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Gary, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Gary had a population of 206 as of July 1, 2015. Gary ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gary is located at latitude 47.3726 and longitude -96.2655 in Norman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gary (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Norman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,099 feet.

The City of Gary (GNIS ID: 2394864) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gary population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gary: City of Gary.

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Gary, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 206
Population in Households 206
Population in Familes 172
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 627
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 81
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $114,583
Average Home Value $158,562


Median Household Income $51,335
Average Household Income $64,342
Per Capita Income $26,346
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.72% -0.69%
Households -0.46% -0.5%
Families -0.65% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Gary, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gary to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 687 24th
Population Density1 # 436 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 221 76th
Median Household Income # 513 43rd
Per Capita Income # 456 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.