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 64,359 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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Janesville who work in office and administrative support (13.55%), sales jobs (9.51%), and management occupations (8.52%).

The education level of Janesville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.14% of adults in Janesville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Janesville in 2010 was $27,972, 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 $111,888 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 German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Polish.

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