Geneva

Diverse, suburban community surrounded by a rural setting
 

Welcome to Geneva

 
Geneva is easily one of Northern Illinois’s most desirable and premier locales. Situated in Kane County, this town is home to a modest population of 21,809. It’s located 45 miles west of Chicago and is just north of Batavia. Locals enjoy numerous amenities—including top-rated public schools, several beautifully maintained parks, excellent country clubs, and convenient shopping.
 
As you drive through the many gorgeous neighborhoods in Geneva, you’ll quickly notice how remarkable this area truly is. The yards are perfectly manicured, homes are grand and well-maintained, and residents take neighborhood strolls with one another. This town is a suburban paradise surrounded by areas that are considered more rural.
 
Whether in search of an older property, farmhouse-style architecture, or a more modern build, options abound within Geneva’s housing market. Those who are seeking to purchase their ultimate dream home—complete with ample square footage, sprawling land, and extra bedrooms and bathrooms—will be able to do so for a reasonable price. The current median list price of homes in Geneva is $410,000.
 

What to Love

  • Stunning homes and neighborhoods
  • Several top-rated country clubs
  • Highly-ranked public schools
 

People & Lifestyle

The overall atmosphere in Geneva is welcoming, family-friendly, and cozy. This town is overflowing with small-town, suburban charm—which is undeniably a result of the exceptional environment and the people who live here.
 
Individuals of every background reside in Geneva. Families are especially drawn to this area because of its wonderful public schools for every grade level. Anyone who seeks a more relaxed pace of life, and a peaceful neighborhood environment, will surely fall in love with Geneva.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Looking for a town that delivers big-city conveniences in a tranquil suburban setting? If so, you’ll quickly discover that Geneva is the ideal spot for you.
 
Up for an afternoon of shopping at some of today’s premier retailers? Geneva Commons provides an upscale shopping experience that is not to miss. See what is new at stores such as Apricot Lane Boutique, Pottery Barn, SEPHORA, Crate and Barrel, HomeGoods, and The Fresh Market. Near the Fox River, don’t miss out on premium local finds, such as Flair On 3rd, Country Naturals Geneva, The Royal Wren, GROW Geneva, and artemisia.
 
Steps from your neighborhood, you’ll be able to visit some of the area’s best and most trendy dining establishments. Locals absolutely adore the one-of-a-kind menu offerings at restaurants such as Graham’s Chocolates, Gia Mia, Fiora’s, Livia Italian Eatery, Buttermilk, Bien Trucha, Barrel and Rye, The Burger Local, Preservation, and The Walrus Room.
 

Things to Do

Geneva is packed full of relaxing and educational things to do in your leisure time. Whatever your interests, you’re sure to find something that you enjoy.
 
In town, there are a number of unique places that you won’t want to miss. Residents make it a point to visit spots such as the Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden, the Geneva History Museum, Island Park, the Central Geneva Historic District, and Peck Farm Park, home to a nature center, bike paths, a sports field, and picnic areas.
 
Golf and country clubs are also a major highlight in Geneva. Locals have several outstanding options from which they can choose. This includes the Eagle Brook Country Club, Geneva Golf Club, Mill Creek Golf Club, and Settler’s Hill Golf Course. All of the area’s clubs provide unparalleled amenities and are a delight to spend time at on your days off.
 

Schools

Geneva is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include. District 304.
 
 
 

Overview for Geneva, IL

26,846 people live in Geneva, where the median age is 43.1 and the average individual income is $50,898.13. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

26,846

Total Population

43.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$50,898.13

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Geneva, IL

Geneva has 9,891 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Geneva do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 26,846 people call Geneva home. The population density is 1,377.45 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

26,846

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

43.1

Median Age

46.7 / 53.3%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
9,891

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$50,898.13

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Geneva, IL

There's plenty to do around Geneva, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

31
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
52
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Liz & Kate Boutique, St Charles Country Club, and Kyuki-Do Martial Arts of Geneva.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 0.79 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.18 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.49 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.87 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.96 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.18 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Geneva, IL

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Geneva. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
New Directions - Geneva
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Geneva Middle School South
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Williamsburg Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Harrison Street Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Western Avenue Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Geneva Middle School North
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Geneva Community High School
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
5/5
Mansio Mens Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Heartland Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Geneva Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
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