Gary indiana was founded in 1906 by the united states steel corporation as the home for its new plant gary works the city was named after lawyer elbert henry gary who was the founding chairman of the united states steel corporation. With a population of 75 282 people and 34 constituent neighborhoods gary is the seventh largest community in indiana.
Gary gary is a city in lake county indiana it is perhaps best known as the birthplace of the legendary pop star michael jackson.
Map of gary indiana neighborhoods. Gary is a larger medium sized city located in the state of indiana. A city that once was famous for being the hometown of michael jackson and having the largest steel factories in the country gary would later become known as g i. The official us postal service name for 46408 is gary indiana.
Zip code 46408 is primarily located in lake county. Founded in 1906 as a company town for u s. The area code for zip code 46408 is 219.
Your chance of being a victim of violent crime in gary is 1 in 201 and property crime is 1 in 28. 46407 gary in 46402 gary in 46409 gary in 46404 gary in 46405 lake station in 46408 gary in 46403 gary in 46406 gary in 46342 hobart in 46410 merrillville in 46319 griffith in 46323 hammond in 46322 highland in 46368 portage in 46312 east chicago in. Pages in category neighborhoods in gary indiana the following 14 pages are in this category out of 14 total.
Steel it thrived in the 1950s and early 60s and earned the nickname the magic city. Portions of zip code 46408 are contained within or border the city limits of gary in griffith in. Best neighborhoods in gary indiana.
Zip code 46408 is located in the state of indiana in the chicago metro area. Key zip or click on the map. Gary might be the most rundown place i ve ever seen.
Most accurate crime rates for gary in. Neighborhoods and other areas in gary indiana. In this video i drove north on i 65 from the lafayette area to the city of gary in.
Gary was the site of civil unrest in the steel strike of 1919 on october 4 1919 a riot broke out on broadway the main north south street through downtown. Unlike some cities where white collar or blue collar occupations dominate the local economy gary is neither predominantly one nor the other. Download the bestplaces app.
Map that shows some of the areas of the gary indiana gangs but mainly a gary indiana hoods map of the small city s east side west side and south side. Compare to other neighborhoods cities and states in the u s. Maps of gary indiana check out the latest maps in a variety of categories including cost of living population and commute time.
Zip codes in gary indiana 46404 46403 46407 46406 46409 46402.