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Population (year 2000): 59,498. Estimated population in July 2005: 61,962 (+4.1% change)
Males: 29,073 (48.9%), Females: 30,425 (51.1%)

Rock County

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Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $45,961 (year 2000)
Median house value: $100,000 (year 2000)

Janesville, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Janesville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (40.9%), Irish (16.1%), Norwegian (15.3%), English (11.8%), United States (4.4%), French (3.7%).

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Elevation: 858 feet

Land area: 27.5 square miles

Janesville,

For population 25 years and over in Janesville

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Janesville city

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

2.4% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,633 (+12.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (37.5 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (108.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Janesville, (0.0 miles WI (2.3 miles Anderson, WI (7.7 miles Milton, WI (9.3 miles Tiffany, WI (11.2 miles Edgerton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2003: 41 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $294,500

Latitude: 42.68 N, Longitude: 89.02 W

Area code: 608


Janesville, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (29.0%), Educational,health and social services (18.6%), Retail trade (13.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,068 (+13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 21,246 (71.2%)


 

Crime in Janesville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 1 0 1
    per 100,000 1.7 0.0 1.7 1.7 0.0 1.7
Rapes 22 19 16 15 20 28
    per 100,000 37.0 31.9 26.9 25.2 33.6 47.1
Robberies 21 29 20 52 38 33
    per 100,000 35.3 48.7 33.6 87.4 63.9 55.5
Assaults 92 117 104 79 90 67
    per 100,000 154.6 196.6 174.8 132.8 151.3 112.6
Burglaries 518 425 503 497 566 498
    per 100,000 870.6 714.3 845.4 835.3 951.3 837.0
Thefts 2,526 2,487 2,441 2,714 2,583 2,176
    per 100,000 4245.5 4180.0 4102.7 4561.5 4341.3 3657.3
Auto thefts 100 108 110 141 102 103
    per 100,000 168.1 181.5 184.9 237.0 171.4 173.1
302.2 298.4 295.6 324.4 316.8 278.4


Average climate in Janesville, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Janesville,

Janesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Janesville city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Russell Feingold - politician, Travis Kvapil - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Mar 1, 1976).


Hospital/medical center in Janesville:
  • MERCY HEALTH SYSTEM CORP (1000 MINERAL POINT AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Janesville:
  • BELOIT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 11 miles; BELOIT, WI)
  • MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; EDGERTON, WI)
  • FORT ATKINSON MEMORIAL HEALTH SERVICES (about 21 miles; FORT ATKINSON, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Janesville:
  • ROCK CO (about 5 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 35 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 38 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Janesville:
  • JANA (about 14 miles; EDGERTON, WI; ID: 58C)
  • BELOIT (about 15 miles; BELOIT, WI; ID: 44C)
  • GUTZMER'S TWIN OAKS (about 22 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; ID: 5Y3)

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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10 $38,265 $45,918 1 $2,121
Streets and Highways 46 $198,567 $51,800 2 $1,634
Fire - Other 1 $3,383 $40,596 1 $2,092
Firefighters 90 $421,760 $56,234 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $37,040 $34,190 22 $9,682
Police Protection - Officers 105 $454,556 $51,949 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $19,406 $58,218 0 $0
Other Government Administration 16 $79,385 $59,538 1 $2,701
Financial Administration 28 $123,227 $52,811 5 $7,010
Local Libraries 29 $104,133 $43,089 45 $61,536
Water Supply 18 $73,334 $48,889 1 $2,061
Parks and Recreation 28 $102,654 $43,994 51 $11,570
Sewerage 15 $61,684 $49,347 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 14 $48,236 $41,345 0 $0
Transit 23 $78,387 $40,897 9 $9,053
Other and Unallocable 15 $60,037 $48,029 0 $0
Totals for Government 455 $1,904,055 $50,216 138 $109,460


College/University in Janesville:
  • BLACKHAWK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,425; Location: PO BOX 5009; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Janesville:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 22 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 39 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 39 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 8,737)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 53 miles; MALTA, IL; FT enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; DeKalb, IL; FT enrollment: 19,477)
Public high schools in Janesville:
  • CRAIG HI (Students: 1,803; Location: 401 S RANDALL AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARKER HI (Students: 1,785; Location: 3125 MINERAL POINT AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ROCK RIVER CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 31 W MILWAUKEE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARKVIEW CHARTER SCH (Students: 10; Location: 422 HWY 11 WEST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Janesville:
  • OAKHILL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 1650 SOUTH OAKHILL AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Janesville:
  • MARSHALL MID (Students: 982; Location: 25 S PONTIAC DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EDISON MID (Students: 748; Location: 1649 S CHATHAM ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FRANKLIN MID (Students: 693; Location: 450 N CROSBY AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ADAMS EL (Students: 477; Location: 1138 E MEMORIAL DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN EL (Students: 439; Location: 1821 CONDE ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WASHINGTON EL (Students: 433; Location: 811 N PINE ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MONROE EL (Students: 404; Location: 55 S PONTIAC DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MADISON EL (Students: 395; Location: 331 N GRANT AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VAN BUREN EL (Students: 394; Location: 1515 LAPHAM ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WILSON EL (Students: 380; Location: 465 ROCKPORT RD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Janesville:
  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 348; Location: 210 SOUTH RINGOLD STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 307 EAST WALL STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN VIANNEY SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 1301 CLARK STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST WILLIAM ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 1822 RAVINE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PATRICK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 305 LINCOLN STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MATTHEWS LUTHERAN SCH (Students: 113; Location: 709 MILTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ROCK PRAIRIE MONTESSORI (Students: 69; Location: 5246 E ROTAMER ROAD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • WOODLAND ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: RT 2 4324 BINGHAM RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Janesville:
  • HEDBERG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,996,260; Location: 316 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 240,307 books; 19,757 audio materials; 15,168 video materials; 604 serial subscriptions)
 

Janesville compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

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)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

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.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; 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.)

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