Gary, South Dakota Population 2020

230

Gary is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 230, it is the 170th largest city in South Dakota and the 16239th largest city in the United States. Gary is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 1.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 227 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Gary has a population density of 307 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gary is $44,627 with a poverty rate of 12.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $432 per month, and the median house value is $46,700. The median age in Gary is 53.8 years, 53.4 years for males, and 56.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.1 males.

Gary Demographics

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

  • White: 99.67%
  • Two or more races: 0.33%
  • 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 230, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 226.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 227.

Gary, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29999.67%
Two or More Races10.33%

Gary Population Pyramid 2020

Gary Median Age

53.8


Total

53.4


Male

56.5


Female

Gary Adults

There are 229 adults, (109 of whom are seniors) in Gary.

Gary Age Dependency

150

Age Dependency Ratio

90.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gary Sex Ratio

Female

157

52.33%

Male

143

47.67%

Gary Households and Families

Gary Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gary Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female80%20%
Married79.4%20.6%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Male50%50%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1422.1174.6
Married632.5679.4
Non Family621.1374.2
Male124.1750
Female53.880

2.6

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

9.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gary Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31.34%
9th to 12th Grade188.04%
High School Graduate13560.27%
Some College3616.07%
Associates Degree83.57%
Bachelors Degree167.14%
Graduate Degree83.57%

Gary Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22019924
Hispanic33
Multiple Races11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,364$31,923$20,833
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,875$33,333$17,500
Some College$26,250$30,625$26,042
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$45,625$$

$26,364

Average Earnings

$31,923

Average Male

$20,833

Average Female

Gary Language

Gary Language by Age

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 Poverty

Gary Poverty by Race

12.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.76%

Male Poverty Rate

19.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gary

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gary is White, with 13.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gary is White, with 13.31% 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 23.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.39%.

Name Poverty
Some College27.27%
Less Than High School14.29%
Bachelors or Greater12.50%
High School8.15%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed13.21%
Male Employed4.05%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gary Income

Gary Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,955$44,627
Families$50,000$50,933
Married Families$50,893-
Non Families$20,000$32,310

Gary Marital Status

Gary Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gary Married by Age and Sex

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 Over 65.

Gary Marital Status by Race

Gary Veterans

40

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War8
World War II3
Korea2
First Gulf War

$Gary Veterans by Education

12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gary Employment Status

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gary Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

35.00%

Born in South Dakota

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.67% of Gary residents were born in the United States, with 35.00% having been born in South Dakota. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202023020.88%
201922820.88%
201822610.44%
201722520.90%
2016223-3-1.33%
2015226-1-0.44%
201422720.89%
2013225-3-1.32%
20122280.00%
201122820.88%
20102260.00%