Gas City, Indiana Population 2020

5,677

Gas City is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 5,677, it is the 115th largest city in Indiana and the 4423rd largest city in the United States. Gas City is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -4.83% 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 1,172 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gas City is $48,004 with a poverty rate of 16.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $786 per month, and the median house value is $82,100. The median age in Gas City is 38.4 years, 34.7 years for males, and 42.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.6 males.

Gas City Demographics

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

  • White: 92.42%
  • Two or more races: 3.83%
  • Black or African American: 2.38%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gas City, Indiana is 5,677, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,757.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,965.

Gas City, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,40192.42%
Two or More Races2243.83%
Black or African American1392.38%
Some Other Race450.77%
Asian350.60%

Gas City Population Pyramid 2020

Gas City Median Age

38.4


Total

34.7


Male

42.7


Female

Gas City Adults

There are 4,369 adults, (1,076 of whom are seniors) in Gas City.

Gas City Age Dependency

77.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gas City Sex Ratio

Female

2,870

49.11%

Male

2,974

50.89%

Gas City Households and Families

Gas City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gas City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.9%16.1%
All67%33%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female42.4%57.6%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4522.3567
Married1,0772.8483.9
Non Family7301.1456.7
Female5572.8242.4
Male883.49100

2.72

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gas City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1654.18%
9th to 12th Grade3428.66%
High School Graduate1,76144.60%
Some College94123.83%
Associates Degree3579.04%
Bachelors Degree2436.16%
Graduate Degree1393.52%

Gas City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6973,266334
Hispanic12755
Black605619
Other Race4545
Asian3535
Multiple Races292929

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,078$38,750$26,726
Less Than High School$$21,399$
High School Grad$30,089$47,612$20,216
Some College$32,321$32,270$32,411
Bachelors Degree$42,283$62,895$37,143
Graduate Degree$72,031$72,900$49,688

$32,078

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$26,726

Average Female

Gas City Language

Gas City Language by Age

Gas City Language

98.09% of Gas City residents speak only English, while 1.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Gas City Poverty

Gas City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,12680315.67%
Multiple22411450.89%
Black1295139.53%

16.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.91%

Male Poverty Rate

16.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gas City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gas City is Multiple, with 50.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gas City is White, with 15.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.36%.

Name Poverty
High School19.00%
Less Than High School13.36%
Some College7.32%
Bachelors or Greater6.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.10%
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed4.58%
Male Employed3.55%

Gas City Income

Gas City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,059$48,004
Families$45,139$51,060
Married Families$53,813-
Non Families$27,240$33,464

Gas City Marital Status

Gas City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gas City Married by Age and Sex

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

Gas City Veterans

495

Number of Veterans

478

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam241
Korea70
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War12
World War II

$Gas City Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gas City Employment Status

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Gas City 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

83.95%

Born in Indiana

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.42% of Gas City residents were born in the United States, with 83.95% having been born in Indiana. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,677-40-0.70%
20195,717-40-0.69%
20185,757-39-0.67%
20175,796-40-0.69%
20165,836-75-1.27%
20155,911-86-1.43%
20145,997-50-0.83%
20136,047-23-0.38%
20126,070-45-0.74%
20116,115-27-0.44%
20106,1422020.33%
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%