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Gordon County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 58,376 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 44,104 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,928
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,269
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,601
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,518 (it was 4,572 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

34%

Land area: 356 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 164 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gordon County: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (31.0%), Educational, health and social services (16.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 84%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Gordon County, GA (2019)
    • 44,47276.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,51816.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,2053.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0631.8%Two or more races
    • 6191.1%Asian alone
    • 420.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 350.06%Some other race alone
    • 50.01%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 28,917  (49.5%)
Females: 29,459  (50.5%)
Average household size:
Gordon County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,427 ($38,831 in 1999)
This county:

$48,427
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $569 (lower quartile is $478, upper quartile is $708)
This county:

$569
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $156,477 (it was $80,800 in 2000)
Gordon:

$156,477
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,130 - $232,152

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $180,504
Here:

$180,504
State:

$274,276

Townhouses or other attached units: $183,034
Here:

$183,034
State:

$266,514

In 2-unit structures: $185,691
Here:

$185,691
State:

$239,993

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,399
Here:

$163,399
State:

$202,197

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $181,753
Here:

$181,753
State:

$304,107

Mobile homes: $67,929
Here:

$67,929
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,118
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $376

Institutionalized population: 493
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 421 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 1998: 361 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 1999: 356 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2000: 375 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2001: 362 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2002: 404 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2003: 466 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2004: 436 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2005: 474 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2006: 402 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2007: 282 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2008: 117 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2009: 52 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2014: 60 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2015: 81 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2016: 98 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2017: 152 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2018: 182 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2019: 239 buildings, average cost: $175,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Gordon, GA residents
Average permit cost in Gordon, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,458 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $812 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Gordon, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gordon, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gordon, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.9%
Gordon County:

15.9%
Georgia:

13.3%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.5% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.1% for American Indian residents, 52.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.1% for other race residents, 17.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.9 years old
(Males: 37.7 years old, Females: 39.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.9 years old, Black residents: 34.4 years old, American Indian residents: 25.2 years old, Asian residents: 46.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 27.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gordon County is $449 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $576 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $689 a month.

Cities in this county include: Calhoun, Sugar Valley-Resaca, Red Bud, Resaca, Fairmount, Plainville, Ranger.

Gordon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Chester County, South Carolina , Latimer County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Georgia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year in Gordon, GA
County total employment by year in Gordon, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Gordon, GA

Current college students: 1,266
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,013 (26.4% naturalized citizens)

Gordon County:

8.6%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,1502010 or later
  • 1,3062000 to 2009
  • 1,5491990 to 1999
  • 7011980 to 1989
  • 1671970 to 1979
  • 114Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.9%

Gordon County marital status for males Gordon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,367
  • One, attached: 292
  • Two: 381
  • 3 or 4: 706
  • 5 to 9: 743
  • 10 to 19: 826
  • 20 to 49: 436
  • 50 or more: 308
  • Mobile homes: 2,912
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Housing units in Gordon County with a mortgage: 8,079 (159 second mortgage, 507 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,871

Here:

61.5% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gordon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,40773
Catholic6,1221
Mainline Protestant2,41512
Other3572
Black Protestant1261
None22,759-
Gordon County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Gordon County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Gordon County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gordon County:

8.5%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Gordon County:

27.5%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Gordon County:

Average size of farms: 95 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $124,724
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $162.96
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.90%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $93,207
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.89%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.45%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,501
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 28.14
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.93%
Corn for grain: 4530 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6154 harvested acres
Vegetables: 128 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gordon County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from Gordon County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 144.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from the county 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 154.7 miles away from Gordon County center
On 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1973: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1973, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-857: February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: 857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gordon County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gordon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 21,042 (79.2%)
  • Carpooled: 2,979 (11.2%)
  • Bus: 177 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 442 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 89 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 280 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,493 (5.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (54%)
  • Guatemala (21%)
  • India (5%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Colombia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gordon County


  • American (36%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • African (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Gordon County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 221 people in nursing homes
  • 154 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Gordon County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 281 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 212 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 171 people in college/university student housing
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,797.

