Statewide Claims to Fame

Janesville is 3rd in Wisconsin out of 135 other cities in Retail sales

Janesville is 10th in Wisconsin out of 132 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Janesville is 10th in Wisconsin out of 140 other cities in Current population (2012)

Janesville is 10th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Households

Janesville is 11th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Housing units

Janesville is 13th in Wisconsin out of 131 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Janesville is 14th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Size in square miles

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Janesville Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 63,588 10th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 33.9 14th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,877.6 60th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Janesville Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 6.7% 56th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.7% 62nd 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.9% 73rd 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Janesville Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.9% 108th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.6% 95th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Janesville Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 91.7% 88th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.6% 33rd 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 93rd 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.3% 81st 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 41st 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 29th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.4% 35th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 88.8% 95th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Janesville Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 51.1% 81st 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.9% 62nd 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Janesville Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 27,996 11th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.5% 119th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 25,112 10th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.6% 42nd 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $135,200 104th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 49th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Janesville Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $24,009 99th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $49,772 88th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.1% 39th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Janesville Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,501 10th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,630,579 3rd $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $25,911 26th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $121,126 13th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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