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Population Demographics for Gary, Indiana in 2017, 2018

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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population80,294100
Black or African American68,10784
Hispanic or Latino4,1285
Two or More Races1,6852
Some Other Race1,4701
American Indian241Below 1%
Three or more races209Below 1%
Asian164Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population36,92643,36880,294
Black or African American30,89337,21468,107
Hispanic or Latino2,0522,0764,128
Two or More Races8008851,685
Some Other Race7587121,470
American Indian103138241
Three or more races98111209

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Gary

Total Population:80,294
Male Population:36,926
Female Population:43,368

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Gary

Both sexes37

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Gary

Total Population:79,586
Male Population:36,492
Under 5 years:3,169
5 to 9 years:3,160
10 to 14 years:3,257
15 to 17 years:1,865
18 and 19 years:1,137
20 years:497
21 years:422
22 to 24 years:1,181
25 to 29 years:1,976
30 to 34 years:1,957
35 to 39 years:1,878
40 to 44 years:1,779
45 to 49 years:2,255
50 to 54 years:2,649
55 to 59 years:2,605
60 and 61 years:914
62 to 64 years:1,090
65 and 66 years:657
67 to 69 years:891
70 to 74 years:1,153
75 to 79 years:908
80 to 84 years:641
85 years and over:451
Female Population:43,094
Under 5 years:3,080
5 to 9 years:3,014
10 to 14 years:3,045
15 to 17 years:1,874
18 and 19 years:1,127
20 years:543
21 years:520
22 to 24 years:1,505
25 to 29 years:2,579
30 to 34 years:2,616
35 to 39 years:2,400
40 to 44 years:2,180
45 to 49 years:2,697
50 to 54 years:3,428
55 to 59 years:3,143
60 and 61 years:1,197
62 to 64 years:1,399
65 and 66 years:869
67 to 69 years:1,140
70 to 74 years:1,521
75 to 79 years:1,330
80 to 84 years:1,038
85 years and over:849

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Gary

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Gary

Family led homes:19,691
Husband-wife family:7,908
Other family:11,783
Population of male led with no wife present:2,091
Population female led with no husband present:9,692
Population of Nonfamily homes:11,689
Population living alone:10,287
Population not living alone:1,402

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Gary with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:10,507
Population of family homes:10,428
Husband-wife family:2,936
Under 6 years only:527
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:757
6 to 17 years only:1,652
Other family:7,492
Male householder, no wife present:1,037
Under 6 years only:260
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:199
6 to 17 years only:578
Female led with no husband present:6,455
Under 6 years only:1,428
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,868
6 to 17 years only:3,159
Nonfamily households:79
Male led households:44
Under 6 years only:13
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:7
6 to 17 years only:24
Female led householder:35
Under 6 years only:4
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:6
6 to 17 years only:25
Households with no people under 18 years:20,873
Family households:9,263
Husband-wife family:4,972
Other family:4,291
Male led with no wife present:1,054
Female led with no husband present:3,237
Nonfamily households:11,610
Male led householder:5,201
Female led householder:6,409

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Gary, by type

Total Home Population:31,380
Population of Family homes:19,691
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:971
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:3,344
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:3,390
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:3,761
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:1,997
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:1,681
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:2,404
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,651
Population of 85 year olds and over:492
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:11,689
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:323
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:825
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:1,076
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:2,538
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:1,562
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:1,406
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:2,110
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,360
Population of 85 year olds and over:489

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Gary containing people over 60

Total Population:31,380
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:12,606
1-person household:5,005
2-or-more-person household:7,601
Family households:7,134
Nonfamily households:467
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:18,774
1-person household:5,282
2-or-more-person household:13,492
Family homes:12,557
Nonfamily homes:935

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Gary with multiple generations.

Total Population:31,380
Home has three or more generations:2,364
Home does not have three or more generations:29,016

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Gary under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:22,451
Unmarried partner of home lead present:2,609
In family homes:2,547
Population of male led and male partner homes:59
Population of male led and female partner households:671
Population of female led and female partner households:87
Population of female led and male partner households:1,730
In nonfamily homes:62
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:46
Population of female led and female partner homes:5
Population of female led and male partner homes:11
No unmarried partner of home lead present:19,842
In family homes:19,771
Population of husband-wife family homes:6,407
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:1,192
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:12,172
In nonfamily homes:71

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Gary

Total Population:63,693
Population Under 18 years:21,982
Population 18 years and over:41,711

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Gary have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:16,529
Family home:10,665
Nonfamily homess:5,864
Male led home:2,542
Living alone:2,190
Not living alone:352
Female led home:3,322
Living alone:3,025
Not living alone:297
Population of Renter occupied homes:14,851
Family run homes:9,026
Husband-wife family:2,042
Other family:6,984
Male led with no wife present:961
Female led with no husband present:6,023
Nonfamily Homes:5,825
Male led homes:2,703
Male living alone:2,309
Male not living alone:394
Female led homes:3,122
Females living alone:2,763
Females not living alone:359

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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