Janesville, WI Real Estate

Janesville, Wisconsin is a city in Rock County with a population of just over 60,000 people. Known as the “City of Parks,” Janesville has one of the highest parkland acreages per capita in Wisconsin. Aside from its scenic natural attractions, Janesville has much to offer to anyone looking to raise a family; it’s a great community in which to live, work and play.

Janesville has a vibrant business culture, with many prominent companies headquartered in town. Companies like Mercy Health System, Blain’s Farm & Fleet and Woodman’s Food Market call Janesville home. The city is very conducive to economic development. Its “Speed to Market” initiative speaks to its commitment in assisting business growth through providing efficient services to those looking to start a business.

The city of Janesville also has an excellent primary education system, which has consistently surpassed state graduation rates for the last many years. It provides its students with access to college preparatory and language classes, which is not often available at other schools. Janesville also has many opportunities in the area of secondary education – Blackhawk Technical College and UW-Rock County are located within the city limits. Located nearby are UW-Madison, Beloit College and UW-Whitewater.

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Janesville’s architectural climate is something spectacular. Twenty percent of Wisconsin’s buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places can be found in Janesville. The city’s downtown area is an amalgam of historic architectural buildings and modern shops and store fronts.

Janesville’s nickname, “City of Parks,” isn’t an anomaly. The city has a 2,500 acre park system, which includes 53 parks, boat launches, golf courses and nature trails. The two golf courses in Janesville include the Riverside Golf Course, an 18-hole course, and Blackhawk Golf Course, a nine-hole course. Riverside has repeatedly been given 3+ star ratings from Golf Digest. Janesville also has a public, internationally-themed botanical garden at Rotary Gardens. It’s a 20-acre non-profit botanic garden home to many dramatic and themed gardens, including Japanese, Scottish, French Formal, Italian and English Cottage Gardens.

Other entertainment options in Janesville include the Armory Dinner Theatre, Janesville Jets Hockey and the Janesville Performing Arts Center. The Armory is a historical building in downtown Janesville offering three distinct dining and entertainment experiences. The Janesville Jets are an expansion team in the North American Hockey League. You can see Jets hockey action at the Janesville Ice Arena. The Janesville Performing Arts Center offers performances and events produced by 15 local non-profit arts groups. The center has a 633-seat theatre, lobby and art gallery. Each year, the center hosts over 100 public and private events. Some of the performances include musicals, symphony, dance, concerts, comedic and dramatic theatre, educational programs and more. To find out more, visit the center’s website.

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Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Adams Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 398 Not Provided Adams Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Consolidated Elementary School (Janesville) Milton School District public 91 Not Provided Consolidated Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
East Elementary School (Milton) Milton School District public 293 Not Provided East Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Harmony Elementary School (Janesville) Milton School District public 259 Not Provided Harmony Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Harrison Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 298 Not Provided Harrison Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Jackson Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 346 Not Provided Jackson Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Jefferson Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 362 Not Provided Jefferson Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Kennedy Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 384 Not Provided Kennedy Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Lincoln Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 361 Not Provided Lincoln Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Madison Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 429 Not Provided Madison Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Monroe Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 374 Not Provided Monroe Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Northside Intermediate School (Milton) Milton School District public 784 Not Provided Northside Intermediate School GreatSchools Rating
Preschool 4 Janesville (Janesville) Janesville School District public 516 Not Provided Preschool 4 Janesville GreatSchools Rating
Rock County Christian School - Janesville (Janesville) private 71 Not Provided Rock County Christian School - Janesville GreatSchools Rating
Rock Prairie Montessori (Janesville) private 120 Not Provided Rock Prairie Montessori GreatSchools Rating
Roosevelt Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 355 Not Provided Roosevelt Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Van Buren Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 350 Not Provided Van Buren Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Washington Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 377 Not Provided Washington Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
West Elementary School (Milton) Milton School District public 422 Not Provided West Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Wilson Elementary School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 316 Not Provided Wilson Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Edison Middle School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 702 Not Provided Edison Middle School GreatSchools Rating
Franklin Middle School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 568 Not Provided Franklin Middle School GreatSchools Rating
Marshall Middle School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 915 Not Provided Marshall Middle School GreatSchools Rating
Milton Middle School (Milton) Milton School District public 534 Not Provided Milton Middle School GreatSchools Rating
St John Vianney School (Janesville) private 234 Not Provided St John Vianney School GreatSchools Rating
St Mary Elementary School (Janesville) private 0 Not Provided St Mary Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
St Matthews Lutheran School (Janesville) private 99 Not Provided St Matthews Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
St Patrick Elementary School (Janesville) private 85 Not Provided St Patrick Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
St Pauls Lutheran School (Janesville) private 260 Not Provided St Pauls Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
St William Catholic School (Janesville) private 158 Not Provided St William Catholic School GreatSchools Rating
Woodland Christian School (Janesville) private 0 Not Provided Woodland Christian School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Arise Virtual Academyemy (Janesville) Janesville School District charter 0 Not Provided Arise Virtual Academyemy GreatSchools Rating
Craig High School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 1639 Not Provided Craig High School GreatSchools Rating
Milton High School (Milton) Milton School District public 991 Not Provided Milton High School GreatSchools Rating
Oakhill Christian School (Janesville) private 0 Not Provided Oakhill Christian School GreatSchools Rating
Parker High School (Janesville) Janesville School District public 1361 Not Provided Parker High School GreatSchools Rating
Rock River Charter School (Janesville) Janesville School District charter 187 Not Provided Rock River Charter School GreatSchools Rating
Rock University High School (Janesville) Janesville School District charter 0 Not Provided Rock University High School GreatSchools Rating
Tagos Leadership Academy (Janesville) Janesville School District charter 65 Not Provided Tagos Leadership Academy GreatSchools Rating
Youth Services Center (Janesville) Janesville School District public 0 Not Provided Youth Services Center GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 72,674 159,693 5,687,217
Total Households 28,958 62,868 2,286,339
Total Families 19,617 42,731 1,476,860
Population Density 1,569 3,920 437,888
Percent Male 49% 49% 50%
Percent Female 51% 51% 50%
White Collar Jobs 57% 55% 55%
Blue Collar Jobs 43% 45% 45%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Healthcare 6,648
Manufacturing 6,497
Transportation 6,475
Retail 6,233
Sales 5,454
Education 3,500
Arts and Media 3,441
Management 3,247
Information, Scientific and Technical 2,965
Natural Resources 1,830

