Gordon County, Georgia Population 2018

Gordon County, Georgia's estimated population is 57,089 with a growth rate of 1.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gordon County, Georgia is the 40th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201757,0891,0101.80%
201656,079-908-1.59%
201656,9876001.06%
201556,3875090.91%
201455,878990.18%
201355,779900.16%
201255,6891920.35%
201155,4972780.50%
201055,21920,14757.44%
199035,0725,00216.63%
198030,0706,50027.58%
197023,5704,34222.58%
196019,2283061.62%
195018,9224772.59%
194018,4451,5999.49%
193016,846-890-5.02%
192017,7361,87511.82%
191015,8611,74212.34%
190014,1191,36110.67%
189012,7581,58714.21%
188011,1711,90320.53%
18709,268-878-8.65%
186010,1464,16269.55%
18505,9840.00%

Gordon County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White50,346
Black or African American2,336
Some Other Race1,442
Two or More Races799
Asian606
American Indian and Alaska Native537
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Gordon County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Gordon County, Georgia Median Age

37


Total

35.8


Male

38.4


Female

Gordon County, Georgia Adults

There are 41,835 adults, (7,515 of which are seniors) in Gordon County, Georgia.

Gordon County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordon County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

28,343

50.54%

Male

27,736

49.46%

Gordon County, Georgia Households and Families

Gordon County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gordon County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All63.6%36.4%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female41.8%58.2%
Male37.9%62.1%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gordon County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,7792.863.6
Married11,1593.2674.6
Non Family4,9601.2655.8
Female2,6373.4641.8
Male1,0233.6537.9

3.21

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gordon County, Georgia Households

Gordon County, Georgia Education

Gordon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,83610.32%
9th to 12th Grade5,30714.27%
High School Graduate13,13535.33%
Some College7,93021.33%
Associates Degree2,1685.83%
Bachelors Degree2,8577.68%
Graduate Degree1,9455.23%

Gordon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,44224,5034,015
Hispanic4,5592,052456
Black1,434932148
Other Race7842022
Multiple Races46335673
Native American39527117
Asian385283108
Islander13

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 80.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.05%.

Gordon County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,339$33,493$24,668
Less Than High School$22,269$24,363$17,467
High School Grad$26,980$31,763$23,435
Some College$30,481$37,669$22,247
Bachelors Degree$38,720$44,025$31,817
Graduate Degree$61,278$69,598$58,713

$29,339

Average Earnings

$33,493

Average Male

$24,668

Average Female

Gordon County, Georgia Language

Gordon County, Georgia Language by Age

Gordon County, Georgia Language

84.85% of Gordon County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 15.15% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.79% of the population.

Gordon County, Georgia Poverty

Gordon County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,4857,58917.45%
Hispanic8,3212,87534.55%
Black2,16180537.25%
Other1,39275454.17%
Multiple78816120.43%
Asian601223.66%
Native53771.30%

20.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.25%

Male Poverty Rate

21.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gordon County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gordon County, Georgia is Other, with 54.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gordon County, Georgia is Native, with 1.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.15%.

Gordon County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.56%
High School15.52%
Some College10.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%

Gordon County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.52%
Male Unemployed28.85%
Female Employed10.64%
Male Employed9.02%

Gordon County, Georgia Income

Gordon County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,390$54,583
Families$45,886$60,649
Married Families$54,042$
Non Families$23,168$32,608

Gordon County, Georgia Marital Status

Gordon County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gordon County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Gordon County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Gordon County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Gordon County, Georgia Veterans

Gordon County, Georgia Veterans by War

3,290

Number of Veterans

3,236

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,460
First Gulf War561
Second Gulf War289
Korea220
World War II115

Gordon County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,141
35 to 54834
75+575
55 to 64551
18 to 34189

Gordon County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9767.88%
Black22913.04%
2 or More7414.68%
Hispanic140.27%
Other111.20%

Gordon County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordon County, Georgia Employment Status

Gordon County, Georgia Employment by Age

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gordon County, Georgia Employment by Race

Gordon County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Gordon County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Calhoun15781164456644.21%
Resaca768781131.69%
Fairmount720738182.50%
Plainville313323103.19%
Ranger13113543.05%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990