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Gordon, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Gordon had a population of 2,011 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Gordon is located at latitude 32.8862 and longitude -83.3336 in Wilkinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gordon (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Wilkinson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 348 feet.

The City of Gordon (GNIS ID: 2403715) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Gordon is located within Gordon Division of Wilkinson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gordon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gordon: Griswold Station, Griswoldville.

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Gordon, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,011
Daytime Population: Workers 1,593
Daytime Population: Residents 1,233
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,826
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.41
Population in Households 2,011
Population in Familes 1,699
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 374
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $49,812
Average Household Income $57,443
Per Capita Income $21,437


Total Housing Units 913 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 579 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $89,791
Average Home Value $103,750


Total Households 745
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% -0.35%
Households -0.15% -0.41%
Families -0.08% -0.5%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Gordon, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gordon to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 281 55th
Population Density # 401 36th
Diversity Index # 285 55th
Median Household Income # 153 76th
Per Capita Income # 258 59th

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