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Green Bay is a city in Brown County.

It is the county seat.

French settlers called this La Baie Verte, or Green Bay.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Green Bay. For links to other places called Green Bay, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Green Bay is 44.519N. The longitude is -88.019W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 101,467.


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Median household income
Local
$38,820
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Green Bay demographic reports
Green Bay is on the Fox River, on Green Bay.
The port handles shipments of coal, limestone, cement, asphalt and salt.
Public transportation: Green Bay Metro (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Well-known residents have included:
· Arnie Herber, football player
· Earl (Curly) Lambeau, football coach
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gloria Jean's, Jo to Go, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • International Bayfest - June 8-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Green Bay web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Green Bay Symphony Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation: Heritage Hill State Park, Mountain-Bay State Trail
Green Bay attractions: Bay Beach Amusement Park, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay Botanical Garden, NEW Zoo, casino
Sports teams: Packers (National Football League)
Historic sites and museums: Heritage Hill, Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, Children's Museum of Green Bay, Neville Public Museum, National Railroad Museum, Hazelwood Historic House Museum
Colleges and universities: University of Wisconsin -- Green Bay
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 70

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Green Bay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brown County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Green Bay area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54303 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

29% of Green Bay residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Green Bay ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Green Bay was $19,269, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Green Bay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Green Bay include Astor Historic District, Oakland-Dousman Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Green Bay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $442.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $940.


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Libraries in Green Bay include Ashwaubenon Branch, Brown County Library, East Branch, Southwest Branch, Weyers-Hilliard ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Green Bay include Green Bay News-Chronicle, Green Bay Press-Gazette

TV stations in Green Bay include WBAY, WFRV, WGBA, WLUK, WPNE.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WHID., WPNE-FM.

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Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Green Bay political report.

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Green Bay restaurants taking online reservations include Hinterland Brewery Restaurant ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Green Bay workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 21 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Green Bay between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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