Janesville, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 64,359 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.2%
 
Males: 31,130  (48.4%)
Females: 33,229  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53545, 53546, 53563.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,483 (it was $45,961 in 2000)
Janesville:

$54,483
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,063 (it was $22,224 in 2000)

Janesville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $139,106 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Janesville:

$139,106
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $161,453; detached houses: $151,365; townhouses or other attached units: $584,936; in 2-unit structures: $142,676; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,908; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $74,907; mobile homes: $34,608

Median gross rent in 2017: $800.

March 2019 cost of living index in Janesville: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.3%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.3% for Black residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.2% for American Indian residents, 17.1% for other race residents, 40.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Janesville, WI (2017)
    • 56,86788.3%White alone
    • 3,5575.5%Hispanic
    • 1,5262.4%Two or more races
    • 1,1721.8%Black alone
    • 9711.5%Asian alone
    • 1620.3%American Indian alone
    • 760.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 335 registered sex offenders living in Janesville, Wisconsin as of October 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Janesville is 191 to 1.


Crime rates in Janesville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
2
(3.1)
2
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.1)
1
(1.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
34
(54.9)
43
(69.1)
25
(39.4)
23
(36.3)
18
(28.7)
30
(47.1)
20
(31.3)
21
(33.0)
41
(64.5)
23
(36.0)
13
(20.3)
28
(43.6)
45
(70.0)
41
(63.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
64
(103.4)
42
(67.5)
55
(86.8)
53
(83.7)
40
(63.7)
39
(61.3)
32
(50.1)
35
(55.0)
25
(39.3)
28
(43.8)
25
(39.0)
31
(48.3)
30
(46.7)
28
(43.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
72
(116.3)
49
(78.8)
78
(123.1)
95
(150.0)
94
(149.8)
100
(157.1)
115
(180.1)
121
(190.1)
100
(157.2)
110
(172.2)
108
(168.4)
86
(133.9)
93
(144.7)
97
(150.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
515
(831.9)
555
(892.4)
431
(680.0)
507
(800.3)
332
(529.0)
383
(601.7)
407
(637.4)
339
(532.7)
330
(518.8)
303
(474.3)
279
(435.1)
238
(370.5)
308
(479.3)
282
(437.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,317
(3,743)
2,315
(3,723)
2,217
(3,498)
2,215
(3,496)
1,839
(2,930)
1,980
(3,111)
1,948
(3,051)
2,059
(3,235)
1,576
(2,478)
1,726
(2,702)
1,579
(2,462)
1,474
(2,295)
1,572
(2,446)
1,454
(2,255)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
136
(219.7)
104
(167.2)
83
(130.9)
74
(116.8)
74
(117.9)
48
(75.4)
44
(68.9)
65
(102.1)
37
(58.2)
47
(73.6)
55
(85.8)
51
(79.4)
68
(105.8)
64
(99.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(16.2)
13
(20.9)
9
(14.2)
17
(26.8)
9
(14.3)
12
(18.9)
10
(15.7)
6
(9.4)
19
(29.9)
12
(18.8)
5
(7.8)
4
(6.2)
4
(6.2)
4
(6.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)323.7316.1280.2292.5238.9263.2254.5262.1234.9226.7197.4200.2245.1225.9

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City-data.com crime index in Janesville, WI

Crime rate in Janesville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 114 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (31.9%), American (10.0%), Norwegian (8.9%), Irish (7.9%), English (3.4%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1853

Elevation: 858 feet

Land area: 27.5 square miles.

Population density: 2,337 people per square mile   (low).

