Genoa, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 5,223 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.3%
Males: 2,646  (50.7%)
Females: 2,577  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  32.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60135, 60145.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,691 (it was $48,125 in 2000)
Genoa:

$53,691
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,624 (it was $19,239 in 2000)

Genoa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $155,773 (it was $117,200 in 2000)
Genoa:

$155,773
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $174,357; Detached houses: $186,597; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,696; In 2-unit structures: $130,642; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,251; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,536; Mobile homes: $25,704

Median gross rent in 2013: $734.

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  • Races in Genoa, IL (2010)

    Genoa races chart
    • 4,28982.6%White alone
    • 78415.1%Hispanic
    • 551.1%Two or more races
    • 360.7%Black alone
    • 230.4%Asian alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Genoa: 101.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.2%), Irish (15.0%), Polish (10.5%), English (5.2%), Italian (4.2%), Swedish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/14/1876

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 2,730 people per square mile   (average).

Genoa,IL real estate house value index trend

Genoa, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Genoa:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Genoa city:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

346 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

6.0%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Genoa, Illinois as of May 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Genoa to the number of sex offenders is 864 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,577 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,428 (2.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elgin, IL (21.2 miles , pop. 94,487).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (55.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kingston, IL (1.9 miles ), Sycamore, IL (2.8 miles ), Kirkland, IL (2.8 miles ), Burlington, IL (2.8 miles ), Hampshire, IL (2.9 miles ), Garden Prairie, IL (3.3 miles ), Marengo, IL (3.4 miles ), DeKalb, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2000: 49 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $260,300
  • 2006: 58 buildings, average cost: $232,200
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $240,200
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $286,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $189,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 88.69 W

Area code: 815

Genoa household income distribution Genoa home values distribution

Crime rates in Genoa by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.021.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0033431042434
per 100,000 0.00.065.865.485.662.920.00.077.138.477.357.977.1
Robberies 0000000012000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.338.40.00.00.0
Assaults 1175404001432
per 100,000 24.022.6153.5109.185.60.080.00.00.019.277.357.938.6
Burglaries 9991518676351098
per 100,000 215.9203.1197.3327.2385.4125.7140.0117.657.896.0193.2173.6154.2
Thefts 1151159772724861513646463636
per 100,000 2,758.52,594.82,126.71,570.31,541.41,005.71,220.0999.8693.6883.1888.9694.3694.0
Auto thefts 3321312214200
per 100,000 72.067.743.921.864.221.040.039.219.376.838.60.00.0
Arson 0001000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.021.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 141.6133.2193.3213.6186.7105.197.653.5104.998.1134.8101.8112.4

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Crime rate in Genoa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Illinois average:

3.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +867 (+26.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Genoa, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Genoa-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Genoa city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Genoa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 255.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.2 miles away from Genoa 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 230.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 288.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 254.3 miles away from Genoa center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 244.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Genoa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Genoa:

  • GENESIS HOUSE (350 SYCAMORE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Genoa:

  • THC CHICAGO INC DBA KINDRED HOSP (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SYCAMORE, IL)
  • BETHESDA LUTHERAN-SYCAMORE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SYCAMORE, IL)
  • BETHANY HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DEKALB, IL)
  • OAK CREST (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DEKALB, IL)
  • DAVITA - SYCAMORE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SYCAMORE, IL)
  • DEKALB COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DEKALB, IL)
  • DEKALB COUNTY REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DEKALB, IL)

airports located in Genoa:

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Amtrak station near Genoa:

  • 19 miles: ROCKFORD (7559 WALTON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Genoa:

  • Northern Illinois University (about 12 miles; Dekalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,126)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 15 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Elgin Community College (about 20 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • McHenry County College (about 21 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Rock Valley College (about 22 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 24 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Aurora University (about 30 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)

Public high school in Genoa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Genoa:

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Library in Genoa:

