Gordo, Alabama Population 2020

1,608

Gordo is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,608, it is the 213th largest city in Alabama and the 8454th largest city in the United States. Gordo is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -8.11% 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 494 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gordo is $52,780 with a poverty rate of 18.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $423 per month, and the median house value is $111,300. The median age in Gordo is 47.3 years, 46.3 years for males, and 48.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Gordo Demographics

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

  • White: 54.20%
  • Black or African American: 39.76%
  • Two or more races: 5.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gordo, Alabama is 1,608, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,624.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,750.

Gordo, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,00654.20%
Black or African American73839.76%
Two or More Races1045.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.43%

Gordo Population Pyramid 2020

Gordo Median Age

47.3


Total

46.3


Male

48.9


Female

Gordo Adults

There are 1,452 adults, (376 of whom are seniors) in Gordo.

Gordo Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordo Sex Ratio

Female

950

51.19%

Male

906

48.81%

Gordo Households and Families

Gordo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gordo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
Female54.8%45.2%
All54.6%45.4%
Male50%50%
Non Family24.1%75.9%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7462.4954.6
Non Family2991.0324.1
Married2853.2787
Female1263.9454.8
Male363.3150

3.41

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gordo Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade695.00%
9th to 12th Grade13910.08%
High School Graduate58642.49%
Some College36126.18%
Associates Degree775.58%
Bachelors Degree1218.77%
Graduate Degree261.89%

Gordo Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White801752103
Black53439544
Multiple Races3616
Islander88

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 white people with a rate of 12.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,873$41,731$25,313
Less Than High School$28,482$$
High School Grad$31,691$34,583$23,672
Some College$33,563$58,250$24,643
Bachelors Degree$41,000$51,250$29,861
Graduate Degree$61,719$$61,719

$32,873

Average Earnings

$41,731

Average Male

$25,313

Average Female

Gordo Language

Gordo Language by Age

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 Poverty

Gordo Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black73815921.54%
White1,006969.54%
Multiple1048480.77%
Islander88100.00%

18.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.91%

Male Poverty Rate

24.21%

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 9.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.54%
High School15.53%
Some College9.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.30%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed12.93%
Male Employed2.87%

Gordo Income

Gordo Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,333$52,780
Families$62,125$72,654
Married Families$77,560-
Non Families$17,596$21,910

Gordo Marital Status

Gordo Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gordo Married by Age and Sex

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

Gordo Veterans

174

Number of Veterans

174

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea50
First Gulf War44
Vietnam22
Second Gulf War13
World War II

$Gordo Veterans by Education

6.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordo Employment Status

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gordo Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.61%

Born in Alabama

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gordo residents were born in the United States, with 78.61% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,608-8-0.50%
20191,616-8-0.49%
20181,624-21-1.28%
20171,645-8-0.48%
20161,653-13-0.78%
20151,666-5-0.30%
20141,671-18-1.07%
20131,689-17-1.00%
20121,706-9-0.52%
20111,715-35-2.00%
20101,7500.00%