Janesville, Wisconsin map

2,268 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

3.5%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,978 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,702 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (33.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (89.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Harmony, WI (2.0 miles ),
La Prairie, WI (2.2 miles ),
Rock, WI (2.3 miles ),
Milton, WI (2.7 miles ),
Hanover, WI (2.8 miles),
Fulton, WI (3.0 miles ),
Johnstown, WI (3.1 miles ),
Footville, WI (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.68 N, Longitude: 89.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,226 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 18,753 (60.2%)

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Janesville, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Janesville, WI in 2017
Janesville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 202 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1998: 240 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 1999: 276 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2000: 240 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2001: 203 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2002: 248 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2003: 252 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2004: 300 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2005: 280 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2006: 232 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2007: 206 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2008: 87 buildings, average cost: $200,500
  • 2009: 59 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2010: 49 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2012: 60 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2013: 53 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2014: 65 buildings, average cost: $229,700
  • 2015: 63 buildings, average cost: $243,500
  • 2016: 91 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2017: 87 buildings, average cost: $222,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Janesville, WI residents
Average permit cost in Janesville, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Janesville, WI
Historical housing units in Janesville, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +6,633 (+12.5%).
Most common industries in Janesville, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.5%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.9%)
  • Public administration (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (19.2%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.3%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
  • Machinery (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Janesville, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Janesville, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Janesville, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.9. This is better than average.

City:

55.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Janesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Janesville city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Janesville-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 273.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 331.4 miles away from Janesville center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 297.5 miles away from Janesville center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 287.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rock County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Janesville topographic map

Hospitals in Janesville:

  • HOSPICE TEAM CARE INC (2100 E MILWAUKEE ST)
  • MERCY HLTH SYS CORP (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1000 MINERAL POINT AVE)
  • ROCK HOSPICE CARE LIMITED (221 WEST COURT STREET)
  • ST MARY'S JANESVILLE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 3400 EAST RACINE STREET)

Nursing Homes in Janesville:

  • CEDAR CREST HEALTH CENTER (1702 S RIVER RD)
  • JANESVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (119 S PARKER DRIVE)
  • MERCY MANOR TRANS CTR (1000 MINERAL POINT AVE PO BOX 5003)
  • ROCK COUNTY HEALTH CTR (3512 NORTH PARKER DR)
  • ROCK HAVEN (3418 N CTY TRK HWY F PO BOX 920)
  • ST ELIZABETH NURSING HOME (109 S ATWOOD AVENUE)

Dialysis Facilities in Janesville:

  • DAVITA - JANESVILLE (1305 WOODMAN RD)
  • MERCY REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER (903 MINERAL POINT AVENUE)

Home Health Centers in Janesville:

  • MERCY ASSISTED CARE (901 MINERAL POINT AVE)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Janesville:

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Amtrak stations:

  • JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)
  • JANESVILLE (HWY. 26 & HWY. 14) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Janesville:

  • Blackhawk Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,930; Location: 6004 County Road G; Public; Website: www.blackhawk.edu)
  • Academy of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 2310 W Court St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cosmetologycareer.net/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Janesville:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 18 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 11,124)
  • Rock Valley College (about 26 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Edgewood College (about 34 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 34 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 34 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 35 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 35 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)

Public high schools in Janesville:

  • CRAIG HIGH (Students: 1,636, Location: 401 S RANDALL AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • PARKER HIGH (Students: 1,437, Location: 3125 MINERAL POINT AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ROCK RIVER CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 154, Location: 31 W MILWAUKEE ST, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)
  • TAGOS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 63, Location: 1350 N PARKER DR, Grades: 7-12, Charter school)
  • YOUTH SERVICES CENTER (Location: 210 E US HIGHWAY 14, Grades: 4-12)
  • ROCK UNIVERSITY HIGH (Location: 2909 KELLOGG AVE, Grades: 10-12, Charter school)
  • ARISE VIRTUAL ACADEMY (Location: 1831 MOUNT ZION AVE, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Private high school in Janesville:

  • OAKHILL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: 1650 S OAKHILL AVE, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Janesville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Janesville:

  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 260, Location: 210 S RINGOLD ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOHN VIANNEY SCHOOL (Students: 251, Location: 1250 E RACINE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST WILLIAM CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 152, Location: 1822 RAVINE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 132, Location: 307 E WALL ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MATTHEWS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 114, Location: 709 MILTON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ROCK PRAIRIE MONTESSORI (Students: 104, Location: 5246 E ROTAMER RD, Grades: PK-3)
  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: 305 LINCOLN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Janesville