Male Female Breakdown

Population Age

White vs Blue Collar Jobs

Top Professions

Work Transportation Method

Household Income with Head of House hold under age of 25

Household Income with Head of House Hold between the ages of 25 and 44

Household Income with Head of House Hold between the ages of 45 and 64

Household Income with Head of Household over the age of 65

Housing Demographics

  City County State
Total Housing Units 31,195 68,423 2,620,437
Owner Occupied Housing Units 20,713 45,320 1,568,389
Renter Occupied Housing Units 8,245 17,547 717,965
Vacant Housing Units 2,233 5,516 334,086
Occupancy Rate 93% 92% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 6 24 1,560

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 1,139 3,142 128,186
5 - 14 minutes 12,715 17,450 381,968
15 - 29 minutes 9,936 15,973 449,048
30 - 44 minutes 3,848 8,211 289,612
45-59 minutes 2,742 5,508 143,851
Over 60 minutes 1,589 2,921 81,275

Total Housing Units

Housing By Occupant

Commute Time To Work

Monthly Rental Rates

Monthly Mortgage Costs

Age of Homeowners

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 4,862 13,459 374,133
High School Graduate 17,433 38,531 1,258,952
Some College 11,616 23,510 808,107
Associates Degree 4,544 9,832 355,880
Bachelors Degree 6,945 13,989 663,912
Graduate Degree 3,325 5,918 243,373

Education Attainment


Market Conditions

Market Conditions for Janesville

August 2017

Median Sale Price
$138,950

 DOWN -7.67%
vs. Month Ago
Homes for Sale


  %
vs. Month Ago
Homes Sold
86

 DOWN -8.51%
vs. Month Ago
Avg Days on Market
24

 DOWN -11.11%
vs. Month Ago

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in August was $138,950. The median sales price for homes in August fell by ($11,550) compared to last month. This represents a 7.67% decrease from July. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes fell by ($5,000) representing a -3.47% year-over-year change.

The median sales price is the middle value of all sales occurring in the market during the past thirty days when you arrange these sales prices from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average as the median does not change as much as a result of a few unusually low or high sales prices.

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale remained level in August to . Compared to the same month last year when there were homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has did not change representing a % year-over-year change.

Homes for sale represents the number of active listings on the market during the specified month as reported in the MLS system operating within the market area.

Homes Sold

The inventory of homes for sale remained level in August to . Compared to the same month last year when there were homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has did not change representing a % year-over-year change.

Homes for sale represents the number of active listings on the market during the specified month as reported in the MLS system operating within the market area.

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in August (24) decreased by 3 days compared to July. This represents a 11.11% decrease in days on market for homes in the market from the previous month. Compared to the same month last year, the days on market for homes sold decreased by 16, a -40% year-over-year change.

Average Days on Market is the time period between the date when a home is listed for sale in an MLS system and the date it is sold.

Sale/List Price Ratio

The Sale/List Price Ratio of 97.32% in August fell by 1.42% compared to July and increased 0.3% compared to the same period last year.

Sale/List Price Ratio is the sale price of a listing divided by the original list price expressed as a percentage. The Sale/List Price Ratio for the market is determined by adding the Sale/List Price Ratio for each listing sold in the market during the month and dividing by the number of listings sold during the month.

New Homes

The number of homes listed in August (119) rose by 5 compared to July, a 4.38% change. Compared to August 2016, the number of new listings decreased by 17, a -12.5% year-over-year change.

Newly Listed Homes are the total count of homes that have been listed within the market area during the most recent month, as reported in the MLS system(s) operating in the market area.

Median List Price Homes

The median list price in August was $145,000. The median list price for homes in August rose by $1,300 compared to last month. This represents a 0.9% increase from July. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $600 representing a 0.41% year-over-year increase.

The median list price is the middle value of all currently active listings as reported in the MLS systems in the market area when you arrange these list prices from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average as the median does not change as much as a result of the existence of a few unusually low or high list prices.




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