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Population in 2017: 214 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.6%
 
Males: 106  (49.5%)
Females: 108  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip code: 45304

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,154 (it was $35,750 in 2000)
Gordon:

$47,154
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,240 (it was $16,949 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,651 (it was $81,300 in 2000)
Gordon:

$116,651
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $111,253; detached houses: $110,703

Median gross rent in 2017: $805.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gordon: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.0%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gordon, OH (2010)
    • 20797.6%White alone
    • 20.9%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Other race alone



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Gordon, Ohio as of January 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gordon is 213 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (19.5%), American (8.5%), Irish (7.3%), Scotch-Irish (6.1%), English (4.9%), Scottish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1045 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,306 people per square mile   (low).

Gordon, Ohio map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,182 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,725 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dayton, OH (20.2 miles , pop. 166,179).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (55.0 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (212.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Verona, OH (1.5 miles ),
Ithaca, OH (1.6 miles),
Pitsburg, OH (2.0 miles ),
Arcanum, OH (2.2 miles ),
Potsdam, OH (2.3 miles ),
Lewisburg, OH (2.4 miles ),
Phillipsburg, OH (2.4 miles ),
Castine, OH (2.5 miles)

Latitude: 39.93 N, Longitude: 84.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 937

Distribution of median household income in Gordon, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gordon, OH in 2017

Gordon satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Ohio:

4.1%
Most common industries in Gordon, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (11.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.7%)
  • Truck transportation (7.7%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (7.7%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Gordon, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Electricians (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.4%)
  • Electricians (11.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7.9%)
  • Child care workers (7.9%)
  • Cashiers (7.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)

Average climate in Gordon, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.8. This is about average.

City:

77.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.324. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.324
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.35
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Gordon-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Gordon village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the village center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gordon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from Gordon center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 208.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 196.2 miles away from Gordon center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.0 miles away from Gordon center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Darke County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gordon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gordon:

  • ENGLEWOOD MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ENGLEWOOD, OH)
  • CYPRESS POINTE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ENGLEWOOD, OH)
  • OA-RANDOLPH (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CLAYTON, OH)
  • GRACE BRETHREN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ENGLEWOOD, OH)
  • COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH NETWORK (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • DIALYSIS CENTERS OF DARKE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • WAYNE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gordon:

  • Sinclair Community College (about 21 miles; Dayton, OH; Full-time enrollment: 13,779)
  • Indiana University-East (about 21 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • Edison State Community College (about 23 miles; Piqua, OH; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • University of Dayton (about 23 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 26 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 14,482)
  • Fortis College-Centerville (about 28 miles; Centerville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,527)
  • Miami University-Oxford (about 32 miles; Oxford, OH; FT enrollment: 17,670)

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Darke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.9 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

79.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Gordon:

Marital status in Gordon, OH
  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Gordon:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gordon, OH (based on Darke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,35656
Catholic7,0975
Mainline Protestant5,35627
Other3115
None30,839-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Darke County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Darke County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Darke County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Darke County:

10.1%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Darke County:

12.5%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Transit 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$452
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$147
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 9$599

Gordon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($70.09)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($60.75)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($18.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($18.69)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($14.02)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($9.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $10,000 ($46.73)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($18.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,000 ($42.06)

Gordon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($107.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($46.73)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($51.40)

Gordon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000 ($607.48)

3.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Miami County, OH  0.79% ($39,353 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, OH  0.47% ($37,323)
from Randolph County, IN  0.37% ($30,321)


4.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Miami County, OH  0.88% ($35,497 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, OH  0.63% ($41,911)
to Randolph County, IN  0.32% ($37,797)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gordon:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WING (1410 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH)
  • WHIO (1290 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gordon:

  • WGTZ (92.9 FM; EATON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WDKF (94.5 FM; ENGLEWOOD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLQT (99.9 FM; KETTERING, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMMX (107.7 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTUE (104.7 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRNB (92.1 FM; WEST CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DAYTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFCJ (93.7 FM; MIAMISBURG, OH; Owner: MIAMI VALLEY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WXEG (103.9 FM; BEAVERCREEK, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFMG (101.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDPT (95.7 FM; PIQUA, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WOKL (96.9 FM; TROY, OH; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WPFB-FM (105.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WDPR (88.1 FM; WEST CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMUB (88.5 FM; OXFORD, OH; Owner: THE PRES.& TRUSTEES OF MIAMI UNIV.)
  • WQRP (89.5 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WQRP FAMILY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gordon:

  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • W61DE (Channel 61; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WRCX-LP (Channel 51; DAYTON, OH; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD8KIR, Licensee ID: L01472921, Grant Date: 02/01/2019, Expiration Date: 03/09/2029, Certifier: Jeffery A Yantis, Registrant: Jeffery A Yantis, 401 North St, Gordon, OH 45304
  • Call Sign: KE8IEZ, Licensee ID: L02142958, Grant Date: 11/13/2017, Expiration Date: 11/13/2027, Certifier: Josh Yantis, Registrant: Josh Yantis, 208 West Street, Gordon, OH 45304

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gordon, OH
  • 80.3%Utility gas
  • 19.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gordon, OH
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 15.4%Electricity


Gordon compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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