Gordo, Alabama Population 2021

1,592
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Gordo is a city located in Pickens County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,592, it is the 215th largest city in Alabama and the 8489th largest city in the United States . Gordo is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -9.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,750 in 2010. Gordo reached it's highest population of 1,750 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Gordo has a population density of 489 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gordo is $51,552 with a poverty rate of 22.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $406 per month, and the median house value is $112,900. The median age in Gordo is 49.2 years, 47.6 years for males, and 52.6 years for females.

Gordo Demographics

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

  • White: 54.34%
  • Black or African American: 38.31%
  • Two or more races: 6.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gordo, Alabama is 1,592 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,625.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,750.

Gordo, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White90254.34%
Black or African American63638.31%
Two or More Races1106.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.72%
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Gordo Population by Race

Gordo Population Pyramid $2021

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Gordo Median Age

49.2


Total

47.6


Male

52.6


Female

Gordo Adults

There are 1,318 adults, (328 of whom are seniors) in Gordo.

Gordo Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordo Sex Ratio

Female

829

49.94%

Male

831

50.06%

Gordo Population by Age

Gordo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gordo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.5%6.5%
Male63.6%36.4%
Female61.7%38.3%
All57.1%42.9%
Non Family29.5%70.5%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gordo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7322.2757.1
Non Family3491.0729.5
Married2463.2293.5
Female1153.6661.7
Male223.3263.6

3.28

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Gordo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade836.78%
9th to 12th Grade13310.87%
High School Graduate46638.07%
Some College34428.10%
Associates Degree856.94%
Bachelors Degree806.54%
Graduate Degree332.70%
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Gordo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gordo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White68163285
Black49634526
2+ Races3317
Islander1212
Hispanic222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gordo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,681$45,987$23,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,433$42,125$20,313
Some College$34,274$59,167$24,545
Bachelors Degree$45,250$45,250$47,500
Graduate Degree$61,607$$61,607

$34,681

Average Earnings

$45,987

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Gordo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gordo Language by Age

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Gordo Language

100.00% of Gordo residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Gordo Language

Gordo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black63619630.82%
White8888910.02%
Multiple1107366.36%
Islander1212100.00%

22.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.52%

Male Poverty Rate

29.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gordo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gordo is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gordo is White, with 10.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.94%.

Gordo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.78%
High School18.67%
Some College10.96%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Gordo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.60%
Female Employed15.24%
Male Unemployed9.52%
Male Employed2.69%

Gordo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gordo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,466$51,552
Families$63,750$75,828
Married Families$80,786-
Non Families$17,607$23,860
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Income by Household Type

Gordo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gordo Married by Age and Sex

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Gordo Marriage

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

Gordo Marital Status by Race

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Gordo Marital Status

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158

Number of Veterans

158

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea42
First Gulf War33
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War19
World War II

Gordo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5467
75+52
55 to 6422
65 to 7417
18 to 34

Gordo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black8015.63%
White628.48%
2+ Races1625.40%

Gordo Veterans by Race

Gordo Veterans by Education

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12.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordo Veterans by Education

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50%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

13.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gordo Employment by Age

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Gordo Employment by Race

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Gordo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.37%

Born in Gordo

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gordo residents were born in the United States, with 78.37% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gordo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,592-11-0.69%
20201,603-11-0.68%
20191,614-11-0.68%
20181,625-19-1.16%
20171,644-11-0.66%
20161,655-11-0.66%
20151,666-3-0.18%
20141,669-18-1.07%
20131,687-20-1.17%
20121,707-6-0.35%
20111,713-37-2.11%
20101,7500.00%

Gordo Population by Year