Gary City, Texas

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Population in 2017: 303 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 148  (49.2%)
Females: 155  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

26.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75643.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,913 (it was $24,219 in 2000)
Gary City:

$35,913
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,813 (it was $17,151 in 2000)

Gary City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,305 (it was $40,800 in 2000)
Gary City:

$90,305
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $140,953; detached houses: $163,821; mobile homes: $87,758

Median gross rent in 2017: $867.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gary City: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.5%
  • Races in Gary City, TX (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Gary City, Texas as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gary City is 264 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (39.9%), American (24.9%), European (9.0%), German (5.8%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 160 people per square mile   (very low).

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1 resident is foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,424 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $954 (0.9%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Gary City, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gary City, TX in 2017

Gary City satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+13.1%).
Most common industries in Gary City, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.1%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (17.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (11.1%)
  • Utilities (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.9%)
  • Educational services (19.6%)
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.5%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Gary City, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.2%)
  • Religious workers (6.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (14.3%)
  • Religious workers (11.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (9.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Carpenters (6.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (13.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)

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 the 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 Gary 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 the 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 Gary 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).
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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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Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Gary City:

Marital status in Gary City, TX
  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

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
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Panola County:

28.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
Texas:

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

Gary City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $276,000 ($910.89)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($95.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $144,000 ($475.25)

Gary City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $13,000 ($42.90)
    Rents: $12,000 ($39.60)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($16.50)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($9.90)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $752,000 ($2481.85)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $12,000 ($39.60)

Gary City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $588,000 ($1940.59)

5.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harrison County, TX  0.59% ($52,286 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TX  0.45% ($30,270)
from Gregg County, TX  0.43% ($16,333)


5.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harrison County, TX  0.92% ($55,000 average AGI)
to Gregg County, TX  0.84% ($44,514)
to Rusk County, TX  0.48% ($35,350)

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
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 89.1mTotal length
  • 48,827Total average daily traffic
  • 8,173Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,147Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gary City, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gary City, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gary City, TX
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 38.7%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gary City, TX
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 40.9%Utility gas


Gary City compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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