Geneva, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 164 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 
Males: 82  (50.3%)
Females: 82  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50633

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,643 (it was $33,542 in 2000)
Geneva:

$31,643
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,586 (it was $15,112 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,864 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
Geneva:

$59,864
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $59,202; Detached houses: $59,202

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • White alone - 161 (97.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Geneva: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.5%), Irish (13.0%), Dutch (9.4%), United States (8.9%), English (8.3%), Czech (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/7/1903

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 384 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Geneva:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Geneva city:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $667 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $567 (1.2%)

Geneva satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (42.0 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (157.6 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (285.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hansell, IA (2.4 miles) , Hampton, IA (2.5 miles ), Bradford, IA (2.5 miles) , Ackley, IA (3.1 miles ), Dumont, IA (3.1 miles ), Chapin, IA (3.4 miles) , Iowa Falls, IA (3.6 miles ), Aredale, IA (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 42.68 N, Longitude: 93.13 W

Area code: 641

Geneva household income distribution Geneva home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.9%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-1.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (29%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (23%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (17%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (6%)

Average climate in Geneva, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Geneva-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Geneva city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 tornado 15.5 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Geneva-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 252.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 401.5 miles away from Geneva center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 382.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 332.6 miles away from Geneva center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 292.9 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 Franklin County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Geneva topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Geneva:

  • FRANKLIN GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; HAMPTON, IA)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; HAMPTON, IA)
  • THE PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE OF AC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ACKLEY, IA)
  • SCENIC MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • ELLSWORTH MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • IOWA FALLS MARY GREELEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • HERITAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Geneva:

  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 34 miles; Mason City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,235)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 36 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 45 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Iowa State University (about 53 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 56 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 69 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Riverland Community College (about 70 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)

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Notable locations in Geneva: Geneva Elevator (A), Geneva (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Franklin 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 Geneva and their reported violations in the past:

HANSELL WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: 908 FRONT ST , Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Geneva that have no violations reported:

  • ALEXANDER WATER DEPT (Address: 908 FRONT ST , Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GENEVA WATER WORKS (Address: 908 FRONT ST , Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DORELL DRIVE HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION (Address: 908 FRONT , Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.9%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Geneva compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Geneva (2011 data):

  • Ackley State Bank: Geneva Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1979/12/10. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $124.5 mil, Deposits: $90.0 mil, headquarters in Ackley, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Gnb Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Geneva city (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.64%
Here: 76.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents24.5%19.3%14.3%11.7%10.4%
Congregations35.5%12.9%6.5%9.7%6.5%
NameReformed Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USABaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents6.6%3.4%2.7%2.7%4.4%
Congregations6.5%3.2%3.2%3.2%12.9%
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: 2
Franklin County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Franklin County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Franklin County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.8%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.5%
State:

14.5%
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$500
Water Supply 0$0 1$320
Totals for Government 0$0 2$820

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($109.76)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($60.98)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($42.68)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($30.49)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($24.39)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($12.20)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($12.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($6.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($48.78)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($42.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($85.37)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($6.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($67.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($85.37)
    General Support: $3,000 ($18.29)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($97.56)
    Total General Sales: $8,000 ($48.78)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($6.10)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $309,000 ($1884.15)

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Iowa average:

5.75%

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 Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.73% ($38,276 average AGI)
from Hardin County, IA  0.68% ($25,556)
from Wright County, IA  0.35% ($35,357)


6.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Iowa average:

5.94%

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 Cerro Gordo County, IA  1.05% ($32,548 average AGI)
to Hardin County, IA  0.70% ($30,821)
to Wright County, IA  0.40% ($22,813)

Strongest AM radio stations in Geneva:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KIFG (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Geneva:

  • KLMJ (104.9 FM; HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIFG-FM (95.3 FM; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Geneva:

  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • 522 Ave (Lat: 42.614722 Lon: -93.116944), Type: 30.0, Overall height: 25 m
    Registrant: 5156484821, , 2010 WASHINGTON AVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 42.665278 Lon: -93.112778, Call Sign: WPXW425
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 06/20/2023, Certifier: Jason Reinke
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

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