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.04% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($27,401 average AGI)
1.72% relocated from other states ($10,407 average AGI)
Gordon County:

1.72%
Georgia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Floyd County, GA  1.02% ($32,070 average AGI)
from Bartow County, GA  1.00% ($37,810)
from Whitfield County, GA  0.90% ($36,988)
from Murray County, GA  0.38% ($31,100)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.25% ($37,956)
from Cobb County, GA  0.22% ($71,400)
from Hamilton County, TN  0.15% ($56,926)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.26% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($23,995 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($11,073 average AGI)
Gordon County:

1.71%
Georgia average:

3.12%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bartow County, GA  0.89% ($38,037 average AGI)
to Floyd County, GA  0.70% ($29,874)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.64% ($34,359)
to Murray County, GA  0.38% ($27,203)
to Cobb County, GA  0.29% ($34,811)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.18% ($20,697)
to Hamilton County, TN  0.16% ($42,933)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.5

Births per 1000 population in Gordon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Gordon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gordon County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 20.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gordon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gordon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gordon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gordon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gordon County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gordon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,214 (5,558 aged, 1,656 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,313 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Gordon County, Georgia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (745)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (650)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (545)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (436)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (371)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (346)
  • Congestive heart failure (257)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (240)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (168)
  • Unspecified dementia (159)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,918
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 132
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,317

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,595
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 895
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.1. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 58,376
  • Male householders: 10,881 (2,170 living alone), Female householders: 10,196 (2,851 living alone)
  • 11,239 spouses (11,196 opposite-sex spouses), 969 unmarried partners, (969 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 18,249 children (16,198 natural, 637 adopted, 1,434 stepchildren), 1,994 grandchildren, 687 brothers or sisters, 681 parents, 40 foster children, 1,189 other relatives, 1,627 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 581

Size of family households: 6,108 2-persons, 3,757 3-persons, 3,033 4-persons, 1,505 5-persons, 519 6-persons, 238 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,026 1-person, 610 2-persons, 168 3-persons, 33 4-persons.

7,913 married couples with children.
4,125 single-parent households (855 men, 3,270 women).

84.1% of residents of Gordon speak English at home.
14.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 66% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $187,657,000 ($3,824 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,806,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $97,561,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,782,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $952,000
Federal grants: $31,515,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,541,000 ($688,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,306,000 ($6,912,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $853,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $33,758,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,258,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,148
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,014
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,115
Here:

+22 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,984
Here:

+59 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gordon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.46 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.6

Year house built in Gordon County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Gordon County, Georgia
  • 6092014 or later
  • 2592010 to 2013
  • 4,6182000 to 2009
  • 5,0961990 to 1999
  • 3,5461980 to 1989
  • 3,5521970 to 1979
  • 2,2941960 to 1969
  • 1,4701950 to 1959
  • 4801940 to 1949
  • 8311939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gordon County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gordon County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gordon County, Georgia
  • 41 room
  • 672 rooms
  • 3113 rooms
  • 1,1504 rooms
  • 3,4185 rooms
  • 3,3326 rooms
  • 2,4687 rooms
  • 1,6258 rooms
  • 1,5199+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gordon County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gordon County, Georgia
  • 1611 room
  • 2422 rooms
  • 8883 rooms
  • 1,6634 rooms
  • 1,8835 rooms
  • 1,4436 rooms
  • 5377 rooms
  • 2038 rooms
  • 1109+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gordon County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gordon County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gordon County, Georgia
  • 7no bedroom
  • 2921 bedroom
  • 1,9392 bedrooms
  • 8,4953 bedrooms
  • 2,5924 bedrooms
  • 5395+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gordon County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gordon County, Georgia
  • 162no bedroom
  • 8161 bedroom
  • 3,0202 bedrooms
  • 2,6583 bedrooms
  • 3664 bedrooms
  • 755+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gordon County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gordon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gordon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 250no vehicle
  • 3,2091 vehicle
  • 5,5162 vehicles
  • 3,1683 vehicles
  • 1,3894 vehicles
  • 3995+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gordon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gordon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,139no vehicle
  • 3,0271 vehicle
  • 2,1162 vehicles
  • 6963 vehicles
  • 1674 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles

88.4% of Gordon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Georgia.

Gordon County:

88.4%
State average:

84.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 38,203
  • Other state: 14,289
  • Northeast: 1,596
  • Midwest: 2,578
  • South: 8,561
  • West: 1,530
Year householders moved into unit in Gordon County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gordon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.6%Electricity
  • 21.6%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.9%Electricity
  • 15.4%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 381
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 306
Here:

9.8%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 189
Here:

9.8%
Georgia:

17.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Gordon County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,764,000
    Solid Waste Management: $859,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
    Regular Highways: $67,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $1,970,000
    General Public Buildings: $874,000
    Regular Highways: $140,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,487,000
    Regular Highways: $4,874,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,289,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,285,000
    General - Other: $3,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,462,000
    Financial Administration: $2,588,000
    Health - Other: $2,275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,582,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,479,000
    Central Staff Services: $957,000
    General Public Buildings: $692,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $304,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $288,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $193,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $395,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Other: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,135,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $428,000
    Other - Libraries: $250,000
    Other - Health - Other: $68,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $524,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,339,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,307,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,256,000
    General Revenue - Other: $790,000
    Interest Earnings: $564,000
    Rents: $429,000
    Sale of Property: $103,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $300,000
    Police Protection: $197,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,303,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,152,000
    Health and Hospitals: $728,000
    General Local Government Support: $86,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,436,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,042,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,420,000
    Other: $697,000
    Other License: $243,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $240,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $167,000
    Other Selective Sales: $74,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $36,000

