Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 7,746 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.4%
 
Males: 3,893  (50.3%)
Females: 3,853  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53147.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,635 (it was $40,924 in 2000)
Lake Geneva:

$41,635
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,548 (it was $21,536 in 2000)

Lake Geneva city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $190,559 (it was $119,100 in 2000)
Lake Geneva:

$190,559
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $237,687; Detached houses: $253,843; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,480; In 2-unit structures: $131,302; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,363; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,279; Mobile homes: $29,281

Median gross rent in 2013: $807.

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  • Races in Lake Geneva, WI (2013)

    Lake Geneva races chart
    • 6,27281.4%White alone
    • 1,36917.8%Hispanic
    • 330.4%Asian alone
    • 180.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.09%Black alone
    • 60.08%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Geneva: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.4%), Irish (9.6%), Polish (9.4%), English (7.3%), Norwegian (3.5%), Italian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Elevation: 889 feet

Land area: 5.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,544 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Geneva,WI real estate house value index trend

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Geneva:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Geneva city:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

886 residents are foreign born (10.8% Latin America).

This city:

11.5%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin as of July 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Geneva to the number of sex offenders is 179 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,827 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,584 (2.2%)

Lake Geneva satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenosha, WI (30.0 miles , pop. 90,352).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (40.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (64.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Como, WI (1.8 miles ), Geneva, WI (1.8 miles ), Linn, WI (2.0 miles ), Lyons, WI (2.1 miles ), Lake Ivanhoe, WI (2.2 miles ), Bloomfield, WI (2.3 miles ), Pell Lake, WI (2.4 miles ), Williams Bay, WI (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $318,500
  • 2006: 35 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $599,200
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $201,600
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $232,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.59 N, Longitude: 88.43 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Enjoyed for Over 100 Years by the Rich & Famous

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,653 (+47.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,562 (40.2%)

Area code: 262

Lake Geneva household income distribution Lake Geneva home values distribution

Crime rates in Lake Geneva by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 26354004012
per 100,000 27.682.340.460.648.70.00.052.10.012.925.9
Robberies 01021023310
per 100,000 0.013.70.024.212.20.023.739.039.012.90.0
Assaults 29101141010321135
per 100,000 27.6123.5134.8133.348.7121.9118.5416.4142.938.864.7
Burglaries 1625242431231122353128
per 100,000 220.7342.9323.5290.8377.6280.4130.4286.3454.6401.0362.4
Thefts 244258211330379375393233225263250
per 100,000 3,365.13,539.12,844.43,998.54,616.94,571.54,658.13,032.32,922.53,401.93,235.8
Auto thefts 1401118474654
per 100,000 193.10.013.5133.397.548.883.052.177.964.751.8
Arson 0N/A100100000
per 100,000 0.0N/A13.50.00.012.20.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.1) 161.4217.5164.5228.5226.8192.9194.7235.9163.2159.9161.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lake Geneva detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 31 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Wisconsin average:

2.23

Lake Geneva tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +798 (+12.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Geneva-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Lake Geneva city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Geneva-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin 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 287.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from Lake 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 262.4 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 320.4 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 286.4 miles away from Lake Geneva center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 277.3 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 Walworth County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Geneva topographic map

Birthplace of: Mary Kirchoff - Book editor, Ryan Mathews (racing driver) - Racing driver.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Geneva:

  • MERCY WALWORTH HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, N2950 STATE ROAD 67)
  • GENEVA LAKE MANOR (211 S CURTIS ST)
  • DAVITA - LAKE GENEVA DIALYSIS (146 E GENEVA SQ)
  • HOME CARE NETWORK (612 WELLS ST STE H)

airports located in Lake Geneva:

See details about airports located in Lake Geneva, WI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Geneva:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 23 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 11,124)
  • McHenry County College (about 24 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • College of Lake County (about 28 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 30 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 30 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)
  • Carroll University (about 31 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • Carthage College (about 32 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)

Public high school in Lake Geneva:

  • BADGER HIGH (Students: 1,466, Location: 220 E SOUTH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Geneva:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lake Geneva:

  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES SCHOOL (Students: 152, Location: 130 W MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • FIRST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 87, Location: 1101 LOGAN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • MOUNT ZION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 47, Location: 2330 HIGHWAY 120, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Lake Geneva

Library in Lake Geneva:

