Gordon, Alabama Population 2022

286
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Gordon is a city located in Houston County Alabama. Gordon has a 2020 population of 286. Gordon is currently declining at a rate of -1.38% annually and its population has decreased by -2.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 294 in 2010.

The average household income in Gordon is $41,587 with a poverty rate of 26.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $858 per month, and the median house value is $40,800. 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 Gordonwas:

  • Black or African American: 71.71%
  • White: 28.29%
  • 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 286 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 294.

Gordon, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7328.29%
Black or African American18571.71%
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Gordon Population by Race

Gordon Population Pyramid 2022

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Gordon Median Age

55.3


Total

57.3


Male

47


Female

Gordon Adults

There are 250 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in Gordon.

Gordon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

3.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordon Sex Ratio

Female

152

58.91%

Male

106

41.09%

Gordon Population by Age

Gordon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gordon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.6%7.4%
Female69.2%30.8%
Male50%50%
All49.6%50.4%
Non Family29%71%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gordon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1192.1749.6
Married272.4492.6
Male105.450
Female133.3869.2
Non Family691.3629

3.28

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Gordon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2611.26%
9th to 12th Grade7030.30%
High School Graduate6427.71%
Some College5322.94%
Associates Degree146.06%
Bachelors Degree20.87%
Graduate Degree20.87%
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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 72.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.94%.

Gordon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$$58,021$10,000
Less Than 9th Grade$6,146$2,500$
High School Graduate$20,625$80,500$11,500
Some College$$58,281$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

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Average Earnings

$58,021

Average Male

$10,000

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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26.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.66%

Male Poverty Rate

40.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gordon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gordon is Black, with 36.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gordon is Other, with NaN% 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 20.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.15%.

Gordon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.21%
High School42.19%
Some College17.91%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gordon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed31.48%
Female Unemployed14.29%

Gordon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gordon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,625$44,868
Families$46,250$55,420
Married Families$56,875-
Non Families-$37,222
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Income by Household Type

Gordon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.4%

Male Marriage Rate

17.1%

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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8

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam8
Korea
World War II

Gordon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 644
65 to 744
75+

Gordon Veterans by Age

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Gordon Veterans by Race

Gordon Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordon Veterans by Education

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46%

Labor Force Participation

33.2%

Employment Rate

27.8%

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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65.12%

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 65.12% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103320.00%
2011328-4-1.20%
2012324-4-1.22%
2013320-4-1.23%
2014316-4-1.25%
2015312-4-1.27%
2016308-4-1.28%
2017304-4-1.30%
2018300-4-1.32%
2019296-4-1.33%
2020294-2-0.68%
2021290-4-1.36%
2022286-4-1.38%

Gordon Population by Year