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Geneseo, Illinois

Geneseo is a city in Henry County, Illinois, United States. The population was 6,480 at the 2000 census. The city government is organized under an Aldermanic form. The Mayor is elected at large for a two year term. The Mayor serves as Chief Executive Officer and also Presiding Officer over the City Council of Geneseo. The Board of Aldermen consists of eight aldermen representing four individual wards. Geneseo is known for its Victorian style homes and its "Rockwellian quaintness." It is often compared to the Andy Griffith Show and its town, Mayberry R.F.D. This town is also home to the famous gun manufacturing company, Springfield Armory, Inc. which is located on Main Street. It employs many of the town's citizens and is a vital part of the economy. Springfield Armory, Inc. is currently operated by the Reese family. The unofficial city tree is the maple, and local high school teams are known as the "Maple Leafs." Genseo is also known for its renowned football program and once had a 52...more

Geneseo Careers

Among the most common occupations in Geneseo are Management, professional, and related occupations, 34%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 14%. Approximately 81 percent of workers in Geneseo, Illinois work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Geneseo Industries

The leading industries in Geneseo, Illinois are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Manufacturing, 14%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Geneseo job listings indicate that the following industries in Geneseo are hiring the most workers:

Geneseo Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Geneseo, Illinois is $30,892, and the median income of households in Geneseo was $40,760.

Average Salaries in Geneseo, IL

Geneseo, IL


According to our Geneseo Trends data, the number of Geneseo, Illinois jobs has increased by 21% since September 2013.
Geneseo job trends

Geneseo Employment Statistics

Population of Geneseo
Total population 6,480
Male 47.21%
Female 52.79%
Median age 41.1
Geneseo Housing
Owner-occupied homes 76.3%
Median cost of a home $99,700
Median mortgage payment $529
Renter-occupied homes 23.7%
Vacant housing 5.2%
Median monthly rent $478
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $38,990
Median for all female full-time $22,794
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 23%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 21%
Currently married 60%
Separated 1%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 7%
White 99%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Geneseo Commute
Carpool 4.9%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 19 minutes