Green Bay, WI


Green Bay profile

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, Green Bay isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Green Bay are a mix 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%).

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Green Bay is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Green Bay area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The population of Green Bay overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Green Bay, 24.14% have at least a bachelor's 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.