Gordo, Alabama Population 2022

1,604
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Gordo is a city located in Pickens County Alabama. Gordo has a 2020 population of 1,604. Gordo is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,628 in 2010.

The average household income in Gordo is $51,552 with a poverty rate of 16.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $511 per month, and the median house value is $118,000. 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 Gordowas:

  • White: 57.10%
  • Black or African American: 37.57%
  • Two or more races: 5.26%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gordo, Alabama is 1,604 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,628.

Gordo, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White83657.10%
Black or African American55037.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.07%
Two or More Races775.26%
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Gordo Population by Race

Gordo Population Pyramid 2022

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Gordo Median Age

47.2


Total

40.8


Male

52.3


Female

Gordo Adults

There are 1,152 adults, (302 of whom are seniors) in Gordo.

Gordo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordo Sex Ratio

Female

645

44.06%

Male

819

55.94%

Gordo Population by Age

Gordo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gordo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
Female68.1%31.9%
All65.2%34.8%
Male63.6%36.4%
Non Family43.1%56.9%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gordo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6492.2665.2
Married2303.0391.3
Male442.1663.6
Female944.0268.1
Non Family2811.0443.1

3.12

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Gordo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade686.76%
9th to 12th Grade939.24%
High School Graduate36436.18%
Some College27327.14%
Associates Degree474.67%
Bachelors Degree949.34%
Graduate Degree676.66%
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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
Hispanic111
White587530105
Black39730655
2+ Races218

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic 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$36,773$55,714$33,264
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$34,375$50,625$23,000
Some College$40,313$63,667$31,875
Bachelors Degree$37,250$34,732$38,750
Graduate Degree$56,905$56,429$61,111

$36,773

Average Earnings

$55,714

Average Male

$33,264

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
Native11100.00%
Multiple775470.13%
Black55012422.55%
White825627.52%
OtherNaN%

16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.21%

Male Poverty Rate

21.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gordo

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.68%.

Gordo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.45%
High School17.03%
Some College6.25%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gordo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.89%
Male Unemployed13.79%
Female Employed12.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Gordo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gordo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,162$59,363
Families$73,846$80,315
Married Families$95,938-
Non Families$21,058$30,643
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Income by Household Type

Gordo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gordo Marital Status by Race

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Gordo Marital Status

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123

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War27
Vietnam18
Korea48
World War II

Gordo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5441
55 to 6415
65 to 7414
75+53

Gordo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White608.60%
Black5012.14%
2+ Races1330.95%

Gordo Veterans by Race

Gordo Veterans by Education

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5.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordo Veterans by Education

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53.8%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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75.68%

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 75.68% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,7500.00%
20111,738-12-0.69%
20121,726-12-0.69%
20131,714-12-0.70%
20141,702-12-0.70%
20151,690-12-0.71%
20161,678-12-0.71%
20171,666-12-0.72%
20181,654-12-0.72%
20191,642-12-0.73%
20201,628-14-0.85%
20211,616-12-0.74%
20221,604-12-0.74%

Gordo Population by Year