Gary, IN has a population of 77,858 people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $28,895. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Gary, IN declined from 78,483 to 77,858, a 0.8% decrease and its median household income grew from $28,020 to $28,895, a 3.12% increase.
The population of Gary, IN is 80.6% Black, 11.7% White, and 5.58% Hispanic. 4.72% of the people in Gary, IN speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Gary, IN are Indiana University-Northwest, with 738 graduates, Lil Lou's Barber College, with 31 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Gary, IN is $65,400, and the homeownership rate is 51.1%. Most people in Gary, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Gary, IN is 1 car per household.
Gary, IN is a census place located in Lake County, IN. It borders East Chicago, IN; Griffith, IN; Hammond, IN; Highland, IN; Hobart, IN; Lake Station, IN; Merrillville, IN; Portage, IN& 3 more.