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Janesville, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Janesville had a population of 2,272 as of July 1, 2016. Janesville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Janesville is located at latitude 44.1213 and longitude -93.713 in Waseca County. The formal boundaries for the City of Janesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Waseca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,066 feet.

The City of Janesville (GNIS ID: 2395455) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Janesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Janesville: City of Janesville, East Janesville.

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Janesville, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,272
Population in Households 2,268
Population in Familes 1,907
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,302
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 905
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 650
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 775 (80.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $144,792
Average Home Value $156,355


Median Household Income $55,236
Average Household Income $70,524
Per Capita Income $28,003
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% -0.03%
Households 0.29% 0.09%
Families 0.78% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Janesville, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Janesville to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 244 73rd
Population Density1 # 177 81st
Diversity Index2 # 718 21st
Median Household Income # 383 58th
Per Capita Income # 416 54th

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