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.
||Population (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Land||2.0
||Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Water||$22,000
||Average House Value (as of 2000)|
||Average House Income (as of 2000)|
||Number of Businesses (as of 2003)||$1,153,000
||Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)|
||Number of Employees (as of 2003)||$4,765,000
||Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)|
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