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Geneseo, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Geneseo is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rice County at latitude 38.5168 and longitude -98.1545. Rice County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,755 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Geneseo, but most people and references simply refer to it as Geneseo, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Geneseo indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Geneseo: Bluffville.

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Geneseo, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 274
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 471
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 133
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $94,444
Average Home Value $157,895


Median Household Income $42,595
Average Household Income $48,410
Per Capita Income $21,257
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.61% 0.29%
Households 0.72% 0.3%
Families 4.77% 0.22%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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, 2014 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 # 379 44th
Population Density1 # 494 27th
Diversity Index2 # 198 71st
Median Household Income # 436 35th
Per Capita Income # 510 24th

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