Janesville, California

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Population in 2010: 1,408.
Males: 646  (45.9%)
Females: 762  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 96114.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,251
Janesville:

$60,251
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,594

Janesville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $228,526
Janesville:

$228,526
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $274,156; detached houses: $304,561; mobile homes: $50,817

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,346.

March 2019 cost of living index in Janesville: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.8%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.5% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Janesville, CA (2019)
    • 1,19084.0%White alone
    • 775.4%American Indian alone
    • 604.2%Two or more races
    • 513.6%Hispanic
    • 130.9%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Black alone

Races in Janesville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Janesville, California as of October 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Janesville is 130 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (21.3%), English (14.7%), Dutch (10.6%), Portuguese (7.9%), American (5.8%), Scottish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4236 feet

21 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.5%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,987 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,780 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (64.9 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (130.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (445.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Johnstonville, CA (2.6 miles ),
Litchfield, CA (3.1 miles),
Susanville, CA (3.2 miles ),
Milford, CA (3.4 miles),
Patton Village, CA (4.7 miles ),
Taylorsville, CA (4.8 miles),
Herlong, CA (4.8 miles ),
Crescent Mills, CA (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 120.52 W

Area code: 530

Distribution of median household income in Janesville, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Janesville, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
California:

7.9%

Earthquake activity:

Janesville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 5556% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 207.1 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 266.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 179.6 miles away from Janesville center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 187.0 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 154.1 miles away from Janesville center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lassen County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Janesville:

  • COUNTRY VILLA RIVERVIEW REHAB AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SUSANVILLE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Janesville:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 64 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 64 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Butte College (about 75 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 81 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Western Nevada College (about 87 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Shasta College (about 98 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Yuba College (about 98 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

Public elementary/middle school in Janesville:

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Notable location: Janesville Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Janesville: Southern Baptist Church of Janesville (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Janesville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lassen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Janesville that have no violations reported:

  • LAHONTAN HEIGHTS HOME. ASSOC. (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Janesville:

Marital status in Janesville, CA
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 73.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in Janesville:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Janesville, CA (based on Lassen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,3893
Evangelical Protestant3,08230
Other1,3606
Mainline Protestant3232
None26,741-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
This county:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lassen County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Here:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lassen County:

24.9%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
California:

17.9%

8.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.25%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sacramento County, CA  0.63% ($49,077 average AGI)
from Washoe County, NV  0.63% ($45,885)
from Shasta County, CA  0.51% ($42,452)


7.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
California average:

5.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washoe County, NV  1.10% ($61,478 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.58% ($48,766)
to Shasta County, CA  0.50% ($53,463)

Businesses in Janesville, CA

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Janesville:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSUE (1240 AM; 1 kW; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Janesville:

  • KJDX (93.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • K209AY (89.7 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: THE UNIV. FOUND. CA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • K278AB (103.5 FM; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: THE UNIV FOUND, CA STATE UNIV, CHICO)

Janesville fatal accident list:

Jan 2, 2018 03:05 PM, Us-395, Sears Rd, Lat: 40.294383, Lon: -120.508667, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 21, 2018 01:23 PM, Us-395, Lat: 40.285883, Lon: -120.493186, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 14, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 8, 2013 05:30 PM, Cr-Main St, Lat: 40.304586, Lon: -120.533067, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 8, 2011 05:50 PM, Us-395, Lat: 40.276811, Lon: -120.484361, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 27, 2005 09:46 AM, Us-395, Lakecrest Rd, Lat: 40.290470, Lon: -120.501440, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.7mTotal length
  • $135,000Total costs
  • 2,130Total average daily traffic
  • 182Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,109Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • PETER CONNOLLY, 465 - 805 Jacye Dr (Lat: 40.286000 Lon: -120.505611), Type: 22.9, Overall height: 19.8 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Renee.Mazur@uscellular.Com, , Chica-go, Phone: (773) 399-8900
  • RON HERON, 712610 Honey Girl Lane (Lat: 40.296028 Lon: -120.492583), Type: 22.8, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Kacey Jones, 712610 Honey Girl Lane (Lat: 40.296028 Lon: -120.492583), Type: 22.8, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Kevin Hippner, 712610 Honey Girl Lane (Lat: 40.296389 Lon: -120.493028), Type: 22.9, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Kevin Hippner, 712610 Honey Girl Lane (Lat: 40.296389 Lon: -120.493028), Type: 22.9, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Kevin Hippner, 465 - 805 Jacye Dr (Lat: 40.286000 Lon: -120.505611), Type: 22.9, Overall height: 19.8 m, Registrant: Holland And Knight, LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 463 390 Main St (Lat: 40.338222 Lon: -120.541056), Call Sign: KNCC585,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.010 MHz, 154.445 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2012, Expiration Date: 04/20/2022, Registrant: Lassen County Public Works, 707 Nevada Street, Suite 4, Susanville, CA 96130, Phone: (530) 251-8289, Fax: (530) 251-8387, Email:
  • Janesville Fpd 714-100 Sunnyside Rd (Lat: 40.309333 Lon: -120.478833), Call Sign: WNHP867,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.010 MHz, 154.445 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021, Registrant: Lassen County Public Works, 707 Nevada Street, Suite 4, Susanville, CA 96130, Phone: (530) 251-8289, Fax: (530) 251-8387, Email:
  • Thompson Peak Lookout 3 Mi Sw (Lat: 40.252667 Lon: -120.557722), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WNKF760,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.250 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2002, Expiration Date: 10/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2011, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • Antelope Dam Telemetry Sta 14 Km Sw (Lat: 40.179889 Lon: -120.608000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WKL95, Licensee ID: L00009514,
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.875 MHz, Grant Date: 09/20/2004, Expiration Date: 08/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2011, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Janesville Grade, Lat: 40.264667 Lon: -120.523583, Type: Upole, Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQJY260,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Charles A Bridgeman, Registrant: Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications, 73233 State Route 70, Portola, CA 96122, Phone: (530) 258-7014, Email:
  • JANESVILLE, 706859 County Road 205 (Lat: 40.319917 Lon: -120.587611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQYF708,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2016, Expiration Date: 09/13/2026, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1016, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • JANESVILLE, 712610 Honey Girl Lane (Lat: 40.296389 Lon: -120.493028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WRAX382,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2018, Expiration Date: 04/03/2028, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Janesville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Janesville)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Janesville, CA
  • 37.3%Wood
  • 29.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Janesville, CA
  • 53.0%Wood
  • 32.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.7%Other fuel
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Janesville compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Janesville on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
There are 9 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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