Income/capita 38%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 22%
IndexGary CityTexasNational
Income per capita$18,568$27,828$29,829
Median household income$53,929$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,167$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,750$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$42,969$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$15,750$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level27.5%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Gary City is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Gary City is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Gary City is 22% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Gary City is 82% higher than the national average

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      Gary City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.5%3.2%
      Manufacturing sector10.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services7.2%55.6%
      Public administration10.3%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.1%22.2%

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      Carthage, TX6,828$50,5189%
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      Garrison, TX987$37,42232%
      Timpson, TX1,645$28,12549%
      Tenaha, TX1,257$24,04857%
      Gary City, TX510$53,9293%

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      Corwin, OH510$54,0832%
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      Source: The Gary City, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).