Gordon County, GA

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2022 Population
57,785
0.892% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.1
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
14%
12.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,555
13.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$179,100
15.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Gordon County, GA had a population of 57.8k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $57,555. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Gordon County, GA grew from 57,274 to 57,785, a 0.892% increase and its median household income grew from $50,520 to $57,555, a 13.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gordon County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (76%), White (Hispanic) (5.31%), Other (Hispanic) (4.79%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.16%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.29%).

None of the households in Gordon County, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.3% of the residents in Gordon County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Gordon County, GA was $179,100, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%.

Most people in Gordon County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Gordon County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Gordon County, GA is home to a population of 57.8k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.11% of Gordon County, GA residents were born outside of the country (4.69k people).

In 2022, there were 14.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.9k people) in Gordon County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.07k White (Hispanic) and 2.77k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.3%
2022 Citizenship
93.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.3% of Gordon County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Gordon County, GA was 93.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Gordon County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    43.9k ± 116
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.07k ± 827
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.77k ± 901
16.8%
Hispanic Population
9.71k people

In 2022, there were 14.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.9k people) in Gordon County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.07k White (Hispanic) and 2.77k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.8% of the people in Gordon County, GA are hispanic (9.71k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Gordon County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.11%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.69k people
8.58%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.91k people

As of 2022, 8.11% of Gordon County, GA residents (4.69k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Gordon County, GA was 8.58%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,037 ± 213
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    704 ± 226
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    322 ± 146

Gordon County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Gordon County, GA employs 26.4k people. The largest industries in Gordon County, GA are Manufacturing (7,412 people), Retail Trade (2,586 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,142 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($250,001), Information ($58,375), and Wholesale Trade ($57,880).

Occupations

26.4k
2022 Value
± 1,505
2.34%
1 Year growth
± 8.01%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gordon County, GA grew at a rate of 2.34%, from 25.8k employees to 26.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gordon County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,059 people), Production Occupations (2,748 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,637 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gordon County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.4k
2022 Value
± 1,505
2.34%
1 Year growth
± 8.01%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gordon County, GA grew at a rate of 2.34%, from 25.8k employees to 26.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gordon County, GA, are Manufacturing (7,412 people), Retail Trade (2,586 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,142 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gordon County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Gordon County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,118
Median earning men ± $2,939
$33,572
Median earning women ± $1,896

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,729), Information ($69,418), and Wholesale Trade ($58,760).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($51,803), Construction ($47,386), and Wholesale Trade ($41,464).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 384
    Manufacturing
  2. 292
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 258
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Gordon County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 80.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.02%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Gordon County, GA was $179,100 in 2022, which is 0.635 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $155,600 to $179,100, a 15.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Gordon County, GA is 71.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Gordon County, GA have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Gordon County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Gordon County, GA is $57,555. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Gordon County, GA was Census Tract 9705 with a value of $65,690, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9707, with respective values of $63,636 and $47,438.

Property

$179,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,266
$14,702
Median Property Taxes
±$963

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Gordon County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.5%
Homeownership
2022
65.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.5% of the housing units in Gordon County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9705
  2. Census Tract 9704
  3. Census Tract 9707

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Gordon County, GA was Census Tract 9705 with a value of $65,690, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9707, with respective values of $63,636 and $47,438.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Gordon County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,555
Median Household Income
± $3,290
20.6k
Number of Households
± 1,232

In 2022, the median household income of the 20.6k households in Gordon County, GA grew to $57,555 from the previous year's value of $50,520.

The following chart displays the households in Gordon County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Gordon County, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.53%)

In 2022, 81.2% of workers in Gordon County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who worked at home (6.53%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gordon County, GA have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.43% of the workforce in Gordon County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Gordon County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Gordon County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gordon County, GA (8.01k out of 57.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Gordon County, GA is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

83.5% of the population of Gordon County, GA has health coverage, with 44% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.788% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Gordon County, GA see 2415 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.458% increase from the previous year (2404 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4898 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1633 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,415 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Gordon County, GA

Primary care physicians in Gordon County, GA see an average of 2,415 patients per year. This represents a 0.458% increase from the previous year (2,404 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Gordon County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.5%
Uninsured
44%
Employer Coverage
15.7%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
0.788%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gordon County, GA declined by 4.78% from 17.3% to 16.5%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 57.3 in Gordon County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.4% in Gordon County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 19.6% in Gordon County, GA.

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