Gordon, Alabama Population 2021

327
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Gordon is a city located in Houston County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 327, it is the 367th largest city in Alabama and the 15000th largest city in the United States . Gordon is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually but its population has decreased by -1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 332 in 2010. Gordon reached it's highest population of 331 in 2012. Spanning over 3 miles, Gordon has a population density of 112 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gordon is $41,587 with a poverty rate of 12.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $590 per month, and the median house value is $48,100. The median age in Gordon is 55.4 years, 55.6 years for males, and 52 years for females.

Gordon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 76.47%
  • White: 23.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Gordon, Alabama is 327 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 324.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 332.

Gordon, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American23476.47%
White7223.53%
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Gordon Population by Race

Gordon Population Pyramid $2021

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Gordon Median Age

55.4


Total

55.6


Male

52


Female

Gordon Adults

There are 280 adults, (70 of whom are seniors) in Gordon.

Gordon Age Dependency

45.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordon Sex Ratio

Female

168

54.90%

Male

138

45.10%

Gordon Population by Age

Gordon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gordon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
Female76.9%23.1%
All69.9%30.1%
Non Family60%40%
Male0%100%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gordon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1132.7169.9
Married493.3385.7
Non Family451.0760
Female133.4676.9
Male68.330

3.79

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Gordon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3413.71%
9th to 12th Grade9638.71%
High School Graduate6526.21%
Some College3012.10%
Associates Degree197.66%
Bachelors Degree20.81%
Graduate Degree20.81%
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Gordon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gordon Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 60.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.78%.

Gordon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,250$28,036$18,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$21,250$
High School Graduate$24,750$$21,563
Some College$29,107$28,214$34,583
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,250

Average Earnings

$28,036

Average Male

$18,750

Average Female

Gordon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gordon Language by Age

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Gordon Language

100.00% of Gordon 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.

Gordon Language

Gordon Poverty by Race

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12.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.52%

Male Poverty Rate

16.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gordon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gordon is Black, with 15.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gordon is Black, with 15.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.19%.

Gordon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.54%
High School10.77%
Some College4.08%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gordon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed11.11%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Gordon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gordon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,750$41,587
Families$38,750$51,803
Married Families$53,281-
Non Families$23,750$26,149
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Income by Household Type

Gordon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gordon Married by Age and Sex

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Gordon 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.

Gordon Marital Status by Race

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Gordon Marital Status

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11

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Gordon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 646
65 to 745
75+
35 to 54
18 to 34

Gordon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black104.81%
White11.39%

Gordon Veterans by Race

Gordon Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordon Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

33.9%

Employment Rate

34.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gordon Employment by Age

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Gordon Employment by Race

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Gordon 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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69.28%

Born in Gordon

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gordon residents were born in the United States, with 69.28% 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.

Gordon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202132710.31%
202032610.31%
201932510.31%
201832410.31%
2017323-2-0.62%
2016325-2-0.61%
2015327-1-0.30%
2014328-1-0.30%
2013329-2-0.60%
201233110.30%
201133010.30%
20103290.00%

Gordon Population by Year