life in geneva

Residents

Whether you are a new or current resident, the City of Geneva is a great place to call home. Geneva is a city for forward-thinkers and makes economic and community development a priority. It uses public resources wisely and delivers unique value to its residents.

Geneva is a city of many assets. It is a community of choice for engaged, creative, and active citizenry; and a premier destination for progressive households.

Homes for Residents

Both prospective and current residents choose to live in the City of Geneva because activity, beauty and pride of place make every house feel like a home.

Colorful and Diverse

Geneva has a colorful culture that is rich in diversity. Each of the 11 neighborhoods brings a unique sense of community to the people who live there. Local events bring families and individuals together in healthy, fun ways and neighborhoods seek to include individuals from all demographics.

Activities for Residents

Each neighborhood has a unique character that showcases their strengths. Neighborhood events bring residents together to build on the sense of community.

Lives of Residents Is A Top Priority

The City of Geneva is always searching for ways to make the lives of residents a top priority. The city by works to provide you safe streets, great schools, opportunities for growth, recreational activities, and more. Resident pride is the building block of our success.

Opportunities for Residents and Youth

Children in the Geneva City School District love seeing productions at the Smith Opera House, and it provides them an opportunity to enjoy a historic treasure while enjoying age-appropriate entertainment.

How has the city continued to progress towards it’s vision?

Economic Development for Residents

The New York State Agricultural Experiment Station is just one example of how economic development in Geneva thrives on innovation.

Economic Development

Private investment and job creation contribute to community success. Through diversification of the tax base the quality of life for our residents is enhanced. Our efforts will be focused on those investments that enhance our posture as a regional tourism center. We seek to become a haven for small, independent businesses, and promote and industrial sector that provides high-skilled, high paying jobs, while respecting our sensitive watershed environment.

Community Gardens for Residents

Residents in Geneva build on their strengths to overcome challenges and to build on their dreams.

Talent Capitalization

Vast community resources exist for active residents and engaged civic, business, and not-for profit partners. City Council invests time, effort and resources in building relationships with existing and potential partners, in an effort to leverage public resources, community effort, and expertise.

Assets for Residents

The beauty of having a home on the northern shore of Seneca Lake is not only exquisite, it is fun!

Asset Promotion

Promotion of regional and community assets are important to the development of the city’s economic and community growth. In order to maintain and advance our position as a community of choice, City Council invests resources to increase our visibility among target audiences.

Recognition of Residents

The residents of the Hildreth Hill Neighborhood Association presented homeowners who made significant strides towards curb appeal on their property with awards and recognition for their hard-work.

Pride of Place

Promoting our community as a destination for residents, visitors and businesses begins with genuine pride of place. Council invests resources in efforts that lead to neighborhood and community pride through programs and services that enhance the beauty, function, and safety of public spaces.