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Gary, Minnesota - Basic Facts

Gary is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Gary.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Norman County at latitude 47.3714 and longitude -96.2676. Norman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,099 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Gary (see map) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gary: City of Gary.

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Also See: Gary, MN ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

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, 2014 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 # 688 24th
Population Density1 # 434 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 275 70th
Median Household Income # 561 38th
Per Capita Income # 546 40th

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

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Gary, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 206
Population in Households 206
Population in Familes 173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 627
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

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

HOUSING

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 $98,864
Average Home Value $146,233
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,345
Average Household Income $60,959
Per Capita Income $24,653
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.89% -0.69%
Households -0.57% -0.5%
Families -0.81% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.

Information Updates

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