Gary is a city located in Lake County, Indiana. With a 2020 population of 73,966, it is the 9th largest city in Indiana and the 491st largest city in the United States. Gary is currently declining at a rate of -0.88% annually and its population has decreased by -7.88% 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 1,488 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gary is $42,875 with a poverty rate of 33.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $766 per month, and the median house value is $67,400. The median age in Gary is 38.9 years, 36.1 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.5 males.