For population 25 years and over in Gary City:
For population 15 years and over in Gary City town:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $750 (1.1%)
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
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+13.1%).
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
Gary City-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 222% 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.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Starr County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Gary City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gary City:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.1%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Gary City compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Gary City (based on Starr County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gary City government finances in 2002:
4.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,183 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,773 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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