Income/capita 19%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 10%
IndexGreen BayWisconsinNational
Income per capita$24,052$29,253$29,829
Median household income$43,473$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,597$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,165$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$30,566$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$22,150$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level18.3%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Green Bay is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Green Bay is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Green Bay is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Green Bay is 21% higher than the national average

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      Green Bay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.8%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector26.6%2.6%
      Financial & insurance services3.4%7.7%
      Wholesale & retail services16.8%15.8%
      Public administration3.0%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%3.0%
      Education, health & social services8.1%29.9%

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      Suamico, WI11,996$89,12661%
      Wrightstown, WI3,265$72,66731%
      Hobart, WI7,779$71,58329%
      Dyckesville, WI510$71,37529%
      Allouez, WI13,933$66,14920%
      Green Bay, WI104,951$43,47321%

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      Green Bay, WI104,951$43,47321%
      Source: The Green Bay, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).