Library in Janesville:

  • HEDBERG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,805,490; Location: 316 S. MAIN ST.; 221,893 books; 35,189 audio materials; 20,768 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 572 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Rock County Christian School (students: 203;Location:5122 Driftwood Dr; Grades: PK3-12)
  • Please add the following info under Colleges/University in Janesville, Wisconsin: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-ROCK COUNTY (Enrollment: 900; Location: 2909 Kellogg Ave.; Public)
  • Colleges: Janesville also has University of Wisc. Rock County Campus. 4 year , located in town. 2909 Kellogg Ave. www.rock.uwc.edu
  • zip codes should include 53548

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Janesville: Rotary Gardens (A), Riverside Golf Course (B), Blackhawk Golf Course (C), Janesville Wastewater Treatment Plant (D), Saint Elibaths Rest Home (E), The Glory of God Trinity Parish Hall (F), Rock County Jail (G), Rock County Courthouse (H), Lincoln-Tallman Museum (I), Janesville Public Library (J), Janesville City Hall (K), Janesville Fire Department Station 4 (L), Janesville Fire Department Station 3 (M), Fire Station Number 2 (N), Janesville Fire Department Station 1 (O), Paratech Ambulance Service Janesville (P), Janesville Fire Department Station 2 (Q), Janesville Fire Department Station 5 (R), Williams Hall (S), Wells Cultural Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Janesville Mall Shopping Center (1), Creston Park Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Janesville include: Wesleyan Methodist Church (A), Trinity Episcopal Church (B), Saint Williams Catholic Church (C), Saint Peters Lutheran Church (D), Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (F), Saint Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church (G), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Milton Lawn Memorial Park (2), Mount Olivet Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Kiwanis Pond (A), 3235 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blackhawk Creek (A), Spring Brook (B), Markham Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Janesville include: Blackhawk Park (1), Falcon Park (2), Fourth Ward Park (3), Jefferson Park (4), Jeffris Park (5), LaPrairie Park (6), Lions Park (7), Lustig Park (8), Marquette Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Lions Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Daval's White Buffalo Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2739 South River Road) (1), Rock County Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 440 North Jackson Street) (2), Gardner Sales (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1415 Johnson Street) (3), B-M Music & Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 611 North Grant Avenue) (4), Bushelle Aerial Photography LLC (4042 Saratoga Drive) (5), Namco Cyberstation (2500 Milton Avenue Frnt) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Janesville Super 8 Motel (3430 Milton Ave. /I-90 Exit 171a S. On Hwy 26) (1), Delavan Inn (120 West Delavan Drive) (2), Holiday Inn Express (3100 Wellington Place) (3), Baymont Inn Janesville (616 Midland Road) (4), Country Side Motel (West Hy 14) (5), Lannon Stone Motel (1524 East Racine Street) (6), Best Western Janesville (3900 Milton Avenue) (7), Hampton Inn Janesville (2400 Fulton Street) (8), Motel 6 (3907 Milton Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Court St Wash (1806 West Court) (1), Rock County - Court System- Janesville Courts- Collection Clerk (51 South Main Street) (2), Rock County - Court System- Janesville Courts- Clerk Of Circuit Courts (51 South Main Street) (3), Rock County - Family Court Commissioner (51 South Main Street) (4), Rock County - Court System- Janesville Courts- Judicial Receptionist (51 South Main Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Paul Ryan - Politician, Clark Van Galder - Football and basketball player, James Budd - Governor of California, Jim Fitzgerald - Entrepreneur and businessman, Joe Riggert - Baseball player, Leslie Allen Bellrichard - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Michael J. Sheridan - Politician, Milton Robert Carr - Politician, Mistie Mims - Basketball player, Russell Feingold - politician.