  • GENOA PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $190,052; Location: 232 WEST MAIN STREET; 23,579 books; 846 audio materials; 1,273 video materials; 2 state licensed databases; 83 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Genoa: Genoa - Kingston Fire Protection District Station 2 (A), Genoa - Kingston Fire Protection District Station 1 (B), Genoa - Kingston Ambulance (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Genoa include: Faith Tabernacle Church (A), Faith United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Genoa (C), Foursquare Gospel Church (D), Saint Catherine Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Genoa Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.53
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.2%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.7% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Genoa, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Genoa (2011 data):

  • Resource Bank, National Association: Genoa Branch at 310 Highway 23, branch established on 1994/07/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $344.9 mil, Deposits: $293.7 mil, headquarters in Dekalb, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Resource Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens First National Bank: Genoa Branch at 327 West Main Street, branch established on 1930/05/01. Info updated 2007/05/29: Bank assets: $1,031.8 mil, Deposits: $917.3 mil, headquarters in Princeton, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Princeton National Bancorp, Inc.
  • The National Bank & Trust Company of Sycamore: Genoa Branch at 601 Pearson Drive, branch established on 2003/11/04. Info updated 2006/05/11: Bank assets: $589.8 mil, Deposits: $516.0 mil, headquarters in Sycamore, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Ni Bancshares Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Illinois average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Genoa city (based on DeKalb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,4476
Mainline Protestant14,71937
Evangelical Protestant9,84349
Other4,26712
Orthodox4001
Black Protestant1821
None56,302-
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: 13
DeKalb County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
DeKalb County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
DeKalb County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

26.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Genoa:

48.7%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.7%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Genoa:

10.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Genoa:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Genoa:

33.1%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Genoa:

56.7%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Genoa:

79.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Genoa, IL Residents
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 1$3,184$38,2081$1,169
Other Government Administration 1$4,184$50,2080$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$37,297$74,5945$4,523
Police - Other 1$3,480$41,76011$3,334
Streets and Highways 3$15,102$60,4082$2,063
Sewerage 2$7,749$46,4940$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 1$199
Water Supply 2$10,116$60,6961$1,605
Totals for Government 16$81,112$60,83421$12,893

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($37.91)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($9.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000 ($8.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $786,000 ($150.49)
    Water Utilities: $394,000 ($75.44)
    Financial Administration: $307,000 ($58.78)
    Regular Highways: $302,000 ($57.82)
    Sewerage: $212,000 ($40.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $204,000 ($39.06)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($24.12)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $24,000 ($4.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $76,000 ($14.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $888,000 ($170.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $88,000 ($16.85)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $356,000 ($68.16)
    All Other: $202,000 ($38.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $330,000 ($63.18)
    Interest Earnings: $125,000 ($23.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $418,000 ($80.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $672,000 ($128.66)
    Highways: $115,000 ($22.02)
  • Tax - Property: $388,000 ($74.29)
    Public Utilities: $321,000 ($61.46)
    NEC: $71,000 ($13.59)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,475,000 ($282.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,350,000 ($258.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $125,000 ($23.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,219,000 ($616.31)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($0.77)

6.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Illinois average:

4.45%

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 Kane County, IL  1.16% ($34,066 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  1.03% ($24,568)
from DuPage County, IL  0.50% ($31,708)


8.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($483 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.30% ($29,187 average AGI)
to Kane County, IL  1.20% ($41,188)
to DuPage County, IL  0.62% ($36,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Genoa:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLBK (1360 AM; 1 kW; DEKALB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Genoa:

  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WZCH (103.9 FM; DUNDEE, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJKL (94.3 FM; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Genoa:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
Genoa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Genoa fatal accident list:

