Geneseo, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 267 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 149  (56.1%)
Females: 118  (43.9%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67444.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,305 (it was $20,795 in 2000)
Geneseo:

$39,305
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,952 (it was $21,998 in 2000)

Geneseo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $29,900 (it was $18,000 in 2000)
Geneseo:

$29,900
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $47,812; Detached houses: $40,279; Mobile homes: $91,877

Median gross rent in 2013: $615.

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  • Races in Geneseo, KS (2010)

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    • 24993.3%White alone
    • 114.1%Hispanic
    • 72.6%Two or more races

Races in Geneseo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Geneseo: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.2%), Irish (15.7%), United States (11.4%), English (10.2%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1750 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 464 people per square mile   (low).

Geneseo,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Geneseo:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Geneseo city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $850 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $275 (1.1%)

Geneseo satellite photo by USGS

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

Geneseo household income distribution Geneseo home values distribution

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)

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.6%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -108 (-28.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Geneseo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Geneseo, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Geneseo-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 106% 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 near Kansas state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.6 miles away from Geneseo center
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 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 406.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 283.4 miles away from Geneseo center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 378.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 7, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Geneseo:

  • SANDSTONE HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LITTLE RIVER, KS)
  • HOSPITAL DISTRICT #1 OF RICE COUNTY Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; LYONS, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LYONS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LYONS, KS)
  • LYONS GOOD SAMARITAN CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LYONS, KS)

Airports located in Geneseo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Geneseo:

  • Barton County Community College (about 33 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 34 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 69 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Newman University (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 74 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

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: 265, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2009)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% 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

Geneseo compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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.

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.7
Kansas average:

11.3

Geneseo travel time to work - commute Geneseo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,24418
Evangelical Protestant1,34413
Catholic1,1003
Black Protestant2452
Other4-
None4,146-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$34
Other Government Administration 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$886
Streets and Highways 1$1,816$21,7920$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 2$3,587$21,5223$1,320

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $62,000 ($232.21)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($93.63)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($63.67)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($44.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($41.20)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($18.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($11.24)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($7.49)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($7.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($14.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,000 ($131.09)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($41.20)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($29.96)
    All Other: $3,000 ($11.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($14.98)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($116.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($37.45)
    General Support: $5,000 ($18.73)
  • Tax - Property: $51,000 ($191.01)
    Total General Sales: $14,000 ($52.43)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($44.94)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $97,000 ($363.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $95,000 ($355.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($7.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $118,000 ($441.95)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($11.24)

6.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Reno County, KS  1.68% ($26,458 average AGI)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.54% ($26,842)
from Barton County, KS  0.48% ($26,588)


6.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Reno County, KS  1.27% ($31,622 average AGI)
to McPherson County, KS  0.54% ($30,368)
to Barton County, KS  0.48% ($18,706)

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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