Gary is a city located in Lake County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 74,217, it is the 9th largest city in Indiana and the 489th largest city in the United States . Gary is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -7.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 80,294 in 2010. Gary reached it's highest population of 178,320 in 1960. Spanning over 57 miles, Gary has a population density of 1,493 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gary is $44,774 with a poverty rate of 30.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $785 per month, and the median house value is $66,100. The median age in Gary is 39 years, 36.3 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.