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Green Bay, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Green Bay is the 3rd largest city in Wisconsin with a population of 107,887 as of July 1, 2017. Green Bay ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Green Bay is located at latitude 44.5207 and longitude -87.9842 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the City of Green Bay (see map below) encompass a land area of 45.43 sq. miles and a water area of 10.45 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The City of Green Bay (GNIS ID: 1583309) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Green Bay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Green Bay: Greenbay.

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Green Bay, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 107,887
Daytime Population: Workers 64,565
Daytime Population: Residents 55,450
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 120,015
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 104,725
Population in Familes 77,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,162
Population Density2 2,375
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $45,710
Average Household Income $61,595
Per Capita Income $25,413


Total Housing Units 46,969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,112 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,706 (44.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,152 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $134,267
Average Home Value $162,044


Total Households 43,817
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 25,232
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.51% 0.62%
Households 0.51% 0.64%
Families 0.3% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Green Bay, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Green Bay to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 100th
Population Density # 38 95th
Diversity Index # 12 99th
Median Household Income # 591 24th
Per Capita Income # 511 34th

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