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Janesville is a town in Rock County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Janesville. For links to other places called Janesville, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Janesville is 42.718N. The longitude is -89.077W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,750.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Janesville 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 53563 ZIP code.
35% of Janesville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Janesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Janesville was $25,656, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Janesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Janesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $510. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,267.
Rock County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Janesville political report.
The average commute time for Janesville workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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