Gurdon, Arkansas Population 2024

1,831

Gurdon is a city located in Clark County Arkansas. Gurdon has a 2024 population of 1,831. Gurdon is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -0.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,842 in 2020.

The average household income in Gurdon is $46,754 with a poverty rate of 16.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gurdon is 37.5 years, 35.5 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Gurdon Demographics

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

  • White: 56.66%
  • Black or African American: 37.64%
  • Other race: 5.01%
  • Native American: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.28%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
755.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.6% (-11)
The current population of Gurdon, Arkansas is 1,831 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,842.

Gurdon, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White99556.66%
Black or African American66137.64%
Other race885.01%
Native American70.4%
Two or more races50.28%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gurdon Population by Race

Gurdon Population Pyramid 2024

Gurdon Median Age

37.5

Total

35.5

Male

40.2

Female

Gurdon Adults

There are 1,270 adults, (260 of whom are seniors) in Gurdon.

Gurdon Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gurdon Sex Ratio

Female89851.14%
Male85848.86%

Gurdon Population by Age

Gurdon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7352.3664.635.4
Non Family3421.0951.548.5
Married2373.0878.121.9
Female1484.1871.628.4
Male821000
showing: 5 rows

3.45

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gurdon 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

Gurdon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gurdon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.46%.

Gurdon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,159

Average Earnings

$45,057

Average Male

$27,475

Average Female

Gurdon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gurdon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gurdon Language

86.52% of Gurdon residents speak only English, while 13.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.12% of the population.

Gurdon Language

Gurdon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black66113219.97%
White84912915.19%
Hispanic2392610.88%
Multiple55100%
Native7571.43%
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16.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.66%

Male Poverty Rate

21.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gurdon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gurdon is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gurdon is Hispanic, with 10.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 20.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.52%.

Gurdon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.21%
Some College20%
High School18.75%
Bachelors or Greater6.22%
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Gurdon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed15.17%
Male Unemployed5.26%
Male Employed1.97%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Gurdon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gurdon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gurdon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gurdon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gurdon 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.

Gurdon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gurdon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gurdon Veterans by War

count

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Gurdon Veterans by Age

count

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Gurdon Veterans by Race

Gurdon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gurdon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Gurdon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gurdon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gurdon 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

73.23%

Born in Gurdon

96.75%

Native Born

3.25%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.75% of Gurdon residents were born in the United States, with 73.23% having been born in Arkansas. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gurdon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,816-3-0.16%
20281,819-3-0.16%
20271,822-3-0.16%
20261,825-3-0.16%
20251,828-3-0.16%
20241,831-3-0.16%
20231,834-3-0.16%
20221,837-3-0.16%
20211,840-2-0.11%
20201,842-258-12.29%
20192,100-8-0.38%
20182,108-12-0.57%
20172,120-36-1.67%
20162,15610.05%
20152,155-11-0.51%
20142,166-21-0.96%
20132,187-23-1.04%
20122,210-7-0.32%
20112,217-14-0.63%
20102,231
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Gurdon Population by Year