Gary, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 908 (52% urban, 48% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.0%
Males: 390  (43.0%)
Females: 518  (57.0%)
Median resident age:  55.4 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 24830, 24836, 24871, 24888.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,389 (it was $22,857 in 2000)
Gary:

$27,389
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,674 (it was $13,233 in 2000)

Gary city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $33,527 (it was $19,600 in 2000)
Gary:

$33,527
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $34,153; Detached houses: $34,537; Townhouses or other attached units: $62,498; Mobile homes: $14,763

Median gross rent in 2013: $555.

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  • Races in Gary, WV (2010)

    Gary races chart
    • 68170.4%White alone
    • 26827.7%Black alone
    • 80.8%Two or more races
    • 60.6%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gary: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (23.1%), Irish (13.0%), Italian (9.3%), German (8.8%), English (6.4%), Slovak (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/01/1971

Elevation: 1402 feet

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,014 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gary:

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gary city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 23.3%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $305 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $225 (0.7%)

Gary satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (68.6 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (130.1 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (390.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pageton, WV (2.0 miles) , Vivian, WV (2.2 miles) , Kimball, WV (2.2 miles ), Anawalt, WV (2.4 miles ), Welch, WV (2.4 miles ), Keystone, WV (2.5 miles ), Northfork, WV (2.6 miles ), Cucumber, WV (2.8 miles) .

Latitude: 37.36 N, Longitude: 81.54 W

Area code: 304

Gary household income distribution Gary home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

11.8%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -429 (-31.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (60%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Public administration (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Information (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (45%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (2%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (1%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Gary, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Gary-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 143.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.9 miles away from Gary center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 28.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 25.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 139.0 miles away from Gary center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 172.7 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 McDowell County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Landslides: 7, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gary topographic map

Birthplace of: Johnny Bero - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Gary:

  • MCDOWELL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (PO BOX 220)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gary:

  • Concord University (about 30 miles; Athens, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,698)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 38 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • New River Community College (about 50 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Radford University (about 57 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 62 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • King University (about 64 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)

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Notable location: Gary Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sandlick Creek (A), Leslie Branch (B), Harmon Branch (C), Grapevine Branch (D), Belcher Branch (E), Adkin Branch (F), Turnhole Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

McDowell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.3%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
West Virginia average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gary city (based on McDowell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,60453
Mainline Protestant91427
Black Protestant53111
Other4712
Catholic3134
None17,280-
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: 8
McDowell County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
McDowell County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
McDowell County:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.6%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
McDowell County:

32.5%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.4%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Gary:

29.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gary:

15.0%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gary:

19.7%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

36.1%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Gary:

49.6%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Gary:

80.9%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gary, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,240$25,4400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,265
Police Protection - Officers 2$3,359$20,1541$102
Streets and Highways 5$6,555$15,7320$0
Solid Waste Management 3$3,735$14,9400$0
Sewerage 2$5,857$35,1420$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,779
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$383
Totals for Government 14$23,746$20,35412$4,529

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $180,000 ($198.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($77.09)
    Sewerage: $66,000 ($72.69)
    Financial Administration: $60,000 ($66.08)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($18.72)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($8.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $128,000 ($140.97)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($93.61)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($87.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($16.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $218,000 ($240.09)
  • Tax - NEC: $239,000 ($263.22)
    Property: $31,000 ($34.14)
    Public Utilities: $23,000 ($25.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $250,000 ($275.33)

4.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,178 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.14%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

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 Mercer County, WV  1.04% ($21,776 average AGI)
from Tazewell County, VA  0.32% ($31,278)
from Wyoming County, WV  0.22% ($39,500)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

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 Mercer County, WV  1.69% ($29,358 average AGI)
to Tazewell County, VA  0.39% ($34,045)
to Buchanan County, VA  0.23% ($26,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gary:

  • WELC (1150 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTZE (1470 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYRV (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: FAITH CHRISTIAN MUSIC BROADCASTING MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWYO (970 AM; 1 kW; PINEVILLE, WV; Owner: MRJ, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gary:

  • WELC-FM (102.9 FM; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHQX (107.7 FM; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGTH-FM (105.5 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKQY (100.1 FM; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPMW (92.7 FM; MULLENS, WV; Owner: CASTLE ROCK INVESTMENTS, L.L.C.)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WRIC-FM (100.7 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: PEGGY SUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gary:

  • WVVA (Channel 6; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: WVVA TELEVISON, INC.)
  • WLFB (Channel 40; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)

Gary fatal accident list:

