Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Gary, WV

Gary is a city in McDowell County, West Virginia, USA. The population was 917 at the 2000 census. Gary was once a booming coal mining company town run by the United States Steel Corporation. Gary was incorporated on July 1, 1971, by popular vote of residents in an election held on March 16, 1970. Incorporation includes five communities: Elbert, Filbert, Gary, Thorpe, and Wilcoe. The town was named in honor of Judge Elbert Gary, one-time president of U.S. Steel Corporation. U.S. Steel shut down its Gary Operations in 1986. The principal industry is coal mining, but poverty and unemployment have plagued the area since the closing of U.S. Steel. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Mcdowell County683 Population (as of 2000)
West Virginia State0 Population (current)
27.9 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$22,000 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$25,667 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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10 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$1,153,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
231 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$4,765,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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