Genesee is a city in Latah County, Idaho, United States. The population was 955 at the 2010 census, up from 946 in 2000. The city was named for the Genesee region of western New York, although it may also be a modification of the biblical Genesis.
Genesee is located at an elevation of 2,680 feet (817 m) above sea level. Located in the Palouse region, it is approximately 14 miles (23 km) south of Moscow, about halfway to Lewiston. The city center is just east of US-95, and just north of the Nez Perce County line in Sections 13 and 14 of Township 37 North, Range 5 West.
As of the census of 2010, there were 955 people, 370 households, and 261 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,447.0 inhabitants per square mile (558.7/km2). There were 400 housing units at an average density of 606.1 per square mile (234.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.