Gary, South Dakota Population 2024

248

Gary is a city located in Deuel County South Dakota. Gary has a 2024 population of 248. Gary is currently growing at a rate of 1.22% annually and its population has increased by 3.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 240 in 2020.

The average household income in Gary is $57,026 with a poverty rate of 6.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gary is 54.5 years, 52.5 years for males, and 60.5 years for females.

Gary Demographics

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

  • White: 96.39%
  • Other race: 2.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
331.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.33% (8)
The current population of Gary, South Dakota is 248 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 240.

Gary, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24096.39%
Other race62.41%
Two or more races31.2%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gary Population by Race

Gary Population Pyramid 2024

Gary Median Age

54.5

Total

52.5

Male

60.5

Female

Gary Adults

There are 205 adults, (89 of whom are seniors) in Gary.

Gary Age Dependency

114.7

Age Dependency Ratio

76.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gary Sex Ratio

Female11044.18%
Male13955.82%

Gary Population by Age

Gary Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1271.9677.222.8
Non Family771.172.727.3
Married493.2483.716.3
Female151000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.24

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gary Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gary Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gary Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Gary Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,893

Average Earnings

$40,938

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Gary Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gary Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gary Language

99.58% of Gary residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Gary Language

Gary Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White218146.42%
Multiple3266.67%
showing: 2 rows

6.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.44%

Male Poverty Rate

12.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gary

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gary is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gary is White, with 6.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.87%.

Gary Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.08%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%
Some College1.72%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Gary Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed2.7%
Male Employed1.79%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Gary Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gary Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gary Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

67.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gary Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gary Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gary Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gary Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gary Veterans by War

count

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Gary Veterans by Age

count

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Gary Veterans by Race

Gary Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gary Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gary Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gary Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gary Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

35.34%

Born in Gary

99.6%

Native Born

0.4%

Foreign Born

0.4%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.6% of Gary residents were born in the United States, with 35.34% having been born in South Dakota. 0.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gary Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926331.15%
202826031.17%
202725731.18%
202625431.2%
202525131.21%
202424831.22%
202324531.24%
202224231.26%
2021239-1-0.42%
2020240125.26%
201922810.44%
2018227
201722731.34%
2016224-4-1.75%
2015228
201422820.88%
2013226-3-1.31%
201222910.44%
201122820.88%
2010226
showing: 20 rows

Gary Population by Year