Gary City is a town in Panola County, Texas, United States. The population was 311 at the 2010 census.
Location of Gary City, Texas
As of the census of 2000, there were 303 people, 114 households, and 82 families residing in the town. Thepopulation density was 159.8 people per square mile (61.6/km²). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 69.1 per square mile (26.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.68% White, 0.33% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.33% Asian, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.32% of the population.
There were 114 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% weremarried couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the town the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $24,219, and the median income for a family was $34,531. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $13,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,151. About 14.1% of families and 20.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.0% of those sixty five or over.
The Town of Gary City is served by the Gary Independent School District.