Green Bay

Green Bay: Introduction
Green Bay: Geography and Climate
Green Bay: History
Green Bay: Population Profile
Green Bay: Municipal Government
Green Bay: Economy
Green Bay: Education and Research
Green Bay: Health Care
Green Bay: Recreation
Green Bay: Convention Facilities
Green Bay: Transportation
Green Bay: Communications

The City in Brief

Founded: 1701 (incorporated, 1854)

Head Official: Mayor James J. Schmitt (since 2003)

City Population

1980: 87,899

1990: 96,466

2000: 102,213

2003 estimate: 101,467

Percent change, 1990–2000: 5.9%

U.S. rank in 1980: 200th

U.S. rank in 1990: 205th

U.S. rank in 2000: 240th

Metropolitan Area Population

1980: 175,280

1990: 194,594

2000: 226,178

Percent change, 1990–2000: 16.2%

U.S. rank in 1990: Not reported

U.S. rank in 2000: 153rd

Area: 43.8 square miles (2000)

Elevation: 582 feet above sea level

Average Annual Temperature: 43.6° F

Average Annual Precipitation: 28.83 inches of rain, 46.3 inches of snow

Major Economic Sectors: Wholesale and retail trade, services, manufacturing

Unemployment Rate: 5.6% (February 2005)

Per Capita Income: $19,269 (1999)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 3,762

Major Colleges and Universities: University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, St. Norbert College, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Daily Newspapers: Green Bay Press-Gazette, Green Bay News-Chronicle

Green Bay