Janesville, Wisconsin 

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Health in Janesville, Wisconsin

The health of a city has many different factors. It can refer to air quality, water quality, risk of getting respiratory disease or cancer. The people you live around can also affect your health as some places have lower or higher rates of physical activity, increased alcohol intake, smoking, obesity, and cancer rates.


CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 INFO

The new coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China, in December, the infectious respiratory disease COVID-19 has spread rapidly across the globe.

The first confirmed coronavirus cases outside China occured on Jan. 20. On Jan. 21, the first case in the U.S. was identified.

The entire world is in the midst of a health crisis. We are providing this Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker to help you stay informed.

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WISCONSIN TOTAL CASES REPORTED

31,662

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

2,613,993

updated daily at 9 AM PST source Kaiser Family Foundation

New COVID-19 Cases by Day


PHYSICIANS PER CAPITA

There are 156 physicians per 100,000 population in Janesville. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Janesville area is 89.0 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

89.0 / 100

Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Janesville area is 55 (100=best). The US average is 55.

55 / 100

Note that this is a measure of Watershed quality, not the water that comes from your faucet. The EPA has stated that a healthy watershed is closely related to drinking water quality. The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators such as pH, chemicals, metals, and bacteria.


SUPERFUND INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Janesville area is 79 (100=best). The US average is 87.

79 / 100

The EPA's Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of our nation's most contaminated land. Our index is based on the number of active Superfund sites (over 15,000 in the United States), with particular attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


QUICK FACTS
Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Janesville commutes 21.2 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Janesville area is 63 (100=best). The US average is 58.

63 / 100

This is based on new measures of hazardous air pollutants from the EPA, called the National Air Toxics Assessment. This analysis models respiratory illness and cancer risk down to the zip code level, providing better detail and insight than the previous analysis based solely on results from air monitoring stations.

Air Quality Health Risk

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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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