  • LAKE GENEVA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $646,903; Location: 918 W. MAIN ST.; 47,843 books; 8,805 e-books; 7,310 audio materials; 2,264 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 204 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lake Geneva: Lake Geneva Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Hillmoor Country Club (B), Medix Ambulance Services Lake Geneva (C), Lake Geneva Fire Department Station 2 (D), Lake Geneva Fire Department Station 1 (E), Lake Geneva Public Library (F), Lake Geneva Museum (G), Lake Geneva City Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Geneva include: Saint Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church (A), Lake Geneva Bible Chapel (B), First Methodist Church (C), First Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First Baptist Church (G), Church of the Holy Communion (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Pioneer Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Ceylon Lagoon (A), Lake Geneva 36 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lake Geneva include: Elm Park (1), Flatiron Park (2), Maple Park (3), Moss Park (4), Seminary Park (5), Big Foot Beach State Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Geneva Lake Area Museum (255 Mill Street), Big Foot Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 120 Broad Street), INDY 1000 Go KART Track (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1015 East Bloomfield Road), Central Vending Service Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; N3476 County Road H), Lake Geneva Fishing Guide Service (Tours & Charters; N1704 Elm Street).

Hotels: Grand Geneva Resort and Spa (7036 Grand Geneva Way), Best Western Harbor Shores (300 Wrigley Drive), Lawrence House Bed & Breakfast Inn (403 South Lake Shore Drive), Inns of Geneva National (1091 Hidden Cottage Circle), Lakewood Motel (1150 South Wells Street), Alpine Motel (682 South Wells Street), Golden Oaks Mansion (421 Baker Street), Eleven Gables Inn On the Lake (493 Wrigley Drive), Diplomat Budget Host Motel (1060 South Wells Street).

Courts: Geneva Town - Municipal Court Clerk (N3496 Como Road), Brooks Timbers Court (515 South Wells Street).

Walworth 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 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 30.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 73.5% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lake Geneva in 2010:

  • 56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in college/university student housing
29 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lake Geneva (2011 data):

  • Talmer Bank and Trust: Lake Geneva East Branch at 550 Commercial Court, branch established on 1998/12/07; Lake Geneva Branch at 567 Broad Street, branch established on 1989/11/27. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $2,126.7 mil, Deposits: $1,722.6 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: Talmer Bancorp Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Lake Geneva Office at 410 Broad Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Lake Geneva Pick N Save Branch at 100 East Geneva Square, branch established on 2006/05/11. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Guaranty Bank: Lake Geneva Branch at 201 South Edwards Boulevard, branch established on 2004/05/19. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lake Geneva Branch at 426 Center Street, branch established on 1995/05/22. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lake Geneva Branch at 401 Broad Street, branch established on 2003/12/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Community Bank CBD: Lake Geneva Branch at 200 Interchange North, branch established on 2009/06/22. Info updated 2007/10/05: Bank assets: $244.7 mil, Deposits: $195.1 mil, headquarters in Delavan, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Delavan Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lake Geneva Branch at 303 Center Street, branch established on 1884/02/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lake Geneva city (based on Walworth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,8688
Evangelical Protestant13,45151
Mainline Protestant10,56340
Other5845
Black Protestant1221
None57,640-
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: 21
Walworth County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Walworth County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Walworth County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walworth County:

25.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.6%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.1%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Lake Geneva:

28.4
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.5%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.6%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Geneva:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Geneva:

32.5%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Lake Geneva:

53.1%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Geneva:

77.1%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Geneva, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$15,578$46,7342$2,155
Other Government Administration 5$29,510$70,82411$3,121
Judicial and Legal 1$2,730$32,7603$6,811
Police Protection - Officers 25$120,712$57,9420$0
Police - Other 8$31,977$47,9667$3,827
Firefighters 0$0 21$17,617
Streets and Highways 11$45,881$50,0520$0
Sewerage 3$16,353$65,4120$0
Natural Resources 1$3,773$45,2760$0
Water Supply 5$23,889$57,3340$0
Local Libraries 5$16,930$40,63212$15,710
Other and Unallocable 6$22,837$45,67410$8,237
Totals for Government 74$330,170$53,54166$57,478

