Geneva, Florida

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timezone = Eastern (EST)
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latd = 28 |latm = 44 |lats = 14 |latNS = N
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Geneva is a community, census-designated place, and an unincorporated area in Seminole County, Florida, United States. The population was 2,601 at the 2000 census.

Geneva is the home of the Little-Big Econ State Forest, home of the big and little Econlockhatchee Rivers.

History

The area was once home to the Timucuan tribe.

Naturalist William Bartram explored the area in the 18th Century.

Geneva was once called "Harney Cove" after a military leader, Colonel Harney.

Geography

Geneva is located at coor dms|28|44|14|N|81|7|4|W|city (28.737149, -81.117726)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 32.2 km² (12.4 mi²). 29.5 km² (11.4 mi²) of it is land and 2.7 km² (1.0 mi²) of it (8.37%) is water.

Geneva is on Route 46 between Lake Harney and Lake Jesup.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,601 people, 914 households, and 747 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 88.2/km² (228.4/mi²). There were 970 housing units at an average density of 32.9/km² (85.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.89% White, 2.27% African American, 0.85% Native American, 0.88% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.08% of the population.

There were 914 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.6% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 103.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,885, and the median income for a family was $54,074. Males had a median income of $35,438 versus $26,806 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,776. About 3.3% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

* [http://www.allgeneva.com Geneva webpage]
* [http://www.visitseminole.com/tourism-cvb/index.asp Seminole County Convention and Visitors Bureau]
* [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/fl/county/seminole/Geneva Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc.]
* [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/fl/county/seminole/Geneva/schools.htm Geneva School History]


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