Situated between Batavia and St. Charles, Geneva is a quaint yet lively community.

Welcome to Geneva

An upscale, commuter-friendly locale.
Situated between Batavia and St. Charles, Geneva is a quaint yet lively community. This upscale neighborhood features many riverfront homes, country clubs, and public golf courses, as well as premier shopping and dining on its picturesque Third Street. Its public transportation is widely successful and includes a downtown train that takes residents into Chicago’s city center.

What to Love

  • Walkable
  • Opulent and sophisticated urban living
  • Easy to commute to Chicago’s city center for work and play
  • Bountiful shopping and dining destinations

Local Lifestyle 

Despite its growing population, Geneva still holds a tight-knit community. You can gather with your neighbors at various community events throughout the year. With incredible boutiques, big-box stores, locally-owned restaurants, riverside attractions, and parks, your calendar will always be full of exciting activities in Geneva. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Niche is a favorite New American restaurant for many in the area. It's a great spot for seasonal beers, whiskey, and boutique wines. Livia Italian Eatery is nearby, offering elevated fare and a full bar. Many love it for its outdoor seating. Preservation is ideal for small plates and sandwiches. 

Located along Third Street, you will find numerous restaurants and shops to meet your fancy. The Little Traveler is a beloved gift shop to visit providing a variety of items. Geneva Commons is another shopping destination in town. This open-air mall provides both mainstream and high-end locales. Shop at stores like Apricot Lane Boutique, Dry Goods, J.Jill, Jos. A. Bank, and Swish Avenue here. 
Herrington Inn & Spa sits along the Fox River and provides beautiful views as you delight in on-site dining, which includes artisan cheeses, charcuterie plates, avocado toast, crab cakes, and more. 

When you're craving a juicy burger, The Burger Local is the place to visit in town. This industrial-style hangout spot is highly rated. They serve gourmet burgers and clever cocktail drinks.

Things to Do

Lots of holiday events and fun occurrences take place in Geneva. Attend the Festival of the Vine, which showcases the best food and wine from the area. Swedish Days is a summer event that typically takes place at Good Templar Park. Enjoy Scandinavian food, live music, an arts and crafts fair, and more. Engage in holiday festivities at the Christmas Walk, which features a tree light, carolers, and more. 

The French Market runs on Sundays from April through October. Stop by the market to enjoy a wide range of fresh produce, artisan goods, and homemade desserts. 

Become a member of Eagle Brook Country Club or Geneva Golf Club and gain access to their golf courses, as well as other amenities, including tennis courts, pools, and lounges. 


The Geneva Community Unit School District 304 serves the city of Geneva. Top-performing schools include:

  • St. Peter’s Catholic School


Overview for Geneva, IL

21,472 people live in Geneva, where the median age is 40.7 and the average individual income is $60,161. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40.7 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Geneva, IL

Geneva has 7,964 households, with an average household size of 2.68. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Geneva do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 21,472 people call Geneva home. The population density is 2,154.62 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.19 / 52.81%

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Around Geneva, IL

There's plenty to do around Geneva, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including GNC, The Tiny Kitchen, and New Moon Vegan Bakery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.63 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.13 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.53 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.26 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.81 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.18 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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