Gordo, Alabama Population 2024

1,542

Gordo is a city located in Pickens County Alabama. Gordo has a 2024 population of 1,542. Gordo is currently declining at a rate of -1.34% annually and its population has decreased by -5.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,626 in 2020.

The average household income in Gordo is $70,402 with a poverty rate of 11.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gordo is 40 years, 24.7 years for males, and 52.6 years for females.

Gordo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gordo was:

  • White: 49.04%
  • Black or African American: 47.12%
  • Two or more races: 3.79%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
474.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.17% (-84)
The current population of Gordo, Alabama is 1,542 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,626.

Gordo, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White91949.04%
Black or African American88347.12%
Two or more races713.79%
Native American10.05%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Gordo Population by Race

Gordo Population Pyramid 2024

Gordo Median Age

40

Total

24.7

Male

52.6

Female

Gordo Adults

There are 1,542 adults, (311 of whom are seniors) in Gordo.

Gordo Age Dependency

52.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordo Sex Ratio

Female75740.39%
Male1,11759.61%

Gordo Population by Age

Gordo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6562.8671.328.7
Married3083.918614
Non Family2281.1353.946.1
Female834.1871.128.9
Male371.8156.843.2
showing: 5 rows

3.76

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gordo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gordo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gordo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Gordo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,020

Average Earnings

$41,370

Average Male

$40,260

Average Female

Gordo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gordo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gordo Language

99.73% of Gordo residents speak only English, while 0.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Gordo Language

Gordo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black88310011.33%
White905889.72%
Multiple712738.03%
Native11100%
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11.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.27%

Male Poverty Rate

19.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gordo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gordo is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gordo is White, with 9.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.7%.

Gordo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.93%
High School16.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%
Some College2.79%
showing: 4 rows

Gordo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed75%
Male Employed3.59%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Gordo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gordo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gordo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gordo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gordo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gordo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gordo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

137

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gordo Veterans by War

count

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Gordo Veterans by Age

count

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Gordo Veterans by Race

Gordo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gordo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gordo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gordo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.72%

Born in Gordo

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Gordo residents were born in the United States, with 79.72% having been born in Alabama. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gordo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,437-21-1.44%
20281,458-21-1.42%
20271,479-21-1.4%
20261,500-21-1.38%
20251,521-21-1.36%
20241,542-21-1.34%
20231,563-21-1.33%
20221,584-21-1.31%
20211,605-21-1.29%
20201,626201.25%
20191,606-7-0.43%
20181,613-27-1.65%
20171,640-10-0.61%
20161,650-12-0.72%
20151,662-4-0.24%
20141,666-19-1.13%
20131,685-19-1.12%
20121,704-6-0.35%
20111,710-36-2.06%
20101,746
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Gordo Population by Year