Gas City, Indiana Population 2021

5,760
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Gas City is a city located in Grant County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 5,760, it is the 114th largest city in Indiana and the 4392nd largest city in the United States . Gas City is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -3.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,965 in 2010. Gas City reached it's highest population of 6,370 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Gas City has a population density of 1,189 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gas City is $49,685 with a poverty rate of 19.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $826 per month, and the median house value is $88,600. The median age in Gas City is 36.7 years, 35.2 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Gas City Demographics

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

  • White: 93.61%
  • Asian: 2.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Black or African American: 1.81%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gas City, Indiana is 5,760 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,778.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,965.

Gas City, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,43193.61%
Asian1302.24%
Two or More Races1292.22%
Black or African American1051.81%
Some Other Race70.12%
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Gas City Population by Race

Gas City Population Pyramid $2021

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Gas City Median Age

36.7


Total

35.2


Male

38.4


Female

Gas City Adults

There are 4,184 adults, (902 of whom are seniors) in Gas City.

Gas City Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gas City Sex Ratio

Female

2,928

50.47%

Male

2,874

49.53%

Gas City Population by Age

Gas City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gas City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
All64.4%35.6%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Male40.4%59.6%
Female40.1%59.9%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gas City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4132.3764.4
Married9903.0880.9
Non Family8401.1561.8
Female4842.8240.1
Male993.4840.4

2.87

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Gas City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1102.89%
9th to 12th Grade3168.30%
High School Graduate1,56141.00%
Some College94324.77%
Associates Degree3629.51%
Bachelors Degree3268.56%
Graduate Degree1894.96%
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Gas City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gas City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5643,290483
Asian10721
Hispanic7311
Black464215
2+ Races171717
Other Race77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gas City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,398$36,869$29,079
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,366$50,861$22,143
Some College$32,593$32,445$32,689
Bachelors Degree$36,982$40,333$35,846
Graduate Degree$52,981$$47,667

$33,398

Average Earnings

$36,869

Average Male

$29,079

Average Female

Gas City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gas City Language by Age

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Gas City Language

96.39% of Gas City residents speak only English, while 3.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Gas City Language

Gas City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,16291317.69%
Multiple1299069.77%
Asian1305945.38%
Black973738.14%

19.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.02%

Male Poverty Rate

17.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gas City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gas City is Multiple, with 69.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gas City is White, with 17.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.11%.

Gas City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.29%
High School23.54%
Some College11.58%
Bachelors or Greater8.54%

Gas City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed45.78%
Female Unemployed16.44%
Male Employed3.97%
Female Employed2.66%

Gas City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gas City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,454$49,685
Families$49,185$56,548
Married Families$54,081-
Non Families$22,946$32,278
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Income by Household Type

Gas City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Gas City Married by Age and Sex

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Gas City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gas City Marital Status by Race

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Gas City Marital Status

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446

Number of Veterans

431

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam213
Korea72
First Gulf War57
Second Gulf War15
World War II4

Gas City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74141
35 to 54110
75+100
55 to 6495
18 to 34

Gas City Veterans by Age

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Gas City Veterans by Race

Gas City Veterans by Education

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13.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gas City Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Gas City Employment by Age

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Gas City Employment by Race

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Gas City 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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81.27%

Born in Gas City

97.48%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.48% of Gas City residents were born in the United States, with 81.27% having been born in Indiana. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gas City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,760-6-0.10%
20205,766-6-0.10%
20195,772-6-0.10%
20185,778-27-0.47%
20175,805-35-0.60%
20165,840-76-1.28%
20155,916-85-1.42%
20146,001-51-0.84%
20136,052-21-0.35%
20126,073-45-0.74%
20116,118-27-0.44%
20106,1452050.34%
20005,940-356-0.58%
19906,296-74-0.12%
19806,3706281.04%
19705,7421,2732.54%
19604,4696821.67%
19503,7872990.83%
19403,4884011.23%
19303,0872170.73%
19202,870-354-1.16%
19103,224-398-1.16%
19003,6220.00%

Gas City Population by Year