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"Lake Trout Capital of the World"
Geneva is a city in Ontario County, in the Rochester metro area.
Once known as Kanadesaga
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Geneva. For links to other places called Geneva, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Geneva is 42.868N. The longitude is -76.978W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 443 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,517.
Known in its early days for having many retired clergy and unmarried women, it was called "the saint's retreat and the old maid's paradise"
Sections below provide additional information and links about Geneva demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ontario County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14456 ZIP code.
12% of Geneva residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Geneva ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Geneva was $15,609, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Geneva residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Geneva include South Main Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Geneva, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $945.
Libraries in Geneva include Geneva Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Geneva include Finger Lakes Times
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WEOS.
Ontario County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Geneva political report.
The average commute time for Geneva workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Geneva between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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