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Beloit, Wisconsin 5 Reviews | Leave a Comment  Add Favorite


-Small-town atmosphere
-Attractive setting
-Close to Chicago


-Cold winters
-Economic cycles
-Arts and culture

What Bert Has To Say About Janesville Metro Area

Janesville and its smaller satellite city of Beloit are located about 15 miles apart in extreme south-central Wisconsin, with Beloit abutting the Illinois border. Both are small industrial towns with a large General Motors plant in Janesville and a variety of businesses, notably food processing and distribution, in Beloit. The GM plant is tied to pickup truck and SUV products. Predictably, the strong auto industry ties give the area a cyclical economy overall.


Quick Facts About Beloit

    The unemployment rate in Beloit is 9.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Beloit jobs have Increased by 2.28 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Beloit's cost of living is 14.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Beloit's population is 36,943 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.76 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Beloit is $86,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.00 percent.
    Beloit public schools spend $12,811 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Beloit.

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Excellent school system, outstanding police and fire depts, easy access to two interstate highways plus moderate cost of living make Beloit an excellent choice for a... (read more)
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We have lived in rural Beloit for 12 years, and lived in Milwaukee before that. My perception of Beloit is that people are very friendly. There is plenty of community... (read more)
Wonderful Place, is Beloit
Unlike the other two reviews, I find Beloit to be a truly special place. Alot of good things are happening here, and with Beloit's cultural diversity and beautiful... (read more)
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