Latest Data (2017)
Population 76,008
Nationwide Rank 459

Quick Facts

Gary, Indiana is the 459th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Gary, Indiana is a city.

Gary, Indiana is currently 57.4% smaller than it was in 1960, the year of its peak recorded population.

Gary, Indiana's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Gary, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
449 Lake Charles, Louisiana 77,117 7.3%
450 Upland, California 76,999 11.8%
451 Baytown, Texas 76,804 15.2%
452 Loveland, Colorado 76,701 47.8%
453 Layton, Utah 76,691 30.2%
454 Flower Mound, Texas 76,681 48.1%
455 Hammond, Indiana 76,618 -7.4%
456 Gastonia, North Carolina 76,593 13.2%
457 St. Joseph, Missouri 76,442 3.1%
458 Baldwin Park, California 76,402 0.5%
459 Gary, Indiana 76,008 -25.8%
460 Wyoming, Michigan 75,938 9.1%
461 San Ramon, California 75,931 69.0%
462 Jonesboro, Arkansas 75,866 36.0%
463 Kalamazoo, Michigan 75,807 -1.5%
464 Iowa City, Iowa 75,798 20.5%
465 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 75,707 6.2%
466 Cedar Park, Texas 75,704 189.7%
467 Arlington Heights, Illinois 75,634 -1.1%
468 Union City, California 75,343 11.6%
469 Bolingbrook, Illinois 75,201 32.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
235 Evansville 118,930 -1.9%
299 South Bend 102,245 -5.6%
348 Carmel 92,198 72.1%
354 Fishers 91,832 135.2%
393 Bloomington 85,071 19.7%
455 Hammond 76,618 -7.4%
459 Gary 76,008 -25.8%
491 Lafayette 72,390 17.8%
522 Muncie 68,625 -3.1%
602 Noblesville 61,882 105.8%
616 Terre Haute 60,774 2.1%
652 Kokomo 57,836 23.3%
657 Greenwood 57,375 56.1%
690 Anderson 55,076 -7.6%
735 Elkhart 52,558 -0.1%
783 Mishawaka 49,177 4.6%
794 Lawrence 48,704 24.5%
820 Jeffersonville 47,383 58.2%
824 Columbus 47,143 19.9%
837 West Lafayette 46,269 61.2%
970 Westfield 39,493 155.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 76,008 459
2016 76,424 451
2015 77,156 438
2014 77,909 429
2013 78,450 417
2012 79,170 405
2011 79,709 399
2010 80,294 389
2009 95,707 289
2008 96,007 286
2007 96,383 280
2006 96,845 275
2005 97,665 262
2004 98,597 258
2003 99,342 253
2002 100,311 247
2001 101,437 239
2000 102,489 231
1990 116,587 158
1970 175,415 74
1960 178,320 70
1950 133,911 71
1940 111,719 76
1930 100,426 92