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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Geneva had a population of 7,690 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Geneva ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Geneva is located at latitude 42.5832 and longitude -88.4284 in Walworth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Geneva (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Walworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.

The City of Lake Geneva (GNIS ID: 1583511) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Geneva population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Lake Geneva, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,690
Population in Households 7,606
Population in Familes 5,725
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 1,166
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,362
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,921
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,699 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,663 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 938 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $209,779
Average Home Value $247,221
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,504
Average Household Income $62,795
Per Capita Income $27,274
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.21%
Households 0.17% 0.31%
Families 0.35% 0.24%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lake Geneva, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Geneva to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 112 86th
Population Density1 # 195 75th
Diversity Index2 # 31 96th
Median Household Income # 536 31st
Per Capita Income # 284 63rd

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