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Genoa is a city in DeKalb County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Genoa. For links to other places called Genoa, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Genoa is 42.097N. The longitude is -88.692W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 833 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,561.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Genoa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DeKalb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60135 ZIP code.
26% of Genoa residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Genoa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Genoa was $19,239, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Genoa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Genoa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $485. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,195.
Libraries in Genoa include Genoa Public Library ... View libraries
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Genoa political report.
The average commute time for Genoa workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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