Gary, McDowell County, West Virginia

Gary: City in West Virginia, United States

About

Gary is a city located in the county of McDowell in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 968 and a population density of 428 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 759 inhabitants.

The city was created 120 years ago in 1901.

Quick Facts about Gary

Population : 759 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : McDowell County
Postal code : 24836
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 2.26 km2
Altitude : 1,411 feet / 430 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1902 (120 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:50:49 (2nd December 2022)
Density : 336 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -27.54% (2010-2020)
Gary locator map
Location of Gary on West Virginia map.
Child coal miners '1908' crop image
Child coal miners '1908' crop
Child coal miners '1908' crop image

Geography

Gary is located at 37°21'49"N 81°33'0"W (37.3637300, -81.5501100).

Gary map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Gary decreased by 27.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 968 - census
2011 952 -1.68% estimation process
2012 934 -1.93% estimation process
2013 921 -1.41% estimation process
2014 901 -2.22% estimation process
2015 879 -2.5% estimation process
2016 854 -2.93% estimation process
2017 825 -3.52% estimation process
2018 812 -1.6% estimation process
2019 788 -3.05% estimation process
2020 759 -3.82% estimation process

Gary zip code is 24836. County name: McDowell, County fips: 54047

People born in Gary (2)

People born in Gary, including baseball player Johnny Bero, Marine Corps Navy Cross recipient Stanley J. Wawrzyniak, .

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Schools in Gary

College & universities near Gary, WV

Code Name City ZIP
231554 Bluefield College Bluefield (VA) 24605

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gary, WV

Code Name Address Type
HIN Hinton Front St. and Fifth Ave. RAIL
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL

Post offices near Gary

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gary Post Office Gary (WV) 24836

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Gary , Indiana city in Lake County, Indiana, United States with a population of 74,693 people.
  • Gary , South Dakota city in South Dakota, United States with a population of 229 people.
  • Gary , Minnesota city in Norman County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 201 people.

Other cities in McDowell County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McDowell County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Welch 1,575 City in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States
War 659 City in West Virginia, United States
Davy 324 United States, a town
Northfork 322 West Virginia
Iaeger 232 Town of the United States
Anawalt 172 Human settlement in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Kimball 147 Town in West Virginia, United States