Gordon County GA Information


Gordon County Subdivisions

Gordon County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 56,230
Population in Households 55,560
Population in Familes 47,574
Population in Group Qrtrs 670
Population Density1 158
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 19,901
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 14,672
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,657 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,244 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,841 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $126,105
Average Home Value $159,663


Median Household Income $38,878
Average Household Income $52,559
Per Capita Income $18,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.26%
Households 0.15% 0.17%
Families 0.02% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Gordon County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gordon County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 40 75th
Population Density1 # 40 75th
Diversity Index2 # 100 38th
Median Household Income # 67 58th
Per Capita Income # 104 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.