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Janesville, WI: What you need to know

On the southern border of Wisconsin is Janesville, a scenic community with multiple buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. Its city flag was designed in 2015 following a contest held in local schools, and Janesville’s economy is strong in sectors like agriculture, education, healthcare, manufacturing and retail. Transportation advantages include Interstate 90/39 along with two U.S. highways, and Janesville is nicknamed “Wisconsin’s Park Place” thanks to more than 60 public parks and nature trails.


Janesville, WI City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 63,799
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $49,001
Median Home Price $128,600
Walkscore 33

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Janesville, WI Demographics

Median Population in Janesville, WI

Median Age 37.4%
Age 18 Over 76%
Age 21 Over 73.1%
Age 62 Over 17.4%
Age 65 Over 14.5%

Race in Janesville, WI

  Ethnicity White 92.4%
  Ethnicity Black 1.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.7%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 5.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 0.5%

Population By Gender in Janesville, WI

  Male 48.4%
  Female 51.6%

Language in Janesville, WI

  English Only 94%
  English Other 6%

Economics in Janesville, WI

  Median Household Income $49,001
  Median Home Price $128,600
  Homes Owned 33.9%
  Homes Rent 66.1%
  Median Property Rent $749

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Commute Types in Janesville, WI

  Walked 1.2%
  Worked at Home 2.7%
  Public Transportation 0.9%
  Other Means 1.2%
  Drove Alone 84.5%
  Carpooled 9.5%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 12
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