Genoa, WI Demographics


Population (year 2000): 705. Estimated population in July 2005: 723 (+2.6% change)
Males: 357 (50.6%), Females: 348 (49.4%)

Vernon County

Zip code: 54632

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $45,234 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,000 (year 2000)

Races in Genoa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (39.1%), Norwegian (24.7%), Italian (12.9%), Irish (12.8%), English (7.2%), United States (5.5%).

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Genoa

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Genoa town

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Genoa:

  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR LACROSSE (about 16 miles; LA CROSSE, WI)
  • LA CROSSE LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; LA CROSSE, WI)
  • VERNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 148 (about 23 miles; VIROQUA, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Genoa:

  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 21 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; ID: LSE)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 72 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; ID: VOK)
  • DUBUQUE REGIONAL (about 89 miles; DUBUQUE, IA; ID: DBQ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Genoa:

  • HOUSTON COUNTY (about 19 miles; CALEDONIA, MN; ID: CHU)
  • VIROQUA MUNI (about 24 miles; VIROQUA, WI; ID: Y51)
  • WAUKON MUNI (about 27 miles; WAUKON, IA; ID: Y01)
Amtrak station near Genoa:

  • 18 miles: LA CROSSE (601 ST. ANDREW ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Genoa:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 16 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 24 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,973)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 41 miles; DECORAH, IA; FT enrollment: 2,566)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 44 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CALMAR (about 54 miles; CALMAR, IA; FT enrollment: 2,393)
  • UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; FAYETTE, IA; FT enrollment: 3,173)
Public primary/middle schools in Genoa:

  • BROOKWOOD EL (Students: 344; Location: 630 KOSSUTH ST; Grades: KG – 04)
  • BROOKWOOD (Students: 269; Location: 1020 HUNTER’S RIDGE DR; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Genoa:

  • ST CHARLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: PO BOX 130; Grades: 1 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Genoa:

  • GENOA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $57,296; Location: 126 FREEMAN ST.; 12,203 books; 194 audio materials; 330 video materials; 45 serial subscriptions)