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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 65,942 people and 18 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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Janesville who work in office and administrative support (12.27%), sales jobs (10.24%), and management occupations (7.98%).

The percentage of people in Janesville who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.21% of adults in Janesville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Janesville in 2018 was $30,041, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,164 for a family of four. However, Janesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Janesville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Janesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.