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Gary, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Gary had a population of 181 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gary: City of Gary.

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Gary, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 181
Daytime Population: Workers 148
Daytime Population: Residents 71
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 219
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 181
Population in Familes 151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 551
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $58,271
Average Household Income $71,616
Per Capita Income $28,843


Total Housing Units 81 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $102,941
Average Home Value $133,871


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -2.28% -1.01%
Households -2.32% -1.17%
Families -2.26% -1.23%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Gary, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gary to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 717 21st
Population Density # 460 49th
Diversity Index # 281 69th
Median Household Income # 345 62nd
Per Capita Income # 427 53rd

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