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Beloit is a town in Rock County, in the Janesville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Beloit. For links to other places called Beloit, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Beloit is 42.538N. The longitude is -89.079W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,038.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Beloit demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53511 ZIP code.
28% of Beloit residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beloit ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beloit was $21,874, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Beloit residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Beloit, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $447. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $886.
Rock County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beloit political report.
The average commute time for Beloit workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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