Jul 17, 2008 03:40 PM, Sr-72, Lat: 42.08835, Lon: -88.60104, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 28, 2007 02:09 AM, Sr-72, Lat: 42.09781, Lon: -88.70378, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 1993 08:59 PM, 72, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 15,500Total average daily traffic
  • 1,550Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Genoa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Police Station 117 Emmet Ave (Lat: 42.099472 Lon: -88.698972), Call Sign: KNHX253
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.070 MHzGrant Date: 11/14/2013, Expiration Date: 12/06/2023Registrant: Nicomm, LLC, 2235 Gateway Dr, Sycamore, IL 60178, Phone: (815) 758-0661
  • 1/8 Mi E Of N State Rd On Melms Rd (Lat: 42.139194 Lon: -88.695083), Call Sign: KNFG619
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHzGrant Date: 01/17/1997, Expiration Date: 03/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Scherer, Robert:scherer, Karen, Box 115 Rr 1 Melms Rd, Genoa, IL 60135, Phone: (815) 784-2263
  • 704 E Main Street (Lat: 42.095278 Lon: -88.682778), Call Sign: WQBB707
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)Grant Date: 09/15/2004, Expiration Date: 09/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2014, Certifier: Beth CotnerRegistrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • West Genoa SWITCH, Along Cp Rail Tracks - Chicago Sub. Mi. 58.8 (315m E Of Eureka St X Cp Rail Trac (Lat: 42.099083 Lon: -88.683833), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQWE796
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.085 MHzGrant Date: 08/03/2015, Expiration Date: 08/03/2025, Certifier: Celina KawasimaRegistrant: Dakota Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation, 120 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (403) 319-6007, Email:
  • Lukens HBD, Freeport Sub, Lukens Hbd, Mp 57.57, 150ft W Int Lukens Rd And Xing (Lat: 42.063250 Lon: -88.631861), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 2.8 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WQWZ984
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.755 MHz, 160.920 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2016, Expiration Date: 01/11/2026, Certifier: Theodore KalickRegistrant: Cn, 601 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., North Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 347-7196, Fax: (202) 347-8237, Email:
  • MO - L1, Lat: 42.099111 Lon: -88.716333, Call Sign: WQXI564
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.085 MHz, 161.370 MHz, 161.520 MHz, 160.770 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2016, Expiration Date: 03/15/2026, Certifier: Celina KawasimaRegistrant: Dakota Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation, 1010 Shop Road, St Paul, MN 55106, Phone: (403) 319-6007, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Genoa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: KOLB AIRCRAFT CO ULTRASTAR (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503DCSI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2613M , Serial Number: 069, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Garsse James A Van, 114 Stiles St Unit 2, Genoa, IL 60135
  • Aircraft: CRISMAN HARRY L ONEX (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AEROVEE 2.1 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 426HC , Serial Number: ONX0103, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 08/12/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Harry L Crisman, 443 N Locust St, Genoa, IL 60135
  • Aircraft: BOEING B75N1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 59472 , Serial Number: 75-4488, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Jon Bertram, 12284 Ridge Rd, Genoa, IL 60135
  • Aircraft: INTERPLANE SKYBOY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 70576 , Serial Number: 44, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 11/04/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Garsse James A Van, 114 Stiles St Apt 2, Genoa, IL 60135
  • Aircraft: LABELLE SKYBOLT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83JL , Serial Number: 1AC, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence J Martin, 33543 N State Rd, Genoa, IL 60135
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89883 , Serial Number: 8928, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher A Beck, 202 Robinson St, Genoa, IL 60135

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$167,1801$113,34010$172,4671$65,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$151,7900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$152,2230$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$257,1700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$105,9200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$181,8701$153,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

  • PIGGLY WIGGLY GENOA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Genoa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Genoa, IL
Most common first names in Genoa, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2675.2 years
Charles1975.3 years
Helen1882.1 years
James1864.0 years
William1673.3 years
Robert1669.1 years
Frank1675.9 years
Mary1584.2 years
George1478.6 years
Donald1475.8 years
Most common last names in Genoa, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1881.7 years
Bennett1471.3 years
Anderson883.5 years
Davis874.4 years
Miller873.5 years
Wahl878.9 years
Awe781.7 years
Wagner770.9 years
Tischler779.6 years
Carlson677.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (11%)
Businesses in Genoa, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Genoa compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Genoa on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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