Rock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Janesville and their reported violations in the past:

CARAVILLA EDUCATION & REHAB CENTER (Population served: 298, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 201, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2013)
WEDGES (Population served: 155, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Boil Water Order (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2014), St Boil Water Order (APR-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2009), St Boil Water Order (OCT-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2009), St Boil Water Order (AUG-18-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2009), St Boil Water Order (JUL-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2009)
SWEET ALLYN PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2007 and FEB-25-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2011)
MAGNOLIA BLUFF 2 BOTTOM (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2010), St Boil Water Order (SEP-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2005), St Boil Water Order (SEP-20-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2006)
LEE PARK SOUTH - PICNIC (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2013)
WASTE MANAGEMENT JANESVILLE (Population served: 67, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2010 and OCT-07-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2010), St Other (JUL-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-07-2010 to OCT-07-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2009 and MAY-07-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2009), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-16-2009 to MAY-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2010)
WILLOWDALE (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2008), St Boil Water Order (OCT-09-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2006), St Boil Water Order (OCT-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2006)

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

  • JANESVILLE WATER UTILITY (Population served: 62,720, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIONS QUICK MART (Population served: 412, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCK PRAIRIE UNITED PRES CH (Population served: 206, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHOWBOAT TAP/EDGEWATER INN (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROLLETTE OIL CO CITGO (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPORTSMAN PARK 2 RESTROOM (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAGNOLIA BLUFF 1 TOP (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCK COUNTY AGRICULTURAL AGENCIES (Population served: 73, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TURTLE CREEK PARKWAY (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MURWIN CO PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Janesville in 2010:

  • 420 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 309 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Janesville in 2000:

  • 370 people in nursing homes
  • 133 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 122 people in other group homes
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 79 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 52 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 38 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Janesville (2011 data):

  • Johnson Bank: Holiday Drive Branch 63000, Janesville Cedar Crest Branch, Janesville Main Office Branch 61000, Wright Road Branch 64000, Janesville Huntington Branch. Info updated 2006/07/05: Bank assets: $4,144.5 mil, Deposits: $3,567.4 mil, headquarters in Racine, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 55 total offices, Holding Company: Johnson Financial Group, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Creston Park Branch, Janesville, Janesville Southside, Milton Avenue Branch. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Westside Branch, Janesville Main Office Branch, Eastside Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Janesville Branch at 2215 Holiday Drive, branch established on 1987/06/30; Janesville Branch at 100 W Racine St, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Janesville Lexington Branch at 2720 North Lexington Drive, branch established on 1986/06/30; Janesville Pick N Save Branch at 1717 South Center Avenue, Suite 7, branch established on 2004/06/30. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Mid America Bank: at 2317 Milton Avenue, branch established on 1910/01/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $118.1 mil, Deposits: $101.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wisconsin Bancorp, Inc.
  • The First National Bank and Trust Company: Janesville Branch at 2636 South Highway 51, branch established on 2007/12/12. Info updated 2009/12/03: Bank assets: $834.5 mil, Deposits: $661.8 mil, headquarters in Beloit, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Centre 1 Bancorp, Inc.
  • McFarland State Bank: Janesville Branch at 2701 North Pontiac Drive, branch established on 2006/10/02. Info updated 2011/01/31: Bank assets: $488.2 mil, Deposits: $353.4 mil, headquarters in Mc Farland, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Bankshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Janesville Madison Branch at 2732 Milton Avenue, branch established on 1996/06/04. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Janesville:

Marital status in Janesville, WI
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Janesville:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Janesville
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Janesville, WI (based on Rock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,15812
Mainline Protestant24,20848
Evangelical Protestant22,17780
Other1,34713
Black Protestant9414
None84,500-
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: 22
Here:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Rock County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Rock County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 130
Rock County:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rock County:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rock County:

13.5%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.5%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.5%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Janesville:

9.8%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Janesville:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Janesville, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 92$576,735$75,2260$0
Firefighters 88$573,445$78,1971$2,622
Local Libraries 57$224,819$47,33097$137,111
Streets and Highways 44$254,895$69,5171$1,610
Parks and Recreation 28$126,806$54,34537$11,517
Financial Administration 25$137,505$66,0026$9,282
Transit 24$121,429$60,71512$17,442
Water Supply 19$95,876$60,5530$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 19$107,083$67,6311$2,084
Sewerage 16$81,025$60,7690$0
Police - Other 16$78,461$58,84622$8,064
Other and Unallocable 13$72,000$66,4624$5,004
Solid Waste Management 10$40,335$48,4021$1,289
Fire - Other 7$46,028$78,9050$0
Other Government Administration 5$37,348$89,6352$1,993
Judicial and Legal 4$25,960$77,8800$0
Welfare 2$10,859$65,1540$0
Totals for Government 469$2,610,609$66,796184$198,018

Janesville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $838,000 ($13.02)
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,069,000 ($203.06)
    Water Utilities: $2,764,000 ($42.95)
    General - Other: $2,585,000 ($40.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,566,000 ($39.87)
    Sewerage: $1,986,000 ($30.86)
    General Public Buildings: $1,721,000 ($26.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $218,000 ($3.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $104,000 ($1.62)
    Health - Other: $35,000 ($0.54)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($0.12)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($0.06)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,463,000 ($209.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,285,000 ($128.73)
    Libraries: $8,070,000 ($125.39)
    Sewerage: $7,929,000 ($123.20)
    Water Utilities: $6,409,000 ($99.58)
    Regular Highways: $5,945,000 ($92.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,519,000 ($85.75)
    General - Other: $5,162,000 ($80.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,077,000 ($63.35)
    Transit Utilities: $4,068,000 ($63.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,421,000 ($53.15)
    Health - Other: $2,962,000 ($46.02)
    Central Staff Services: $1,478,000 ($22.96)
    Financial Administration: $1,398,000 ($21.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,063,000 ($16.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $504,000 ($7.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $499,000 ($7.75)
    General Public Buildings: $318,000 ($4.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $236,000 ($3.67)
    Parking Facilities: $126,000 ($1.96)
    Correctional Institutions: $10,000 ($0.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,460,000 ($38.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $6,977,000 ($108.41)
    Regular Highways: $1,077,000 ($16.73)
    General - Other: $778,000 ($12.09)
    Sewerage: $614,000 ($9.54)
    Libraries: $432,000 ($6.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $301,000 ($4.68)
    Police Protection: $261,000 ($4.06)
    Central Staff Services: $223,000 ($3.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $202,000 ($3.14)
    Water Utilities: $150,000 ($2.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($1.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,388,000 ($114.79)

Janesville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,920,000 ($138.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,959,000 ($92.59)
    Other: $3,631,000 ($56.42)
    Regular Highways: $2,246,000 ($34.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,093,000 ($32.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $416,000 ($6.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $134,000 ($2.08)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $4,039,000 ($62.76)
    Other: $1,948,000 ($30.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,390,000 ($37.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,618,000 ($25.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $854,000 ($13.27)
    Sale of Property: $380,000 ($5.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $353,000 ($5.48)
    Interest Earnings: $295,000 ($4.58)
    Rents: $264,000 ($4.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $92,000 ($1.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,748,000 ($104.85)
    Transit Utilities: $492,000 ($7.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,397,000 ($83.86)
    Highways: $2,037,000 ($31.65)
    Other: $1,723,000 ($26.77)
    Education: $1,038,000 ($16.13)
    Transit Utilities: $206,000 ($3.20)
  • Tax - Property: $36,915,000 ($573.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $983,000 ($15.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $888,000 ($13.80)
    Other License: $732,000 ($11.37)
    Motor Vehicle License: $552,000 ($8.58)
    Other: $72,000 ($1.12)

Janesville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,213,000 ($1696.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $108,988,000 ($1693.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,735,000 ($244.49)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,510,000 ($240.99)

4.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

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 Dane County, WI  0.86% ($51,355 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, IL  0.53% ($40,424)
from Walworth County, WI  0.37% ($37,942)


