Green Bay, WI

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Living in Green Bay

Green Bay is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 105,139 people and 27 constituent neighborhoods, Green Bay is the third largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Green Bay is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Green Bay is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Green Bay who work in office and administrative support (14.63%), sales jobs (10.37%), and management occupations (7.07%).

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Green Bay use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Green Bay‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The citizens of Green Bay are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.14% of adults in Green Bay having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Green Bay in 2010 was $24,052, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,208 for a family of four. However, Green Bay contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Green Bay is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Green Bay home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Green Bay residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Green Bay also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Green Bay include Irish, Polish, Belgian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Green Bay is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.