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Gary, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Gary had a population of 186 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gary: City of Gary.

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Gary, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 186
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 155
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 566
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $62,689
Average Household Income $78,725
Per Capita Income $30,413


Total Housing Units 83 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $140,909


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.69% -0.65%
Households -1.71% -0.85%
Families -1.75% -0.8%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

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, 2018 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 # 712 21st
Population Density # 458 50th
Diversity Index # 306 66th
Median Household Income # 286 69th
Per Capita Income # 389 57th

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