Gordon, Georgia Population 2024

1,684

Gordon is a city located in Wilkinson County Georgia. Gordon has a 2024 population of 1,684. Gordon is currently declining at a rate of -1.52% annually and its population has decreased by -4.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,768 in 2020.

The average household income in Gordon is $53,385 with a poverty rate of 31.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gordon is 36.8 years, 44.2 years for males, and 35 years for females.

Gordon Demographics

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

  • White: 49.26%
  • Black or African American: 46.94%
  • Two or more races: 3.04%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
312.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.75% (-84)
The current population of Gordon, Georgia is 1,684 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,768.

Gordon, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,03849.26%
Black or African American98946.94%
Two or more races643.04%
Other race160.76%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gordon Population by Race

Gordon Population Pyramid 2024

Gordon Median Age

36.8

Total

44.2

Male

35

Female

Gordon Adults

There are 1,460 adults, (427 of whom are seniors) in Gordon.

Gordon Age Dependency

104

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gordon Sex Ratio

Female1,07450.97%
Male1,03349.03%

Gordon Population by Age

Gordon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7742.7265.634.4
Non Family3081.4368.531.5
Married2353.7392.37.7
Female2033.2432.567.5
Male284.715050
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3.52

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gordon Households and Families

Male

Female

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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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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.32%.

Gordon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,505

Average Earnings

$35,069

Average Male

$27,159

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

93.89% of Gordon residents speak only English, while 6.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.8% of the population.

Gordon Language

Gordon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black98947047.52%
White93414915.95%
Multiple642742.19%
Hispanic991717.17%
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31.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.57%

Male Poverty Rate

35.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gordon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gordon is Black, with 47.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gordon is White, with 15.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.52%.

Gordon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.44%
Some College29.58%
Bachelors or Greater21.21%
High School20.11%
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Gordon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed67.74%
Female Employed24.83%
Male Employed7.87%
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Gordon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gordon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gordon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gordon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gordon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

95

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gordon Veterans by War

count

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Gordon Veterans by Age

count

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Gordon Veterans by Race

Gordon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gordon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

8.8%

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

87.71%

Born in Gordon

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

3.56%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.25% of Gordon residents were born in the United States, with 87.71% having been born in Georgia. 3.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gordon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,554-26-1.65%
20281,580-26-1.62%
20271,606-26-1.59%
20261,632-26-1.57%
20251,658-26-1.54%
20241,684-26-1.52%
20231,710-26-1.5%
20221,736-26-1.48%
20211,762-6-0.34%
20201,768-82-4.43%
20191,850-23-1.23%
20181,873-9-0.48%
20171,882-20-1.05%
20161,902-17-0.89%
20151,919-45-2.29%
20141,964-16-0.81%
20131,980-26-1.3%
20122,006261.31%
20111,980-29-1.44%
20102,009
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Gordon Population by Year