Janesville, Wisconsin 

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Population

63,957

7% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$49,372

Avg. Home Price

$147,700

Best Places to Live in Janesville, Wisconsin

Small-town complex - Extreme south-central Wisconsin at the Illinois border
Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Attractive setting
-Close to Chicago
Cons
-Cold winters
-Economic cycles
-Arts and culture

Local Listings in Janesville, WI
 $149,000 
1907 Kensington St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 2020 SqFt
 $149,000 
1907 Kensington St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 2020 SqFt
 $132,000 
903 E Memorial Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1890 SqFt
 $120,000 
2008 Myra Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1328 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Janesville-Beloit 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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Wisconsin
County: Rock County
Metro Area: Janesville-Beloit Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Janesville
Zip Codes: 53546 53545 53548
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 803 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Janesville is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Janesville jobs have increased by 0.22%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Janesville's cost of living is 11.10% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Janesville's Cost of Living

VOTING
Rock county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Janesville's population is 63,957 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.49%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Janesville is $147,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.08%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Janesville

SCHOOLS
Janesville public schools spend $11,814 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Janesville. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Janesville

It's a good time to buy in Janesville. Home Appreciation is up 6.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Janesville Real Estate or Find top agents in Janesville

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Reviews for Janesville   11 Reviews
Town Sucks. Don't move here. - 1/5/2019
My Wife and I have lived here for the last 2 years. Janesville is the pit of Hell. Nothing to do here, especially during the winter time. Closest places are 45 min to... Read More

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semi-poor quality of life - 2/15/2016
Janesville has pros and cons to living here depending on what is important to you. Janesville has a cheap cost of living and liberal-below average schools. Since you can... Read More

Living in Janesville, WI - 3/13/2015
I have lived in Janesville for 8 years and it is undisputedly, absolutely the worst place I have ever lived and I have lived in many cites from San Diego, Los Angeles,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN
53546 53545 53548

NEW LISTINGS IN JANESVILLE WI
$149,000
1907 Kensington St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$132,000
903 E Memorial Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$120,000
2008 Myra Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$164,900
249 Mohawk Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$130,000
902 Sherman Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$145,000
1728 Sherman Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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