Sep 1, 1985 02:31 AM, 13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $2,575,000Total costs
  • 4,850Total average daily traffic
  • 840Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gary, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Stephanie M Adams, Turn Left On Rt 16 Out Of Welch Towards War (Lat: 37.388889 Lon: -81.602222), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 3042732790, , 108 INDUSTRIAL LN
  • Stephanie M Adams, Turn Left On Rt 16 Out Of Welch Towards War (Lat: 37.388889 Lon: -81.602222), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 3047556916, Sadams@lloydselectronics.Com, 2 WILLIS LANE
  • Ben L Hoff, Turn Left On Rt 16 Out Of Welch Towards War (Lat: 37.388889 Lon: -81.602222), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 3044645670, Licensing@lloydselectronics.Com, 108 INDUSTRIAL LANE
  • Turn Left On Rt 16 Out Of Welch Towards War (Lat: 37.388889 Lon: -81.602222), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 3042732790, , 108 INDUSTRIAL LN

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt 52 E, .5 Mi E Rt 165 (Lat: 37.388722 Lon: -81.601778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPLR230
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHzGrant Date: 11/14/2007, Expiration Date: 12/09/2017, Certifier: Jennie M BurdetteRegistrant: Lloyd Hoff Holding Corp, 6801 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg, WV 26104, Phone: (304) 464-5670, Fax: (304) 464-4146, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 750 Ft E Of Cty Rt 13 3.81 Mi S Of The Wv Rt 103 Cty Rt 13 Int (Lat: 37.316222 Lon: -81.542889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPRL903
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/2015, Expiration Date: 11/13/2025, Certifier: Jerry DuncanRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • 400 Ft W Of Harmon Branch Rd 500 Ft N Of The Harmon Branch Rd Wv Rt 103 Int (Lat: 37.368167 Lon: -81.509833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPRL905
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 10/31/2015, Expiration Date: 11/13/2025, Certifier: Jerry DuncanRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E# 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Nw Tracks Jct Sand Lick Branch (Lat: 37.365944 Lon: -81.553167), Call Sign: KDU339, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.250 MHzGrant Date: 10/03/2001, Expiration Date: 11/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2011, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Booster Station On Wv Rte 103 Approx (Lat: 37.336389 Lon: -81.483611), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPUJ888
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.687 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2002, Expiration Date: 03/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2012, Certifier: David RobbinsRegistrant: Us Filter Control Systems Inc, 6819 Washington Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55439, Phone: (952) 996-9442, Fax: (952) 941-9502, Email:
  • Mobile L2, Lat: 37.361944 Lon: -81.534722, Call Sign: WQPR552, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.380 MHz, 161.055 MHzGrant Date: 07/30/2012, Expiration Date: 07/30/2022, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St, Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB8JAW, Grant Date: 02/06/1990, Expiration Date: 02/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002, Registrant: Jesse J Hunt Iii, Box 141, Gary, WV 24836
  • Call Sign: KB8TRT, Licensee ID: L00851601, Grant Date: 06/02/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Certifier: Lawrence A Barber Iii, Registrant: Lawrence A Barber Iii, 203 Church St, Gary, WV 24836
  • Call Sign: KB8YAI, Grant Date: 02/28/1995, Expiration Date: 02/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2007, Registrant: Randolph B Richardson, Gary, WV 24836
  • Call Sign: KC8BKA, Grant Date: 10/27/1995, Expiration Date: 10/27/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2007, Registrant: Rex A Sadler, Gary, WV 24836
  • Call Sign: KC8HQQ, Licensee ID: L01262063, Grant Date: 03/28/2007, Expiration Date: 06/04/2017, Registrant: Daniel L Phillips, Box 33 Gary House 188 Talman Villag, Gary, WV 24836
  • Call Sign: KD8LPS, Licensee ID: L01504497, Grant Date: 07/08/2009, Expiration Date: 07/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2009, Certifier: Daniel R Church, Registrant: Daniel R Church, Box 554, Gary, WV 24836

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gary and their reported violations in the past:

GARY CITY OF (Population served: 1,633, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2012)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Gary

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gary, WV
Most common first names in Gary, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2773.9 years
John2667.1 years
Mary1678.3 years
Robert1571.0 years
William1572.6 years
Charles1476.4 years
Frank1072.3 years
Willie1077.6 years
George882.6 years
Julia877.9 years
Most common last names in Gary, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1574.8 years
Rose982.0 years
Jones880.5 years
Lester867.5 years
Williams881.4 years
Hairston771.4 years
Martin676.4 years
Childress569.6 years
Blevins573.8 years
Mullins578.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Gary compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Gary on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses"
  • #3 (24888) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #22 (24888) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries"
  • #92 (24836) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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