Gary, IN
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Gary, Indiana Info Snack

Population
76,010
Unemployment
12.4%
Poverty
30.6%
Median Home
$66,100
Median Income
$31,936
Median Rent
$785

Gary SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
5

Gary, IN Crime Report

3,070
Total Crimes
4,110.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
65.97%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Gary
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,070 4,110.5 2,341.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 414 554.3 370.8 366.7
Murder 57 76.3 5.6 5.0
Robbery 175 234.3 79.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 161 215.6 249.3 250.2
Property Crime 2,656 3,556.2 1,971.0 2,109.9
Burglary 567 759.2 323.7 340.5
Larceny 1,599 2,140.9 1,443.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 490 656.1 203.8 219.9

Gary, IN Cost Of Living

90
Gary's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Gary Indiana National Average
Overall 90 89 100
Services 109 97 100
Groceries 104 92 100
Health 100 94 100
Housing 48 72 100
Transportation 125 100 100
Utilities 93 99 100

Gary, IN Photos

Garys Fire Fighters
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Ralph Waldo Emerson School In Gary
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Barney Sablotney House
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Houses On Th In Morningside
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Roosevelt High Schoolc Gary
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Polk Street Concrete Cottages
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Rankings for Gary in Indiana

Map Of Gary, IN

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Population over time in Gary

Year Population % Change
2019 76,010 -0.9%
2018 76,677 -1.0%
2017 77,416 -0.6%
2016 77,858 -0.8%
2015 78,483 -0.9%
2014 79,165 -0.9%
2013 79,922 -1.5%
2012 81,153 -2.0%
2011 82,797 -1.9%
2010 84,407 -

Race / Ethnicity in Gary

White
11.8% (8,973)
African American
78.0% (59,309)
American Indian
0.1% (84)
Asian
0.2% (179)
Hawaiian
0.0% (4)
Other
0.2% (159)
Two Or More
1.6% (1,226)
Hispanic
8.0% (6,076)
Race Gary IN USA
White 11.8% 79.1% 60.7%
African American 78.0% 9.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 2.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.0% 6.9% 18.0%

Gender in Gary

Female
54.0% (41,050)
Male
46.0% (34,960)
Gender Gary IN USA
Female 54.0% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 46.0% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gary for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (3,040)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (7,601)
High School / GED
39.0% (29,643)
Some College
25.0% (19,002)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (6,080)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (6,080)
Master's Degree
4.0% (3,040)
Professional Degree
1.0% (760)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (760)
Education Gary IN USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Gary, Indiana

Less than $10,000
16.6% (1,265,506)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (615,026)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.5% (1,105,117)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.6% (1,109,941)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (1,158,178)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (1,114,765)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.7% (584,154)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.7% (436,789)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (122,764)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (88,756)
Income Gary IN USA
Less than $10,000 16.6% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.5% 9.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.6% 10.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.7% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.7% 14.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 4.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 4.2% 7.7%

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