Gordonville, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 308 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 116  (38.0%)
Females: 192  (62.0%)
Median resident age:  54.1 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36040.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $19,428 (it was $10,278 in 2000)
Gordonville:

$19,428
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,371 (it was $8,948 in 2000)

Gordonville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,162 (it was $29,500 in 2000)
Gordonville:

$54,162
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $68,659; Detached houses: $99,392; Mobile homes: $32,103

Median gross rent in 2016: $641.

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  • Races in Gordonville, AL (2010)

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    • 30994.8%Black alone
    • 175.2%White alone

Races in Gordonville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gordonville: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (6.5%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.63 square miles.

Population density: 55 people per square mile   (very low).

Gordonville,AL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Gordonville:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gordonville town:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 22.9%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 15.3%
  • Divorced: 20.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Gordonville town:  0.9% ($275)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)

Gordonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (29.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (539.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Mosses, AL (1.6 miles ), Braggs-Prairie Hill, AL (2.3 miles ), Benton-Collirene, AL (2.7 miles ), Hayneville, AL (2.8 miles ), Lowndesboro, AL (3.2 miles) , White Hall, AL (3.3 miles ), Benton, AL (3.5 miles) , Fort Deposit, AL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.15 N, Longitude: 86.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Gordonville household income distribution Gordonville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

11.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-15.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (52%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Retail trade (53%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (40%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (49%)
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (2%)

Work and jobs in Gordonville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gordonville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gordonville-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Gordonville town center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1971, a category F4 tornado 31.3 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gordonville-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Gordonville center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from Gordonville center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 408.3 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 Lowndes County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gordonville:

  • Alabama State University (about 29 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,457)
  • Faulkner University (about 34 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 35 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Troy University (about 52 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Tuskegee University (about 62 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • University of Montevallo (about 67 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Auburn University (about 78 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)

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Notable location: Rudolf Hill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gordonville include: Woods Chapel (A), Mount Moriah Church (B), Mount Carmel Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gordon Cemetery (1), Rudolph Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lowndes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 38.5%
(39.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Alabama average:

12.0

Gordonville travel time to work - commute Gordonville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gordonville town (based on Lowndes County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,43921
Black Protestant2,26512
Mainline Protestant1,51216
Other11
None5,082-
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: 3
Lowndes County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lowndes County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Lowndes County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

16.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lowndes County:

40.3%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gordonville:

48.0%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gordonville:

44.1%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Gordonville:

30.1
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.8%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gordonville:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gordonville:

35.5%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.4%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gordonville, AL Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$574
Totals for Government 0$0 8$574

6.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, AL  3.06% ($23,689 average AGI)
from Dallas County, AL  0.37% ($23,438)
from Butler County, AL  0.35% ($24,067)


8.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, AL  3.85% ($23,195 average AGI)
to Dallas County, AL  0.62% ($24,222)
to Elmore County, AL  0.59% ($26,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gordonville:

  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WLWI (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXVI (1600 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: SUNSHINE 16 RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAPZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: J & W PROMOTIONS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gordonville:

  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXN (95.9 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQZX (94.3 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: HAYNES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVAS (90.7 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU))
  • WALX (100.9 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALEXANDER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXFX (95.1 FM; PRATTVILLE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Gordonville:

  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W24CK (Channel 24; SELMA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WETU-LP (Channel 39; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WAIQ (Channel 26; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • $9,946,000Total costs
  • 5,895Total average daily traffic
  • 1,477Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,364Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WAKA ENG XMT, Lat: 32.149417 Lon: -86.778500, Call Sign: WQKL315
    Assigned Frequencies: 2025.00 MHz, 2025.50 MHz, 2109.50 MHz, 2450.00 MHz, 2467.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Certifier: Beverly B PostonRegistrant: Cooley LLP, 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 776-2534, Email:
  • WAKA ENG REC, Hwy 12 (Lat: 32.149417 Lon: -86.778500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 496.5 m, Overall height: 535.5 m, Call Sign: WQKL315Grant Date: 07/01/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Certifier: Beverly B PostonRegistrant: Cooley LLP, 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 776-2534, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

Gordonville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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