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People

Total Population 260
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 31.9%
Employed Population 16+ 130
Age of the Population 57

Families

% of people married 57.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,875
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39%
Median Gross Rent $423
Median House Value $36,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 8.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gary Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles N of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Deuel
Standard Zip Codes 57237
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.792
Longitude -96.455

Gary Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CANBY
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station CLEAR LAKE
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 25.7 inches
Station CASTLEWOOD
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 23.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Astoria 141 $54,375
Clear Lake 1,284 $64,722
Goodwin 176 $52,708
Kranzburg 157 $71,250
Revillo 100 $57,143
Toronto 205 $61,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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113 SUMMIT ST
Gary, South Dakota
(605) 272-5651

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