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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIndiana

Economic Statistics

Gary, Indiana

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over75,511100.0
In labor force42,20655.9
Civilian labor force
42,18755.9
Employed
35,90347.5
Unemployed
6,2848.3
Percent of civilian labor force
14.9(X)
Armed Forces
190.0
Not in labor force33,30544.1
Females 16 years and over42,416100.0
In labor force22,80353.8
Civilian labor force
22,80353.8
Employed
19,81146.7
Own children under 6 years9,169100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,76962.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over34,633100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone24,92772.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled6,26918.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,6434.7
Walked8732.5
Other means3401.0
Worked at home5811.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over35,903100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,38720.6
Service occupations8,62224.0
Sales and office occupations9,61026.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations150.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,6117.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,65821.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining440.1
Construction1,1913.3
Manufacturing6,83019.0
Wholesale trade5711.6
Retail trade3,66210.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,2526.3
Information7102.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,5214.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,6797.5
Educational, health and social services8,88924.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,72710.4
Other services (except public administration)1,7774.9
Public administration2,0505.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers28,06078.2
Government workers6,48918.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,2913.6
Unpaid family workers630.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households38,281100.0
Less than $10,0007,89920.6
$10,000 to $14,9993,5749.3
$15,000 to $24,9996,22316.3
$25,000 to $34,9995,15313.5
$35,000 to $49,9995,43314.2
$50,000 to $74,9995,40714.1
$75,000 to $99,9992,5476.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,5013.9
$150,000 to $199,9992250.6
$200,000 or more3190.8
Median household income (dollars)27,195(X)
With earnings27,85772.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
39,897(X)
With Social Security income12,20931.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,458(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,3458.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,255(X)
With public assistance income4,21811.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,294(X)
With retirement income8,15921.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,460(X)
Families25,846100.0
Less than $10,0004,09315.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,8957.3
$15,000 to $24,9994,20716.3
$25,000 to $34,9993,48613.5
$35,000 to $49,9993,93315.2
$50,000 to $74,9994,21916.3
$75,000 to $99,9992,2028.5
$100,000 to $149,9991,3795.3
$150,000 to $199,9991960.8
$200,000 or more2360.9
Median family income (dollars)32,205(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,383(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,992(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers24,432(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,729(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
With related children under 18 years4,764(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.5
With related children under 5 years
2,434(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.9
Families with female householder, no husband present4,436(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.2
With related children under 18 years3,936(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.9
With related children under 5 years
2,086(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)58.7
Individuals26,117(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.8
18 years and over14,730(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
65 years and over
1,782(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.1
Related children under 18 years11,209(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
7,403(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over5,645(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.0
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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