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Population in 2012: 7,710 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 

Males: 3,759  (48.8%)
Females: 3,951  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53147.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,856 (it was $40,924 in 2000)
Lake Geneva:

$38,856
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,732

Lake Geneva city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $182,194 (it was $119,100 in 2000)
Lake Geneva:

$182,194
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $246,853; Detached houses: $254,690; Townhouses or other attached units: $236,641; In 2-unit structures: $191,893; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $228,843; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $275,553; Mobile homes: $41,383

Median gross rent in 2012: $795.

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  • White alone - 6,220 (81.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,175 (15.3%)
  • Asian alone - 241 (3.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.1%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Geneva: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (27.0%), Irish (9.7%), Polish (9.0%), English (6.5%), Italian (3.4%), Norwegian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Elevation: 889 feet

Land area: 5.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,537 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lake Geneva:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Geneva city:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

904 residents are foreign born

This city:  11.8%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,793 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,419 (1.9%)

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

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: +2,985 (+38.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,539 (41.9%)

Area code: 262

Lake Geneva household income distribution Lake Geneva home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Lake Geneva by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1263540040
per 100,000 13.927.682.340.460.648.70.00.052.10.0
Robberies 1010210233
per 100,000 13.90.013.70.024.212.20.023.739.039.0
Assaults 2291011410103211
per 100,000 27.827.6123.5134.8133.348.7121.9118.5416.4142.9
Burglaries 20162524243123112235
per 100,000 277.8220.7342.9323.5290.8377.6280.4130.4286.3454.6
Thefts 292244258211330379375393233225
per 100,000 4056.13365.13539.12844.43998.54616.94571.54658.13032.32922.5
Auto thefts 614011184746
per 100,000 83.3193.10.013.5133.397.548.883.052.177.9
Arson 10N/A1001000
per 100,000 13.90.0N/A13.50.00.012.20.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.7) 174.6161.1217.1164.2228.1226.4192.6194.3235.4162.9

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 30 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
Wisconsin average:

2.22

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +798 (+12.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Lake Geneva-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 112% 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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from Lake Geneva center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 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/medical centers in Lake Geneva:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Lake Geneva, WI

Airports located in Lake Geneva:


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Local government website: www.cityoflakegeneva.com

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

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 23 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,532)
  • McHenry County College (about 24 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 3,149)
  • College of Lake County (about 27 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 5,779)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 30 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 31 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,732)
  • Carroll University (about 31 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • Carthage College (about 32 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,476)

Private elementary/middle schools in Lake Geneva:

  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 130 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FIRST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 1101 LOGAN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MOUNT ZION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 2330 HWY 120; Grades: KG - 8)
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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
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Geneva and their reported violations in the past:

GENEVA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB (Population served: 1250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2005 and AUG-20-2006, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon & U
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2005 and AUG-20-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between SEP-11-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between AUG-08-2000 and SEP-30-2000, Contaminant: Barium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2001)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
LINN UNITED PRESBYTERIAN (Population served: 504, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2005), St Boil Water Order (SEP-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2005)
LAKE GENEVA RACEWAY (Population served: 208, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
MARS RESORT (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
LAKE GENEVA SUNSET LLC (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-13-1999), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-02-2001 and NOV-01-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2001)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
PIER LLC GROCERY (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2004), St Boil Water Order (NOV-19-2004), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-19-2004 and JAN-14-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HARBOR HOUSE (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-15-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2001), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-09-2000), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-17-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-11-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-18-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-1996), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-1996), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-1997), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2003 and FEB-26-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2004), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JAN-10-2000 and JUN-14-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2001), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-2000 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-2001), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2002), St BCA signed (SEP-04-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-20-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1995 and DEC-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1995), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-1996), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-1996), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-21-1996), St BCA signed (MAR-19-1996)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 63 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
LAZY CLOUD INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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:

  • OWL TAVERN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 40.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 71.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lake Geneva, WI

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 compared to Wisconsin state average:

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.


