Genesee County is located in western New York. The County Seat is Batavia and the largest city is Batavia. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.genesee.ny.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 59,162 and the 2010 census population was 60,050. The land area is 492.94 square miles and there are 121.9 persons per square mile.
93.2% of the population is White, 3.1% is Black or African American, 2.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 1.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 90.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $105,000, there are 23,884 households, an average of 2.46 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,403, the median household income is $49,922, and 12.6% of the persons in Genesee County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,238. Retail sales (in $1000) were $705,717, and sales per capita were $12,134. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.8%.
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