4.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

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 Dane County, WI  0.90% ($49,909 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, IL  0.44% ($41,640)
to Walworth County, WI  0.24% ($40,610)
Businesses in Janesville, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy3
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware2LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets15
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices1
Applebee's1Mazda1
Arby's1McDonald's4
AutoZone2Menards1
Baskin-Robbins1Microtel1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Baymont Inn1Nike12
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax1
Burger King3Old Navy1
CVS1Olive Garden1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Panda Express1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Cracker Barrel1Penske1
Cricket Wireless4Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut3
DHL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen3RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry3Red Robin1
Dennys1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts2Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sears2
Famous Footwear1Slumberland1
FedEx9Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Ford1Starbucks2
GNC2Subaru1
GameStop1Subway6
Gap1Super 81
H&R Block3T-Mobile1
Hardee's1T.J.Maxx1
Hilton1Taco Bell3
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
HomeTown Buffet1True Value1
Honda1U-Haul3
Hyundai1UPS13
IHOP1Vans3
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jimmy John's2Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York2Volkswagen1
Journeys1Walgreens4
Justice1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2
Kmart1YMCA1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Janesville:

  • WCLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, LLC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Janesville:

  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Janesville:

  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Janesville: Claron A. Windus, Leslie Allen Bellrichard.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Janesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 67Number of bridges
  • 837ft / 255mTotal length
  • $15,294,000Total costs
  • 819,788Total average daily traffic
  • 105,427Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,431,799Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Janesville, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 171950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Janesville, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Janesville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 195 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Janesville, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 229 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Janesville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Janesville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 77 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED146$102,209257$80,3581,002$106,31042$37,8997$848,28692$69,32414$24,678
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$92,69514$61,036106$110,4298$52,4350$07$89,1514$17,165
APPLICATIONS DENIED27$96,50747$72,559285$111,92831$31,7651$829,91023$88,71014$26,541
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$108,52322$76,949171$113,3108$14,9883$1,913,33311$118,7420$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$123,0203$75,33048$113,7842$120,6100$06$79,3330$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Janesville, WI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED72$104,10774$120,273
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$142,36020$135,158
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$86,9909$121,851
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$95,9636$133,393
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Janesville, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Janesville, WI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 167. The highest number of fire incidents - 276 took place in 2003, and the least - 10 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Janesville, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (37.7%), and Outside Fires (31.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Janesville, WI
    • 1,06937.7%Structure Fires
    • 89631.6%Outside Fires
    • 52018.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 35312.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Janesville, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Janesville, Wisconsin:

  • Ramada Inn, 3431 Milton Ave, Janesville, Wisconsin 53545 , Phone: (608) 756-2341, Fax: (608) 756-4183
  • Holiday Inn Express, 3100 Wellington Pl, Janesville, Wisconsin 53546 , Phone: (608) 756-3100, Fax: (608) 756-3111
  • Super 8, 3430 Milton Ave, Janesville, Wisconsin 53545 , Phone: (608) 756-2040
  • Ramada Janesville, 3900 Milton Ave, Janesville, Wisconsin 53546 , Phone: (608) 756-4511, Fax: (608) 757-4441
  • Cobblestone Hotel & Suites - Janesville, 20 W Milwaukee St, Janesville, Wisconsin 53548 , Phone: (888) 693-8262
  • TownePlace Suites, 2706 Pontiac Pl, Janesville, Wisconsin 53545 , Phone: (608) 898-4200, Fax: (608) 898-4201
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Janesville, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Janesville, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John37274.5 years
Robert37170.8 years
Mary36680.6 years
William32875.6 years
James22770.0 years
George21977.0 years
Helen20780.1 years
Dorothy20379.0 years
Margaret19880.4 years
Ruth17379.3 years
Most common last names in Janesville, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson14174.4 years
Smith13177.1 years
Anderson11876.1 years
Miller8174.3 years
Olson7577.8 years
Brown7376.7 years
Thompson6377.0 years
Peterson5777.4 years
Hanson5776.6 years
Schultz5779.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Janesville, WI
  • 86.1%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Janesville, WI
  • 55.9%Utility gas
  • 39.9%Electricity
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Janesville compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.

Janesville on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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