Gary SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
6

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Gary, Indiana Info Snack

Gary (/ri/) is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States, 25 miles (40 km) from downtown Chicago, Illinois.
Population
77,416
Unemployment
15.7%
Poverty
35.8%
Median Home
$66,300
Median Income
$29,293
Median Rent
$751

1 Reviews & Comments About Gary

Overall User Rating
2.0
/5

07/14/2018

Gary is famous for its terrible crime and the destruction of the city. But I still have a soft spot in my heart about it because I grew up there

Back in the day, it was a friendly and vibrant town. Nowadays, people are afraid to go there and the population is shrinking.

Rankings for Gary in Indiana

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Map Of Gary, IN

Population over time in Gary

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Gary Per 100k

Crime Gary IN USA
Violent Crime 621.3 399.0 382.9
Murder 63.3 6.0 5.3
Robbery 253.3 99.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 262.5 254.6 248.9
Property Crime 3404.7 2416.9 2362.0
Burglary 894.4 452.1 430.4
Larceny 1953.6 1733.8 1694.0
Car Theft 556.7 231.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Gary

White
11.8% (9,127)
African American
80.2% (62,108)
American Indian
0.2% (129)
Asian
0.4% (295)
Hawaiian
0.1% (102)
Other
0.1% (45)
Two Or More
1.4% (1,088)
Hispanic
5.8% (4,522)
Race Gary IN USA
White 11.8% 79.8% 61.5%
African American 80.2% 9.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 2.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 5.8% 6.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Gary, Indiana

Less than $10,000
19.8% (1,532,836)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.1% (704,485)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.6% (1,207,689)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.3% (1,029,632)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (1,060,599)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.0% (1,161,240)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.8% (526,428)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.5% (348,372)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (116,124)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (61,932)
Income Gary IN USA
Less than $10,000 19.8% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.1% 4.9% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.6% 10.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.3% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 14.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.0% 19.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.8% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.5% 12.6% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Gary

Female
54.3% (42,001)
Male
45.7% (35,414)
Gender Gary IN USA
Female 54.3% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 45.7% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gary for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.3% (3,350)
9-12th Grade
10.8% (8,360)
High School / GED
36.5% (28,254)
Some College
26.4% (20,468)
Associate's Degree
9.1% (7,065)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (6,225)
Master's Degree
3.8% (2,945)
Professional Degree
0.6% (433)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (311)
Education Gary IN USA
< 9th Grade 4.3% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 10.8% 7.9% 7.2%
High School / GED 36.5% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 26.4% 20.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.1% 8.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 16.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.8% 6.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.6% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.0% 1.4%

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