Janesville, Iowa

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Janesville, Iowa

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High Points

Janesville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Janesville Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Janesville, Iowa

Comparing Janesville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Age of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 6 4
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 4
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Housing Recently Built 4 7
People Living Alone 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5

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Janesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NW of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Bremer
Standard Zip Codes 50647
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.646
Longitude -92.462

Janesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
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Janesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 829 100%
Male 416 50.2%
Female 413 49.8%
Under 18 188 22.7%
18+ 641 77.3%
65+ 132 15.9%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 2.83
White 822 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Janesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 875
Growth 46
Growth % 5.5%

Janesville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 43.1%
US/American 15.3%
Irish 10.5%
English 9.7%
Norwegian 4.2%
Dutch 3.1%
Danish 2.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Polish 1.4%
Greek 1.2%
Italian 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Czech 0.3%
European 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Janesville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Finchford (50647)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Janesville 829 $47,143
Cedar Falls 36,145 $56,158
Denver 1,627 $53,958
New Hartford 659 $38,816
Shell Rock 1,298 $44,265
Waterloo 68,747 $42,731
Waverly 8,968 $52,656

Janesville Public Libraries

Janesville Public Library
Janesville, Iowa
(319) 987-2925
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Janesville High Schools (2004)

Serves 144 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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