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Genoa, Wisconsin
—  Village  —
Welcome sign and downtown
Location of Genoa, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°32′27″N 91°11′38″W / 43.54083°N 91.19389°W / 43.54083; -91.19389
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Vernon
 - Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 - Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation [1] 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 263
 - Density 876.7/sq mi (328.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-28650[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583263[1]
DOT sign along WIS 35

Genoa is a village in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 263 at the 2000 census. The village is within the Town of Genoa. There is also a village named Genoa City, Wisconsin.



The La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor is in Genoa. It was shut down in 1987 and decommissioned. The Genoa Generating Station is now located at the site.


Genoa is located at 43°34′26″N 91°13′35″W / 43.57389°N 91.22639°W / 43.57389; -91.22639 (43.574155, -91.226494)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²). None of the area is covered with water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 263 people, 112 households, and 73 families residing in the village. The population density was 872.4 people per square mile (338.5/km²). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 398.1/sq mi (154.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.10% White, 0.76% Native American, and 1.14% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 112 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.8% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,857, and the median income for a family was $41,667. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,384. About 2.6% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 2.7% of those sixty five or over.


The De Soto Area Schools serves Genoa, Wisconsin. [1]


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