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Population (year 2000): 102,746. Estimated population in July 2005: 98,715 (-3.9% change)
Males: 47,088 (45.8%), Females: 55,658 (54.2%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $27,195 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Gary:

  • Black (84.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (10.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (2.0%), German (1.9%), Irish (1.7%), Subsaharan African (1.5%).Indiana

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 50.2 square miles

Gary,

For population 25 years and over in Gary

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gary city

  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -13,697 (-11.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (29.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chicago, IN (5.2 miles New Station, IN Lake (5.9 miles IN Hobart, (6.5 miles IN (6.5 miles Griffith, IN (6.6 miles Merrillville, IN Highland, (8.0 miles Chicago, IN (9.0 miles East IN (9.2 miles Schererville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2003: 73 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $107,000

Latitude: 41.58 N, Longitude: 87.35 W

Area code: 219


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.8%), Manufacturing (19.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.4%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,984 (+2.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,232 (44.0%)


 

Crime in Gary by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 75 67 82 60 68 54
    per 100,000 73.0 65.2 79.8 58.4 66.2 52.6
Rapes 30 67 77 58 71 68
    per 100,000 29.2 65.2 74.9 56.4 69.1 66.2
Robberies 484 543 461 420 391 346
    per 100,000 471.1 528.5 448.7 408.8 380.6 336.8
Assaults 341 386 281 219 267 209
    per 100,000 331.9 375.7 273.5 213.1 259.9 203.4
Burglaries 2,111 1,667 1,742 1,543 1,662 1,500
    per 100,000 2054.6 1622.4 1695.4 1501.8 1617.6 1459.9
Thefts 2,201 2,202 2,249 2,271 2,373 2,398
    per 100,000 2142.2 2143.1 2188.9 2210.3 2309.6 2333.9
Auto thefts 1,361 1,369 1,240 1,241 1,237 1,219
    per 100,000 1324.6 1332.4 1206.9 1207.8 1203.9 1186.4
627.8 630.9 601.9 536.4 561.9 511.2

Average climate in Gary, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gary, Gary:

Gary-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Gary city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/12/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the city center injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Brandon Moore - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Jun 3, 1980), LaTroy Hawkins - 2005 Major League Baseball player (San Francisco Giants, born: Dec 21, 1972), Akeem Clark - College basketball player (IUPUI Jaguars), Bryson McKenzie - College basketball player (Northern Illinois Huskies), Chris Hunter - College basketball player (Michigan Wolverines), Dwayne Pruitt - College basketball player (Purdue Boilermakers), James Booyer - College basketball player (IUPUI Jaguars), Keith Christmas - College basketball player (Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders), Marcus Ford - College basketball player (Tenn. Martin Skyhawks), Nate Carter - College basketball player (Chicago St Cougars).

Main business address for: US 1 INDUSTRIES INC (TRUCKING (NO LOCAL)).


Hospital/medical center in Gary:
  • METHODIST HOSPITALS NORTHLAKE (600 GRANT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gary:
  • METHODIST HOSPITALS INC SOUTHLAKE (about 7 miles; MERRILLVILLE, IN)
  • SOUTHLAKE CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH INC (about 7 miles; MERRILLVILLE, IN)
  • ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 7 miles; HOBART, IN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gary:
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 4 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • PORTER COUNTY MUNI (about 26 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; ID: VPZ)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 32 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gary:
  • GRIFFITH-MERRILLVILLE (about 6 miles; GRIFFITH, IN; ID: 05C)
  • HOBART SKY RANCH (about 7 miles; HOBART, IN; ID: 3HO)
  • LANSING MUNI (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)

