Latest Data (2016)
Population 76,424
Nationwide Rank 451

Quick Facts

Gary, Indiana is the 451st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Gary, Indiana is a city.

Gary, Indiana is currently 57.1% 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
2000-2016
441 Goodyear, Arizona 77,258 293.4%
442 Plymouth, Minnesota 77,216 16.9%
443 Fort Myers, Florida 77,146 48.4%
444 Hammond, Indiana 77,134 -6.8%
445 Manteca, California 76,908 52.5%
446 Loveland, Colorado 76,897 48.2%
447 Lake Charles, Louisiana 76,848 6.9%
448 Upland, California 76,684 11.3%
449 St. Joseph, Missouri 76,472 3.2%
450 Baldwin Park, California 76,464 0.6%
451 Gary, Indiana 76,424 -25.4%
452 Perris, California 76,331 109.7%
453 Baytown, Texas 75,992 14.0%
454 Kalamazoo, Michigan 75,984 -1.3%
455 Layton, Utah 75,655 28.4%
456 San Ramon, California 75,639 68.3%
457 Boynton Beach, Florida 75,569 24.7%
458 Wyoming, Michigan 75,567 8.6%
459 Gastonia, North Carolina 75,536 11.7%
460 Arlington Heights, Illinois 75,525 -1.2%
461 Union City, California 75,322 11.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
232 Evansville 119,477 -1.4%
300 South Bend 101,735 -6.1%
353 Carmel 91,065 70.0%
355 Fishers 90,127 130.8%
391 Bloomington 84,465 18.8%
444 Hammond 77,134 -6.8%
451 Gary 76,424 -25.4%
490 Lafayette 71,782 16.8%
510 Muncie 69,010 -2.5%
604 Terre Haute 60,852 2.2%
614 Noblesville 60,183 100.2%
650 Kokomo 57,799 23.2%
664 Greenwood 56,545 53.9%
680 Anderson 55,130 -7.5%
730 Elkhart 52,221 -0.7%
784 Mishawaka 48,679 3.5%
797 Lawrence 47,866 22.4%
814 Jeffersonville 47,124 57.3%
820 Columbus 46,850 19.1%
831 West Lafayette 45,872 59.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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