Janesville WI
Janesville, WI

Wisconsin’s Park Place

Great recreation one of the many reasons to live here.

Janesville / Jeff Adkins
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Janesville, WI

Just an hour south of Madison in Rock County, Janesville residents enjoy a rich history. The community has its sights set on the next exciting chapter of civic development.

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.

Quick Facts

Average Commute
21.1 minutes
Median Home Value
$139,375
Median Household Income
$54,688
Total Population
64,563
Walk Score
32.5971
Median Property Tax
$1,196

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