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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

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

  • T C Smith Historic Inn Bed & Breakfast, 865 Main St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 , Phone: (262) 248-1097
  • Interlaken Resort & Country Spa, W4240 State Rd 50, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 , Phone: (262) 248-9121
  • Timber Ridge Lodge, 7020 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 , Phone: (866) 636-4502, Fax: (262) 248-9840
  • Bella Vista Suites Hotel, 335 Wrigley Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 , Phone: (262) 248-2100, Fax: (262) 248-2125
  • Comfort Suites, 300 E Main St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 , Phone: (262) 248-2300, Fax: (262) 248-4300
  • The Cove Of Lake Geneva, 111 Center St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 , Phone: (262) 249-9460, Fax: (262) 249-1532
  • Holiday Inn Club Vacations At Lake Geneva Resort, 7037 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 , Phone: (866) 915-4224
  • Inns Of Geneva National, 1091 Hidden Cottage Cir, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 , Phone: (262) 245-4000
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lake Geneva travel time to work - commute


Lake Geneva mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.26%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents57.1%11.0%6.0%5.3%5.1%
Congregations11.3%11.3%16.3%11.3%7.5%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaOther
Adherents4.9%1.9%1.3%1.3%6.0%
Congregations6.3%5.0%5.0%1.3%25.0%
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: 21
Here:

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.
Wisconsin:

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
This county:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Walworth County:

6.8%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.1%
State:

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

15.0%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,026$44,10437$20,756
Other Government Administration 6$24,146$48,29210$3,720
Judicial and Legal 4$20,504$61,5120$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$88,788$56,0771$31
Police - Other 4$6,910$20,7308$2,636
Firefighters 0$0 35$19,590
Streets and Highways 12$25,786$25,7861$59
Local Libraries 5$15,872$38,09312$12,403
Other and Unallocable 3$3,272$13,08815$7,169
Totals for Government 56$196,304$42,065119$66,364

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,326,000 ($171.98)
    Regular Highways: $592,000 ($76.78)
    General Public Buildings: $167,000 ($21.66)
    Parking Facilities: $20,000 ($2.59)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,605,000 ($337.87)
    Sewerage: $1,442,000 ($187.03)
    Regular Highways: $1,165,000 ($151.10)
    Water Utilities: $1,037,000 ($134.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $720,000 ($93.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $533,000 ($69.13)
    Libraries: $392,000 ($50.84)
    Central Staff Services: $391,000 ($50.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $311,000 ($40.34)
    General - Other: $309,000 ($40.08)
    Financial Administration: $294,000 ($38.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $192,000 ($24.90)
    Parking Facilities: $174,000 ($22.57)
    General Public Buildings: $139,000 ($18.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $123,000 ($15.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $110,000 ($14.27)
    Natural Resources - Other: $84,000 ($10.89)
    Health - Other: $63,000 ($8.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000 ($35.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $173,000 ($22.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($8.17)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,533,000 ($458.24)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,220,000 ($158.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $643,000 ($83.40)
    Parking Facilities: $641,000 ($83.14)
    All Other: $54,000 ($7.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $252,000 ($32.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $400,000 ($51.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $234,000 ($30.35)
    Donations From Private Sources: $108,000 ($14.01)
    Special Assessments: $76,000 ($9.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $50,000 ($6.49)
    Rents: $14,000 ($1.82)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($1.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,309,000 ($169.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $695,000 ($90.14)
    Highways: $615,000 ($79.77)
    All Other: $104,000 ($13.49)
  • Tax - Property: $6,161,000 ($799.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $481,000 ($62.39)
    Other License: $171,000 ($22.18)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $106,000 ($13.75)
    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 ($1228.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,468,000 ($968.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,006,000 ($260.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,179,000 ($1190.53)

7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.07%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Waukesha County, WI  0.79% ($48,571 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.68% ($39,217)
from McHenry County, IL  0.58% ($44,310)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($118 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rock County, WI  0.70% ($32,842 average AGI)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.59% ($30,468)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.58% ($36,065)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 41
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Wisconsin average:
  • Fatal accident count: 85
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 128
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 93
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 212
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Lake Geneva fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


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: 26 (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: 7 (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: 36 (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: 62 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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
Businesses in Lake Geneva, WI
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1New Balance1
Caribou Coffee1Nike5
Cold Stone Creamery1OfficeMax1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx5Starbucks2
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Target1
Jimmy John's1True Value1
Jones New York2U-Haul1
KFC1UPS5
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walmart1
Maurices1YMCA1
McDonald's2
Browse common businesses in Lake Geneva, WI

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