Gary, IN
Demographic Data



Map Loading GIF Please wait, loading your map...

Greatest Income Increase
Greatest Income Decrease




Gary Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Gary Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
76,424

Age

PEOPLE OF Indiana DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.73
5 To 17 18.38
18 To 24 9.26
25 To 34 11.23
35 To 54 23.37
55 To 64 13.64
65 Years And Over 16.39

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 84.1
COLLEGE GRADUATES 12.7

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Gary 16907 15114.219786114185 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Gary 28895 13927.805755395684 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
35.9%

Employment Industries in Gary

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 20.1
Manufacturing 12.7
Retail 11.5
Accommodation 9.8
Education 8.6
Transportation 6.9
Administration 5.1
Public Service 4.9
Other 4.9
Arts 3.3
Construction 3.3
Finance 3.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 11.7
Black Or African American 80.6
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 0.3
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.4
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.6

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 2.6
Irish 2.3
English 1.1
Italian 1.1
Polish 0.9
African 0.7
French 0.4
Russian 0.3
Dutch 0.3
Scottish 0.3
Lithuanian 0.2
Greek 0.2
Slovak 0.2
Swedish 0.1
Scots-Irish 0.1
Romanian 0.1
European 0.1
Norwegian 0.1
Scandinavian 0.1
Nigerian 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 95.3
Spanish 3.0
French 0.4
African languages 0.3
German/Yiddish 0.2
French Creole 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
Other Indo-European 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Arabic 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Korean 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Langs. of India 0.1
Greek 0.1
Slavic languages 0.0
Polish 0.0
Serbo-Croatian 0.0
Chinese 0.0
Vietnamese 0.0

Foreign Born Gary Residents:
1.7%