Green Bay, a mid-size city in Wisconsin, has a population of just under 105,000. Families with young children are commonplace, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the population. With an average age of just over 36, the city's residents skew notably younger than most cities in Wisconsin. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 44% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the city boasts a relatively low average rent of $718/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Green Bay will save around $1,900 compared to the state average.
Many Green Bay residents work in one of four industries: manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 30% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of about $57,000, Green Bay workers bring in less than the average Wisconsin resident. Green Bay's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Green Bay has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 who possess an Associate's degree (7%) compared to the national average (5%). Additionally, 11% have a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.
With an average commute time of about 20 minutes, quicker than most cities in Wisconsin, Green Bay residents find that it isn't overly time-consuming to travel to work. Driving a vehicle is the most common mode of getting to work, opted for by 45% of residents, while public transportation is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.