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Geneseo, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Geneseo had a population of 271 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Geneseo is located at latitude 38.5168 and longitude -98.1545 in Rice County. The formal boundaries for the City of Geneseo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rice County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,755 feet.

The City of Geneseo (GNIS ID: 2394873) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Geneseo is located within Township of Victoria, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rice County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Geneseo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Geneseo: Bluffville.

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Geneseo, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 271
Population in Households 271
Population in Familes 222
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 466
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $94,375
Average Home Value $161,261


Median Household Income $42,911
Average Household Income $50,613
Per Capita Income $22,470
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.51%
Households 0.44% 0.45%
Families 3.62% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


Geneseo, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Geneseo to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 380 44th
Population Density1 # 496 26th
Diversity Index2 # 206 70th
Median Household Income # 436 35th
Per Capita Income # 426 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.