Gordon, Alabama Population 2024

298

Gordon is a city located in Houston County Alabama. Gordon has a 2024 population of 298. Gordon is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 1.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 294 in 2020.

The average household income in Gordon is $51,878 with a poverty rate of 24.72%. The median age in Gordon is 55.1 years: 57.3 years for males, and 48.5 years for females.

Gordon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.63%
  • White: 25.56%
  • Other race: 1.4%
  • Two or more races: 1.4%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
102.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.36% (4)
The current population of Gordon, Alabama is 298 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 294.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American25571.63%
White9125.56%
Other race51.4%
Two or more races51.4%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gordon Population by Race

Gordon Population Pyramid 2024

Gordon Median Age

55.1

Total

57.3

Male

48.5

Female

Gordon Adults

There are 342 adults, (82 of whom are seniors) in Gordon.

Gordon Age Dependency

36.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

5.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordon Sex Ratio

Female19253.93%
Male16446.07%

Gordon Population by Age

Gordon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1582.2553.246.8
Non Family901.2938.961.1
Female304.0363.336.7
Married272.8188.911.1
Male113.9154.545.5

3.47

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gordon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade6220%
Associates Degree154.84%
Bachelors Degree41.29%
Graduate Degree41.29%
High School Graduate10935.16%
Less Than 9th Grade3812.26%
Some College7825.16%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gordon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gordon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black2181594
White85453
2+ Races550
Other Race211
Hispanic100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 50%.

Gordon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$84,583$11,250
Less Than 9th Grade$6,563$0$0
Overall$37,500$65,417$12,813
Some College$0$65,417$0

$37,500

Average Earnings

$65,417

Average Male

$12,813

Average Female

Gordon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gordon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gordon Language

100% of Gordon residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Gordon Language

Gordon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2558332.55%
White9155.49%

24.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.49%

Male Poverty Rate

41.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gordon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gordon is Black, with 32.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gordon is White, with 5.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.71%.

Gordon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School33.03%
Less Than 9th Grade32%
Some College9.68%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Gordon Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed30.88%
Female Unemployed23.81%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Gordon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gordon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$58,000$68,434
Households$41,500$51,878
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$38,931

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gordon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

17.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.3%

Male Marriage Rate

15.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gordon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gordon 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 Over 65.

Gordon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gordon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War2
Korea0
World War II0

Gordon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7410
35 to 543
75+3
55 to 642
18 to 340

Gordon Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black156.15%
White33.3%

Gordon Veterans by Race

Gordon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

35.3%

Employment Rate

22.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gordon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gordon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gordon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.87%

Born in Gordon

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Gordon residents were born in the United States, with 57.87% having been born in Alabama. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202930310.33%
202830210.33%
202730110.33%
202630010.33%
202529910.34%
202429810.34%
202329700%
202229731.02%
202129400%
2020294-33-10.09%
201932710.31%
201832600%
201732600%
2016326-2-0.61%
2015328-1-0.3%
2014329-1-0.3%
2013330-2-0.6%
201233210.3%
201133110.3%
201033000%

Gordon Population by Year