Amtrak stations near Gary:
  • 14 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 14 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Health 150 $369,041 $29,523 0 $0
Welfare 40 $65,800 $19,740 0 $0
Sewerage 170 $616,628 $43,526 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 120 $199,260 $19,926 150 $65,092
Other and Unallocable 200 $399,406 $23,964 0 $0
Airports 18 $46,769 $31,179 0 $0
Other Government Administration 100 $221,621 $26,594 6 $5,792
Judicial and Legal 70 $217,902 $37,354 20 $49,195
Police Protection - Officers 250 $764,384 $36,690 0 $0
Transit 83 $216,983 $31,371 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 20 $50,603 $30,361 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 24 $77,654 $38,827 14 $15,354
Streets and Highways 15 $35,165 $28,132 0 $0
Fire - Other 7 $9,405 $16,122 0 $0
Firefighters 340 $1,024,506 $36,159 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $19,373 $23,247 0 $0
Financial Administration 20 $58,095 $34,857 0 $0
Totals for Government 1637 $4,392,594 $32,199 190 $135,433
Colleges/Universities in Gary:
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-NORTHWEST (Full-time enrollment: 3,208; Location: 3400 BROADWAY; Public; Website: www.indiana.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-NORTHWEST (FT enrollment: 2,432; Location: 1440 E 35TH AVE; Public; Website: gar.ivy.tec.in.us)
  • LOVELLS BARBER COLLEGE (Location: 1700 BROADWAY; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gary:
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 8 miles; HAMMOND, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,312)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 18 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; FT enrollment: 2,523)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (about 23 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 11,188)
  • VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; FT enrollment: 3,376)
Public high schools in Gary:
  • WEST SIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,210; Location: 9TH/GERRY STS; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LEW WALLACE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 896; Location: 415 W 45TH AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • THEODORE ROOSEVELT HIGH SCH (Students: 856; Location: 730 W 25TH AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WILLIAM A WIRT SR HIGH SCH (Students: 705; Location: 210 N GRAND BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CALUMET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 637; Location: 3900 CALHOUN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HORACE MANN SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 524 GARFIELD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING SCHOOL ALT (Location: 711 CHASE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Gary:
  • TOLLESTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 874; Location: 2700 W 19TH AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MARY M BETHUNE EARLY CHILD DEV CTR (Students: 746; Location: 2367 E 21ST AVE; Grades: PK - PK)
  • DUNBAR-PULASKI MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 688; Location: 920 E 19TH AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BAILLY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 628; Location: 4621 GEORGIA ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DANIEL WEBSTER ELEM SCH (Students: 601; Location: 3720 PIERCE ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BRUNSWICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 571; Location: 5701 W 7TH AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • KENNEDY-KING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 557; Location: 301 PARKE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAKE RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: 3601 W 41ST AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EMERSON VPA (Students: 514; Location: 716 E 7TH AVE; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • DAVID O DUNCAN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 502; Location: 1110 W 21ST AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Gary:
  • SPIRIT OF GOD ACCELERATED ED (Students: 267; Location: 1010 ROOSEVELT ST PO 4274; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT ELEMENTARY S (Students: 233; Location: 1775 W 41ST AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SR THEA BOWMAN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 174; Location: 975 WEST SIXTH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHRISTIAN ACADEMY MINISTRY (Students: 139; Location: 110 W 43RD AVE; Grades: PK - 3)
  • CHRIST BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACA (Students: 135; Location: 4700 E 7TH AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • M C BENNETT HOLINESS SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 2134 W 5TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SDA MIZPAH CHURCH SHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 2350 JEFFERSON ST.; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Gary:
  • GARY PL (Operating income: $5,827,628; Location: 220 W 5TH AVE; 678,400 books; 32,600 audio materials; 22,314 video materials; 582 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Gary: Black Oak Picnic Grove (A), South Gleason Park Golf Course (B), Calumet Golf Course (C), Dunes Plaza One (D), Buffington Harbor Range Rear Light (E), Buffington Harbor Range Front Light (F), Brunswick Community Club (G), Gary Fire Station Number 2 (H), Gary Fire Station Number 12 (I), Gary Fire Station Number 11 (J), John F Kennedy Branch Gary Public Library (K), Gary Fire Station Number 10 (L), Moraine Student Center (M), Genesis Convention Center (N), Gary Fire Station Number 1 (O), Croatian Catholic Union Building (P), Marram Hall (Q), Savannah Center (R), Hellenic Community Center (S), Lake County Courthouse (T).

Shopping Centers: Tri-City Plaza Shopping Center (1), Village Shopping Center (2), Miller Mall (3), Ridge Plaza Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Gary include: Abundant Life Tabernacle (A), Abyssinian Missionary Baptist Church (B), Prayer Outreach Deliverance Church (C), Prayer House of Faith (D), Allen Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Galilee Baptist Church (F), Pentacostal Church of God (G), Jesus Gift Apostolic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Waldheim Cemetery (1), Oak Hill Cemetery (2), Tolleston Cemetery (3).

Parks in Gary include: Buffington Park (1), Glen Park Optimist Club Ball Park (2), Gleason Park (3), Marquette Park (4), Gilroy Stadium (5), Leonard Douglas Stadium (6), Carolina Park (7), Norton Park (8), Brunswick Park (9).

Beach: Marquette Park Beach (A).

Post offices: Glen Park Station Gary Post Office (A), Miller Station Gary Post Office (B), Tolleston Station Gary Post Office (C), Downtown Station Gary Post Office (D), Gary Main Post Office (E), Fifteenth Avenue Station Gary Post Office (F).


Gary compared to Indiana state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Gary:
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: WLTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
Strongest FM radio stations in Gary:
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Gary:
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W13BQ (Channel 13; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: STUDIO 5, INC.)
  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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