Gordon County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,764,000
    Solid Waste Management: $859,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
    Regular Highways: $67,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $1,970,000
    General Public Buildings: $874,000
    Regular Highways: $140,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,487,000
    Regular Highways: $4,874,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,289,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,285,000
    General - Other: $3,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,462,000
    Financial Administration: $2,588,000
    Health - Other: $2,275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,582,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,479,000
    Central Staff Services: $957,000
    General Public Buildings: $692,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $304,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $288,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $193,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $395,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Other: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,135,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $428,000
    Other - Libraries: $250,000
    Other - Health - Other: $68,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $524,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,339,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,307,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,256,000
    General Revenue - Other: $790,000
    Interest Earnings: $564,000
    Rents: $429,000
    Sale of Property: $103,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $300,000
    Police Protection: $197,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,303,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,152,000
    Health and Hospitals: $728,000
    General Local Government Support: $86,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,436,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,042,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,420,000
    Other: $697,000
    Other License: $243,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $240,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $167,000
    Other Selective Sales: $74,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $36,000

Gordon County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,764,000
    Solid Waste Management: $859,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
    Regular Highways: $67,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $1,970,000
    General Public Buildings: $874,000
    Regular Highways: $140,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,487,000
    Regular Highways: $4,874,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,289,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,285,000
    General - Other: $3,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,462,000
    Financial Administration: $2,588,000
    Health - Other: $2,275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,582,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,479,000
    Central Staff Services: $957,000
    General Public Buildings: $692,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $304,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $288,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $193,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $395,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Other: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,135,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $428,000
    Other - Libraries: $250,000
    Other - Health - Other: $68,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $524,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,339,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,307,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,256,000
    General Revenue - Other: $790,000
    Interest Earnings: $564,000
    Rents: $429,000
    Sale of Property: $103,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $300,000
    Police Protection: $197,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,303,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,152,000
    Health and Hospitals: $728,000
    General Local Government Support: $86,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,436,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,042,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,420,000
    Other: $697,000
    Other License: $243,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $240,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $167,000
    Other Selective Sales: $74,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $36,000

Gordon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,764,000
    Solid Waste Management: $859,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
    Regular Highways: $67,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $1,970,000
    General Public Buildings: $874,000
    Regular Highways: $140,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,487,000
    Regular Highways: $4,874,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,289,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,285,000
    General - Other: $3,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,462,000
    Financial Administration: $2,588,000
    Health - Other: $2,275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,582,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,479,000
    Central Staff Services: $957,000
    General Public Buildings: $692,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $304,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $288,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $193,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $395,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Other: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,135,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $428,000
    Other - Libraries: $250,000
    Other - Health - Other: $68,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $524,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,339,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,307,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,256,000
    General Revenue - Other: $790,000
    Interest Earnings: $564,000
    Rents: $429,000
    Sale of Property: $103,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $300,000
    Police Protection: $197,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,303,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,152,000
    Health and Hospitals: $728,000
    General Local Government Support: $86,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,436,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,042,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,420,000
    Other: $697,000
    Other License: $243,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $240,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $167,000
    Other Selective Sales: $74,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $36,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,084
  • Number of aged recipients: 128
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 956
  • Number of recipients under 18: 162
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 674
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 248
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 476
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 464
Most common first names in Gordon County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James30571.2 years
William26473.4 years
John22970.9 years
Mary19178.5 years
Robert13770.3 years
Charles12567.9 years
George10473.3 years
Ruby8578.6 years
Annie8280.4 years
Willie8176.1 years
Most common last names in Gordon County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14973.1 years
Hall10272.5 years
Davis9474.3 years
Brown8376.0 years
Johnson7473.6 years
Moore6673.9 years
Greeson6675.6 years
Young6473.1 years
Jones5972.9 years
Parker5868.9 years
Businesses in Gordon County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1La Quinta1
Ann Taylor1Lane Bryant1
Arby's2Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Bath & Body Works1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Motel 61
Casual Male XL1New Balance1
Catherines1Nike1
Chick-Fil-A1Office Depot1
Cracker Barrel1Old Navy1
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
DHL1Payless1
Dairy Queen2Penske1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1RadioShack1
DressBarn1Ramada1
Dressbarn1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts1Ruby Tuesday1
Famous Footwear1Rue211
FedEx7Ryan's Grill1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC2Sears1
Gap1Starbucks1
Gymboree1Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1True Value1
IHOP1U-Haul3
IZOD1UPS6
Jones New York1Waffle House1
Justice1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2