Janesville, WI


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Living in Janesville

Janesville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 64,123 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Janesville is the tenth largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities, Janesville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Janesville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Janesville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Janesville who work in office and administrative support (14.37%), sales jobs (10.49%), and food service (6.89%).

The education level of Janesville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.55% of adults in Janesville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Janesville in 2010 was $25,181, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,724 for a family of four. However, Janesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Janesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Janesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Janesville include Irish, Norwegian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Janesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).