The City of Lake Geneva had a population of 8,040 as of July 1, 2020. 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 42.5917 and longitude -88.4334 in Walworth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Geneva 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.
|Total Population||8,040 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,959 (99.0%)|
|Population in Families||5,934 (73.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||81 ( 1.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$53,870|
|Average Household Income||$77,616|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,609|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,459 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,801 (40.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,718 (38.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||940 (21.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$199,911|
|Average Home Value||$248,958|
|Housing Affordability Index3||142|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.25%|
|Per Capita Income||1.41%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.64%|
The table below compares Lake Geneva to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 113||86th|
|Population Density||# 185||76th|
|Median Household Income||# 489||37th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 101||13th|
|Per Capita Income||# 219||72nd|
|Diversity Index||# 36||96th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.