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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIndiana

Social Statistics

Gary, Indiana

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school30,133100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,2697.5
Kindergarten1,9056.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,70745.5
High school (grades 9-12)7,35524.4
College or graduate school4,89716.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over61,790100.0
Less than 9th grade5,0078.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,85819.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21,70335.1
Some college, no degree13,82622.4
Associate degree3,1425.1
Bachelor's degree3,7826.1
Graduate or professional degree2,4724.0
Percent high school graduate or higher72.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over77,131100.0
Never married29,89238.8
Now married, except separated26,28234.1
Separated3,3274.3
Widowed7,2329.4
Female
5,9817.8
Divorced10,39813.5
Female
6,1167.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,679100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,40851.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over71,974100.0
Civilian veterans9,65813.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years26,874100.0
With a disability2,88610.7
Population 21 to 64 years54,127100.0
With a disability16,08429.7
Percent employed
45.6(X)
No disability38,04370.3
Percent employed
64.8(X)
Population 65 years and over12,627100.0
With a disability6,21249.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over94,183100.0
Same house in 199558,63962.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199534,76336.9
Same county
27,23428.9
Different county
7,5298.0
Same state
1,4651.6
Different state
6,0646.4
Elsewhere in 19957810.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population102,746100.0
Native101,05598.4
Born in United States
100,30997.6
State of residence
64,70363.0
Different state
35,60634.7
Born outside United States
7460.7
Foreign born1,6911.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5650.5
Naturalized citizen
9600.9
Not a citizen
7310.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,691100.0
Europe45927.1
Asia21312.6
Africa19811.7
Oceania00.0
Latin America79647.1
Northern America251.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over94,183100.0
English only88,20093.6
Language other than English5,9836.4
Speak English less than 'very well
2,1382.3
Spanish
4,3084.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6091.7
Other Indo-European languages
1,2821.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3710.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1120.1
Speak English less than "very well"
840.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population102,746100.0

Total ancestries reported

89,68387.3
Arab400.0
Czech11510.1
Danish1020.1
Dutch3390.3
English9700.9
French (except Basque)12720.3
French Canadian1380.0
German1,9571.9
Greek2070.2
Hungarian1340.1
Irish11,7931.7
Italian5190.5
Lithuanian690.1
Norwegian770.1
Polish8910.9
Portuguese00.0
Russian960.1
Scotch-Irish1730.2
Scottish1920.2
Slovak3950.4
Subsaharan African1,5171.5
Swedish960.1
Swiss140.0
Ukrainian460.0
United States or American2,0462.0
Welsh360.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2880.3
Other ancestries77,22575.2
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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