Gordon, Georgia Population 2020

1,850

Gordon is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,850, it is the 253rd largest city in Georgia and the 7917th largest city in the United States. Gordon is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -8.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,017 in 2010. Gordon reached it's highest population of 2,008 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Gordon has a population density of 344 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gordon is $45,570 with a poverty rate of 33.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $583 per month, and the median house value is $67,300. The median age in Gordon is 34.5 years, 35.8 years for males, and 33 years for females. For every 100 females there are 67.7 males.

Gordon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.22%
  • White: 36.51%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gordon, Georgia is 1,850, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,882.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,017.

Gordon, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,26661.22%
White75536.51%
Two or More Races401.93%
Some Other Race40.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.15%

Gordon Population Pyramid 2020

Gordon Median Age

34.5


Total

35.8


Male

33


Female

Gordon Adults

There are 1,398 adults, (347 of whom are seniors) in Gordon.

Gordon Age Dependency

96.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordon Sex Ratio

Female

1,233

59.62%

Male

835

40.38%

Gordon Households and Families

Gordon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gordon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
All63.1%36.9%
Male52.6%47.4%
Female35.6%64.4%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7572.7363.1
Non Family3281.1665.5
Married2223.6183.8
Female1884.2635.6
Male194.4752.6

3.88

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

1.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gordon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade584.72%
9th to 12th Grade15812.87%
High School Graduate57246.58%
Some College19716.04%
Associates Degree776.27%
Bachelors Degree1169.45%
Graduate Degree504.07%

Gordon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black68155775
White50140987
Hispanic37374
Multiple Races66
Other Race444
Native American33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,893$42,202$28,239
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$22,875$40,500$20,150
Some College$31,847$53,088$30,625
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$54,792$$54,792

$30,893

Average Earnings

$42,202

Average Male

$28,239

Average Female

Gordon Language

Gordon Language by Age

Gordon Language

97.38% of Gordon residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Gordon Poverty

Gordon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,26652341.31%
White70815722.18%
Native33100.00%

33.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.12%

Male Poverty Rate

34.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gordon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gordon is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gordon is White, with 22.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.00%
High School24.65%
Some College10.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.15%
Male Unemployed32.76%
Female Employed19.48%
Male Employed4.90%

Gordon Income

Gordon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,772$45,570
Families$37,109$51,748
Married Families$73,929-
Non Families$21,771$36,604

Gordon Marital Status

Gordon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gordon Married by Age and Sex

Gordon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gordon Marital Status by Race

Gordon Veterans

85

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War12
World War II7
Korea3
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5430
65 to 7429
75+23
18 to 343
55 to 64
Name Veterans % of Total
White539.36%
Black323.93%

$Gordon Veterans by Education

15.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordon Employment Status

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

43%

Employment Rate

11.9%

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

89.99%

Born in Georgia

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.11% of Gordon residents were born in the United States, with 89.99% having been born in Georgia. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,850-16-0.86%
20191,866-16-0.85%
20181,882-4-0.21%
20171,886-16-0.84%
20161,902-17-0.89%
20151,919-45-2.29%
20141,964-17-0.86%
20131,981-25-1.25%
20122,006271.36%
20111,979-29-1.44%
20102,0080.00%