Gordon, Alabama Population 2020

318

Gordon is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 318, it is the 369th largest city in Alabama and the 15115th largest city in the United States. Gordon is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -4.22% 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 109 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gordon is $36,680 with a poverty rate of 27.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $49,000. The median age in Gordon is 56.1 years, 60.4 years for males, and 49.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.0 males.

Gordon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 82.70%
  • White: 17.30%
  • 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 318, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 322.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 332.

Gordon, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American19682.70%
White4117.30%

Gordon Population Pyramid 2020

Gordon Median Age

56.1


Total

60.4


Male

49.7


Female

Gordon Adults

There are 211 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Gordon.

Gordon Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordon Sex Ratio

Female

137

57.81%

Male

100

42.19%

Gordon Households and Families

Gordon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gordon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.7%2.3%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female37.5%62.5%
Male0%0%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All942.5274.5
Married43397.7
Non Family351.0962.9
Female164.3837.5
Male00

3.29

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gordon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2513.59%
9th to 12th Grade4524.46%
High School Graduate7440.22%
Some College2010.87%
Associates Degree158.15%
Bachelors Degree10.54%
Graduate Degree42.17%

Gordon Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 63.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,333$23,750$22,813
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$22,639$$16,875
Some College$36,250$$47,500
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,333

Average Earnings

$23,750

Average Male

$22,813

Average Female

Gordon Language

Gordon Language by Age

Gordon Language

99.14% of Gordon residents speak only English, while 0.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Gordon Poverty

Gordon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1964925.00%
White411741.46%

27.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.00%

Male Poverty Rate

37.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gordon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gordon is White, with 41.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gordon is Black, with 25.00% 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 10.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.14%
High School25.68%
Some College11.43%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed12.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Gordon Income

Gordon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,000$36,680
Families$30,625$40,702
Married Families$34,750-
Non Families$19,583$21,040

Gordon Marital Status

Gordon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gordon Married by Age and Sex

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

Gordon Veterans

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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

$Gordon Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordon Employment Status

42.6%

Labor Force Participation

33.8%

Employment Rate

20.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gordon 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

70.46%

Born in Alabama

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gordon residents were born in the United States, with 70.46% 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
2020318-2-0.62%
2019320-2-0.62%
2018322-1-0.31%
2017323-2-0.62%
2016325-2-0.61%
2015327-1-0.30%
201432810.31%
2013327-4-1.21%
201233110.30%
201133010.30%
20103290.00%