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Janesville, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Janesville had a population of 2,258 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Janesville, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,258
Daytime Population: Workers 502
Daytime Population: Residents 1,092
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,594
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 2,253
Population in Familes 1,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 1,294
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $57,331
Average Household Income $72,054
Per Capita Income $28,465


Total Housing Units 962 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 764 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $148,887
Average Home Value $159,404


Total Households 894
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 643
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.01% -0.09%
Households 0.08% 0.0%
Families 0.53% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

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, 2017 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 # 245 73rd
Population Density # 181 80th
Diversity Index # 731 20th
Median Household Income # 379 58th
Per Capita Income # 456 50th

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