Lake Geneva government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,326,000 ($171.19)
    Regular Highways: $592,000 ($76.43)
    General Public Buildings: $167,000 ($21.56)
    Parking Facilities: $20,000 ($2.58)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,605,000 ($336.30)
    Sewerage: $1,442,000 ($186.16)
    Regular Highways: $1,165,000 ($150.40)
    Water Utilities: $1,037,000 ($133.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $720,000 ($92.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $533,000 ($68.81)
    Libraries: $392,000 ($50.61)
    Central Staff Services: $391,000 ($50.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $311,000 ($40.15)
    General - Other: $309,000 ($39.89)
    Financial Administration: $294,000 ($37.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $192,000 ($24.79)
    Parking Facilities: $174,000 ($22.46)
    General Public Buildings: $139,000 ($17.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $123,000 ($15.88)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $110,000 ($14.20)
    Natural Resources - Other: $84,000 ($10.84)
    Health - Other: $63,000 ($8.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000 ($35.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $173,000 ($22.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($8.13)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,533,000 ($456.11)

Lake Geneva government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,220,000 ($157.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $643,000 ($83.01)
    Parking Facilities: $641,000 ($82.75)
    All Other: $54,000 ($6.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $252,000 ($32.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $400,000 ($51.64)
    Fines and Forfeits: $234,000 ($30.21)
    Donations From Private Sources: $108,000 ($13.94)
    Special Assessments: $76,000 ($9.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $50,000 ($6.45)
    Rents: $14,000 ($1.81)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($1.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,309,000 ($168.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $695,000 ($89.72)
    Highways: $615,000 ($79.40)
    All Other: $104,000 ($13.43)
  • Tax - Property: $6,161,000 ($795.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $481,000 ($62.10)
    Other License: $171,000 ($22.08)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $106,000 ($13.68)
    NEC: $5,000 ($0.65)

Lake Geneva government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,474,000 ($1223.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,468,000 ($964.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,006,000 ($258.97)

Lake Geneva government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,179,000 ($1185.00)

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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 Waukesha County, WI  0.57% ($39,840 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.49% ($38,941)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.46% ($40,416)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.62% ($27,966 average AGI)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.54% ($42,068)
to Rock County, WI  0.49% ($32,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Geneva:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Geneva:

  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBSD (89.1 FM; BURLINGTON, WI; Owner: BURLINGTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Geneva:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
Lake Geneva fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Lake Geneva fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 11,440Total average daily traffic
  • 734Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,900Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Geneva)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lake Geneva, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Geneva)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lake Geneva)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

LAKE GENEVA UTILITY COMMISSION (Population served: 7,107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2014)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
LAKE COMO SANITARY DIST 1 (Population served: 2,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2008), St Public Notif issued (JUN-26-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
GENEVA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (Population served: 2,043, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
LINN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 504, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2007), St Boil Water Order (DEC-14-2007), St Other (2 times from DEC-17-2007 to FEB-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2007), St Boil Water Order (SEP-18-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUN-21-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2005), St Boil Water Order (SEP-28-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2005)
DELAVAN CLUB CONDOS (Population served: 395, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Nickel. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-16-2012), St Public Notif issued (MAR-29-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE GENEVA INN (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2007), St Boil Water Order (SEP-26-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2007)
LAKELAND COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2013), St Public Notif issued (NOV-08-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2013), St Boil Water Order (SEP-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2013), St Public Notif issued (SEP-17-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2013)
SHIFTERS (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013), St Boil Water Order (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif issued (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • MARS RESTAURANT & RESORT (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROTE OIL & DOUSMAN TRANSPORT CO (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ZENDA TAP (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAZY CLOUD INN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OWL TAVERN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STERLINGWORTH CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 51
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Lake Geneva

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Geneva, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin:

  • Timber Ridge Lodge, 7020 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147 , Phone: (866) 636-4502, Fax: (262) 248-9840
  • Bella Vista Suites Hotel, 335 Wrigley Dr, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147 , Phone: (262) 248-2100, Fax: (262) 248-2125
  • Comfort Suites, 300 E Main St, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147 , Phone: (262) 248-2300, Fax: (262) 248-4300
  • The Cove Of Lake Geneva, 111 Center St, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147 , Phone: (262) 249-9460, Fax: (262) 249-1532
  • Holiday Inn Club Vacations At Lake Geneva Resort, 7037 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147 , Phone: (866) 915-4224
  • Inns Of Geneva National, 1091 Hidden Cottage Cir, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147 , Phone: (262) 245-4000
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Lake Geneva, WI
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Burger King1New Balance1
Caribou Coffee1Nike5
Chevrolet1OfficeMax1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
FedEx5T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Target1
Home Depot1True Value1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul1
Jones New York2UPS5
KFC1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets4YMCA1
Maurices1

Lake Geneva compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lake Geneva on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
There are 60 pilots and 35 other airmen in this city.
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