Janesville, Wisconsin 

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Population

64,123

23% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$49,372

Avg. Home Price

$147,200

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

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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
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 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Janesville jobs have increased by 2.43%. 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
POPULATION
Janesville's population is 64,123 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 23.00%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 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.
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 7.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Janesville Real Estate.

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Reviews for Janesville   10 Reviews
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

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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

Moving to Janesville, WI. - 4/21/2012
Janesville WI. was a great place in the 70's. However it has become one of the most depressing, ugly places. The people are snobs and think there better than everybody... Read More


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53546 53545 53548
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