Gary is located in southwest West Virginia. Gary is part of Mcdowell County. Gary has 0.84 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Gary population is 852, which has shrunk 7.09% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.52% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Gary median household income is $33,542 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 46.75% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 40.01% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Gary median house value is $32,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 67.86% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 37.64% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Gary is worse than the state average in quality. The Gary area code is 304.