Janesville, Wisconsin 

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Population

64,664

+0.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$49,372

Median Home Price

$201,500

Median Age

39

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.3

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Janesville, Wisconsin

Small-town complex - Extreme south-central Wisconsin at the Illinois border. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Janesville, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Janesville, WI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Attractive setting
Close to Chicago
Cons
Cold winters
Economic cycles
Arts and culture


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: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Wisconsin
County: Rock County
Metro Area: Janesville-Beloit Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning 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 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Janesville jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Janesville's cost of living is 17.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Janesville's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Rock county remained strongly Democratic, 54.7% to 43.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Janesville's population is 64,664 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Janesville is Real Estate: $201,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.0%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Janesville

It's a good time to buy in Janesville. Home Appreciation is up 14.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Janesville is $201,500.

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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

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