In 2020, Gary, IN had a population of 75.5k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $31,315. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Gary, IN declined from 76,010 to 75,486, a −0.689% decrease and its median household income declined from $31,936 to $31,315, a −1.94% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gary, IN are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (77.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.8%), White (Hispanic) (3.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.52%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.38%).
None of the households in Gary, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.1% of the residents in Gary, IN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Gary, IN are Indiana University-Northwest (712 degrees awarded in 2020) and Lil Lou's Beauty and Barber College (28 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Gary, IN was $68,400, and the homeownership rate was 50.3%.
Most people in Gary, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Gary, IN was 1 car per household.