Janesville, WI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 25,072 housing units in Janesville. This represents a 18.5% growth from 21,153 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 24,856 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 216 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Janesville is about 68.1%. Janesville's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.8%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Janesville were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom9.80%
Two Bedrooms30.90%
Three Bedrooms44.40%
Four Bedrooms11.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.62
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$100,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$104,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$469

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage10.30%
Home Equity Loan12.80%
Simple Mortgage47.80%
Debt Free28.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.4%