Janesville, WI Population

Population: 59,498. Estimated population in July 2020: 61,962 (+4.1% change)
Males: 29,073 (48.9%), Females: 30,425 (51.1%)

Rock County

Zip codes: 53545, 53546.

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

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%).

Elevation: 858 feet

Land area: 27.5 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Janesville:

  • MERCY HEALTH SYSTEM CORP (1000 MINERAL POINT AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Janesville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Janesville:

  • ROCK CO (about 5 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 35 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 38 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Janesville:

  • JANA (about 14 miles; EDGERTON, WI; Abbreviation: 58C)
  • BELOIT (about 15 miles; BELOIT, WI; Abbreviation: 44C)
  • GUTZMER’S TWIN OAKS (about 22 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Abbreviation: 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.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Janesville:

  • BLACKHAWK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,425; Location: PO BOX 5009; Public)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 39 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 39 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 53 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)