For population 25 years and over in Gary:
For population 15 years and over in Gary city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $886 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (43.0 miles , pop. 90,599).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (219.8 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (569.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Twin Valley, MN (2.8 miles ), Fertile, MN (3.3 miles ), Ada, MN (3.6 miles ), Mahnomen, MN (3.8 miles ), Bejou, MN (3.8 miles) , Riverland, MN (3.9 miles ), Beltrami, MN (4.1 miles) , Winger, MN (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 47.37 N, Longitude: 96.27 W
Area code: 218
Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+8.0%).
Work and jobs in Gary: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gary, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gary-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the Gary city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Norman County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Gary:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gary:
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Public elementary/middle school in Gary:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.99. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.5. This is about average. There were 50 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gary that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.0%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
3 people in other group homes in 2000
Gary compared to Minnesota state average:
Banks with branches in Gary (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Gary city (based on Norman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 95.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gary government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Gary government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Gary government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,496 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:
8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,915 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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Gary fatal accident list:
Sep 24, 2004 06:53 PM, 45, Main Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: