Gary, South Dakota Population 2021

229
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Gary is a city located in Deuel County South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 229, it is the 170th largest city in South Dakota and the 16249th largest city in the United States . Gary is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 227 in 2010. Gary reached it's highest population of 229 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Gary has a population density of 306 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gary is $50,292 with a poverty rate of 8.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $436 per month, and the median house value is $50,000. The median age in Gary is 48.8 years, 47.6 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Gary Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gary was:

  • White: 99.33%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gary, South Dakota is 229 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 229.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 227.

Gary, South Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29599.33%
Two or More Races20.67%
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Gary Population by Race

Gary Population Pyramid $2021

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Gary Median Age

48.8


Total

47.6


Male

51.3


Female

Gary Adults

There are 215 adults, (87 of whom are seniors) in Gary.

Gary Age Dependency

132

Age Dependency Ratio

68

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gary Sex Ratio

Female

153

51.52%

Male

144

48.48%

Gary Population by Age

Gary Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gary Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
Female75%25%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family70.8%29.2%
Male44.4%55.6%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gary Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1382.1573.9
Non Family651.1270.8
Married602.6881.7
Male95.2244.4
Female4475

2.75

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Gary Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade2511.90%
High School Graduate11956.67%
Some College3416.19%
Associates Degree104.76%
Bachelors Degree178.10%
Graduate Degree52.38%
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Gary Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gary Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20417922
Hispanic44
2+ Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.78%.

Gary Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,518$36,563$25,278
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,000$34,375$21,750
Some College$35,833$41,250$26,000
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$31,875$$

$31,518

Average Earnings

$36,563

Average Male

$25,278

Average Female

Gary Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gary Language by Age

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Gary Language

100.00% of Gary residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Gary Language

Gary Poverty by Race

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8.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.14%

Male Poverty Rate

15.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gary

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gary is White, with 9.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gary is White, with 9.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.19%.

Gary Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College15.91%
Bachelors or Greater9.09%
Less Than 9th Grade8.00%
High School6.72%

Gary Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.07%
Male Employed2.86%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gary Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gary Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,750$50,292
Families$52,708$59,851
Married Families$53,333-
Non Families$27,083$36,382
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Income by Household Type

Gary Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gary Married by Age and Sex

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Gary Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gary Marital Status by Race

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Gary Marital Status

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31

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
Vietnam7
World War II2
Korea
First Gulf War

Gary Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+10
55 to 648
65 to 745
35 to 544
18 to 344

Gary Veterans by Age

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Gary Veterans by Race

Gary Veterans by Education

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6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gary Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gary Employment by Age

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Gary Employment by Race

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Gary Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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38.72%

Born in Gary

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.66% of Gary residents were born in the United States, with 38.72% having been born in South Dakota. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gary Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212290.00%
20202290.00%
20192290.00%
201822910.44%
201722841.79%
2016224-4-1.75%
201522810.44%
201422720.89%
2013225-4-1.75%
201222910.44%
201122820.88%
20102260.00%

Gary Population by Year