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Gordon County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 56,047 (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: 158 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gordon County: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (22.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Gordon County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (14.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 27,708  (49.4%)
Females: 28,339  (50.6%)
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Gordon County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Gordon County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $42,973 ($38,831 in 1999)

This county:

$42,973
Georgia:

$51,244

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $510 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $675)
This county:

$510
State:

$720


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $121,546 (it was $80,800 in 2000)
Gordon:

$121,546
Georgia:

$159,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,802 - $187,555
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $994
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $360

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

  • 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
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,153 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $682 (0.6%)

Gordon County household income distribution in 2009 Gordon County home values distribution Gordon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 20.4%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.6% for Black residents, 31.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for American Indian residents, 61.4% for other race residents, 28.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 18.9%
Gordon County:

18.9%
Georgia:

17.0%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.5% for American Indian residents, 56.1% for other race residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 37 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 30 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 September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,266
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,811 (15% naturalized citizens)

Gordon County:

6.4%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,313
  • 1990 to 1994: 516
  • 1985 to 1989: 426
  • 1980 to 1984: 275
  • 1975 to 1979: 108
  • 1970 to 1974: 59
  • 1970 to 1974: 17
  • 1965 to 1969: 97
Note: State values scaled to Gordon County population

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: 12,044
  • One, attached: 174
  • Two: 390
  • 3 or 4: 546
  • 5 to 9: 457
  • 10 to 19: 346
  • 20 or more: 361
  • Mobile homes: 2,777
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 50

Housing units in Gordon County with a mortgage: 5,409 (391 second mortgage, 575 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,618

Here:

67.4% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gordon County

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 slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% smaller 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, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from Gordon 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 the county center
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 261.9 miles away from Gordon County 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 319.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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
  • Georgia TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 05, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-425: April 05, 1974, FEMA Id: 425, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gordon County (11) is near the US average (13).
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (67%)
  • Guatemala (11%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Peru (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Pakistan (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gordon County (%):

  • United States or American (38%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Gordon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,258 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 3,850 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 98 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 60 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 76 (0%)
  • Walked: 167 (1%)
  • Other means: 108 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 375 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $43,495.

6.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.42% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($20,025 average AGI)
1.59% relocated from other states ($8,223 average AGI)
Gordon County:

1.59%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bartow County, GA  1.00% ($25,672 average AGI)
from Whitfield County, GA  0.84% ($25,872)
from Floyd County, GA  0.55% ($25,278)
from Murray County, GA  0.47% ($23,905)
from Cobb County, GA  0.16% ($29,964)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.12% ($32,091)
from Catoosa County, GA  0.11% ($27,450)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.96% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($17,586 average AGI)
1.96% relocated to other states ($8,799 average AGI)
Gordon County:

1.96%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bartow County, GA  0.86% ($28,822 average AGI)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.76% ($26,822)
to Floyd County, GA  0.47% ($21,583)
to Murray County, GA  0.40% ($22,197)
to Cobb County, GA  0.21% ($27,342)
to Fulton County, GA  0.14% ($23,840)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.13% ($25,000)

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 2014: 8.6

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 live births in Gordon County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gordon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Gordon County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (571)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (469)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (455)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (302)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (277)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (251)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (208)
  • Congestive heart failure (195)
  • Unspecified dementia (186)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (184)

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: 54,516
  • In family households: 48,365 (10,338 male householders, 4,315 female householders)
    11,005 spouses, 16,654 children (15,036 natural, 430 adopted, 1,188 stepchildren), 1,835 grandchildren, 663 brothers or sisters, 538 parents, 1,002 other relatives, 1,521 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,151 (2,411 male householders (1,893 living alone)), 2,651 female householders (2,369 living alone)), 1,089 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 670 (493 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,566 2-persons, 3,474 3-persons, 3,085 4-persons, 1,480 5-persons, 627 6-persons, 421 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,262 1-person, 632 2-persons, 98 3-persons, 41 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

7,860 married couples with children.
2,240 single-parent households (554 men, 1,686 women).

91.1% of residents of Gordon County speak English at home.
7.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 35% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% 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:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 73
  • 2010 to 2013: 295
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,805
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,153
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,719
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,461
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,314
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,060
  • 1940 to 1949: 733
  • 1939 or earlier: 718
Note: State values scaled to Gordon population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gordon County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gordon County population
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 52
  • 3 rooms: 351
  • 4 rooms: 1,285
  • 5 rooms: 3,263
  • 6 rooms: 3,280
  • 7 rooms: 1,544
  • 8 rooms: 1,072
  • 9+ rooms: 746
  • 1 room: 83
  • 2 rooms: 276
  • 3 rooms: 611
  • 4 rooms: 1,693
  • 5 rooms: 961
  • 6 rooms: 598
  • 7 rooms: 219
  • 8 rooms: 91
  • 9+ rooms: 40
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gordon County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gordon County population
  • no bedroom: 30
  • 1 bedroom: 276
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,420
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,320
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,305
  • 5+ bedrooms: 250
  • no bedroom: 104
  • 1 bedroom: 834
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,346
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,101
  • 4 bedrooms: 175
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Gordon County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gordon County population
  • no vehicle: 500
  • 1 vehicle: 2,650
  • 2 vehicles: 5,272
  • 3 vehicles: 2,242
  • 4 vehicles: 632
  • 5+ vehicles: 305
  • no vehicle: 477
  • 1 vehicle: 1,941
  • 2 vehicles: 1,692
  • 3 vehicles: 379
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5+ vehicles: 49

54% of Gordon County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Georgia.

Gordon County:

54.3%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 30,480
  • Northeast: 983
  • Midwest: 2,094
  • South: 6,391
  • West: 1,117

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gordon County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (40.4%)
  • Utility gas (31.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.8%)
  • Wood (2.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (40.5%)
  • Electricity (36.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Wood (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 228
Here:

4.3%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 133
Here:

5.7%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 129
Here:

11.7%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Gordon County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,252,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,317,000
    Housing & Community Development: $190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000
    Parks & Recreation: $67,000
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $3,130,000
    General - Other: $2,273,000
    Regular Highways: $2,179,000
    Police Protection: $2,104,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,952,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,553,000
    Fire Protection: $1,470,000
    Financial Administration: $1,355,000
    Health Services - Other: $941,000
    Central Staff Services: $641,000
    Parks & Recreation: $629,000
    General Public Buildings: $364,000
    Housing & Community Development: $150,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $93,000
    Welfare - Other: $24,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,851,000
    Parks & Recreation: $788,000
    Regular Highways: $170,000
    Libraries: $139,000
    Air Transportation: $82,000
    Corrections: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health: $450,000
    Welfare: $40,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $830,000
    Parks & Recreation: $744,000
    General Public Building: $390,000
    Solid Waste Management: $284,000
    Fire Protection: $154,000
    Corrections - Other: $61,000
    Regular Highways: $43,000
    Police Protection: $31,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,059,000

Gordon County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,157,000
    All Other: $1,254,000
    Parks & Recreation: $113,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $87,000
    All Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $69,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,522,000
    Interest Earnings: $700,000
    Rents: $21,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $593,000
    All Other: $573,000
    Health & Hospitals: $281,000
    Housing & Community Development: $169,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $13,330,000
    Property: $6,380,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,160,000
    NEC: $263,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $181,000
    Public Utilities: $126,000

Gordon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,392,000

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
Gordon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Gordon County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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