Gary City, Texas

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Population in 2014: 306 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 150  (49.1%)
Females: 156  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  26.2 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 75643.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,740 (it was $24,219 in 2000)
Gary City:

$55,740
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,159 (it was $17,151 in 2000)

Gary City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $100,386 (it was $40,800 in 2000)
Gary City:

$100,386
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $134,141; Detached houses: $155,594; Mobile homes: $91,069

Median gross rent in 2016: $840.

  • Races in Gary City, TX (2010)

    Gary City races chart
    • 29193.6%White alone
    • 82.6%Hispanic
    • 61.9%Black alone
    • 20.6%American Indian alone
    • 20.6%Asian alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races

Races in Gary City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gary City: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (35.2%), American (24.2%), European (11.2%), German (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 161 people per square mile   (very low).

Gary City,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Gary City:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gary City town:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Texas:

16.7%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Gary City, Texas as of December 12, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Gary City to the number of sex offenders is 527 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,359 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $907 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (40.1 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (46.1 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (151.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Long Branch-Dotson, TX (2.7 miles ), Carthage, TX (3.0 miles ), Timpson, TX (3.0 miles ), Tenaha, TX (3.1 miles ), Beckville, TX (3.9 miles ), Garrison, TX (4.0 miles ), Pinehill, TX (4.2 miles ), De Berry-Deadwood, TX (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 32.03 N, Longitude: 94.37 W

Gary City household income distribution Gary City home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+13.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (55%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (2%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Gary City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gary City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gary City-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Gary City town center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gary City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 250.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 252.7 miles away from Gary City center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 217.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 379.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 382.8 miles away from Gary City center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 340.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Panola County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gary City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gary City:

  • CARTHAGE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • CARTHAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • LEISURE LODGE CARTHAGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • EVERGREEN SUCCESS STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • ETMC CARTHAGE Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • CARTHAGE LTC PARTNERS, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • PANOLA NH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gary City:

  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 34 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,542)
  • LeTourneau University (about 37 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 38 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 48 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 48 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 55 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 56 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)

Public high school in Gary City:

  • GARY SCHOOL (Students: 384, Location: 132 BOBCAT TRL, Grades: PK-12)
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Notable locations in Gary City: Gary Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A), Gary Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Gary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Daniels Ditch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Panola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.5%
(27.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Texas average:

14.3

Gary City travel time to work - commute Gary City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gary City town (based on Panola County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,00349
Mainline Protestant1,73613
Catholic1,2991
Black Protestant5827
Other81
None12,168-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Panola County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Panola County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Panola County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Panola County:

28.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gary City:

46.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gary City:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.9%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Gary City:

74.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gary City, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 3$7,357$29,4282$651
Totals for Government 3$7,357$29,4282$651

Gary City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,035,000 ($3382.35)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($13.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($9.80)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($3.27)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($49.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $104,000 ($339.87)

Gary City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($49.02)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,071,000 ($3500.00)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $7,000 ($22.88)

Gary City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Gas Utilities: $286,000 ($934.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Gas Utilities: $286,000 ($934.64)

Gary City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $456,000 ($1490.20)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

6.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harrison County, TX  0.69% ($48,000 average AGI)
from Gregg County, TX  0.58% ($46,979)
from Rusk County, TX  0.50% ($53,122)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,467 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harrison County, TX  0.75% ($54,097 average AGI)
to Gregg County, TX  0.69% ($44,421)
to Shelby County, TX  0.44% ($34,694)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gary City:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGAS (1590 AM; 3 kW; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: JERRY T. HANSZEN)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KDET (930 AM; 1 kW; CENTER, TX; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gary City:

  • KGAS-FM (104.3 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCASTING)
  • KQBB (100.5 FM; CENTER, TX; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBQ (107.7 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Gary City:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • 3,100Total average daily traffic
  • 496Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,340Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (38%)

Gary City compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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