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Janesville is a city in Waseca County.
The community was named for Jane Sprague, settler
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Janesville. For links to other places called Janesville, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Janesville is 44.116N. The longitude is -93.707W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,066 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,111.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Janesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Waseca County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56048 ZIP code.
47% of Janesville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Janesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Janesville was $17,443, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Janesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Janesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.
Libraries in Janesville include Janesville Public Library ... View libraries
Waseca County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Janesville political report.
The average commute time for Janesville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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