3,000 ($11.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($15.09)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($116.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($37.74)
    General Support: $5,000 ($18.87)
  • Tax - Property: $51,000 ($192.45)
    Total General Sales: $14,000 ($52.83)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($45.28)

Geneseo government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $97,000 ($366.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $95,000 ($358.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($7.55)

Geneseo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $118,000 ($445.28)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($11.32)

5.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Reno County, KS  1.17% ($26,268 average AGI)
from McPherson County, KS  0.40% ($39,929)
from Barton County, KS  0.31% ($40,182)


7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Reno County, KS  1.82% ($27,938 average AGI)
to Barton County, KS  0.48% ($16,000)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.42% ($30,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Geneseo:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Geneseo:

  • KXKU (106.1 FM; LYONS, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA B/CING, INC.)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGG (94.7 FM; STERLING, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Geneseo:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Geneseo)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • S Main St (Lat: 38.503889 Lon: -98.060056), Call Sign: WRD915, Licensee ID: L00024593
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/08/1998, Expiration Date: 10/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2002
    Registrant: Lorraine Grain Fuel & Stock Co, South Main St Box 20, Lorraine, KS 67459

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0FZI, Licensee ID: L00843898
    Grant Date: 04/09/2004, Expiration Date: 05/24/2014
    Registrant: Devin L Gray, 1855 25th Road, Geneseo, KS 67444
  • Call Sign: KL7IVQ
    Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006
    Registrant: Scott A Behnke, 400 9th St, Geneseo, KS 67444


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Geneseo, KS

Most common first names in Geneseo, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1074.9 years
William876.9 years
Robert673.2 years
Mary679.8 years
Charles578.6 years
Dorothy487.5 years
Frank470.5 years
Arthur474.3 years
George476.8 years
Louise383.0 years
Most common last names in Geneseo, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gustus1166.0 years
Gray775.6 years
Smith772.5 years
Alexander584.4 years
Martin574.6 years
Droegemeier474.7 years
Ontjes471.1 years
Goodwin476.5 years
Kratzer468.0 years
Handlin479.2 years

Geneseo on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #48 (67444) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Celtic first ancestries"
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