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Downtown Genoa: Willard Street
Location of Genoa, Nebraska
|• Total||0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)|
|• Land||0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||1,585 ft (483 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,195.46/sq mi (461.64/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0829484|
Genoa (pron. ge no uh) is a city in Nance County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,003 at the 2010 census. The city was founded by Mormons in 1857. In the fall of 1859, the Mormon Colony was forced to abandon Genoa when the town and surrounding area were incorporated into the newly created Pawnee Reservation. The Pawnee Indian Agency utilized the structures vacated by the Mormons.
Genoa is located at(41.45, -97.73).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.80 square miles (2.07 km2), of which, 0.79 square miles (2.05 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,003 people, 408 households, and 234 families living in the city. The population density was 1,269.6 inhabitants per square mile (490.2/km2). There were 446 housing units at an average density of 564.6 per square mile (218.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.
There were 408 households, of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.6% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.03.
The median age in the city was 40.7 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 29% were from 45 to 64; and 17.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
Genoa is home to Twin River Public Schools, formed by consolidating the school districts of three communities: Genoa, Monroe, and Silver Creek. The district has elementary schools in Silver Creek and Genoa, the latter serving students from Monroe; it has one junior high and high school, in Genoa.
Genoa was also home to the Genoa Indian Industrial School, an American Indian boarding school.
- Glen "Frosty" Little
- Samuel F. Tappan
- Wyatt Drozd
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