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Gordon County, GA


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Calhoun, GA
Designated Market Area: Atlanta, GA-AL-NC
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing, Low Education, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 58,954   ( 3,768 from 2010)
Land area: 356.4 square miles
Population density: 165.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:44,376 75.27% 0.6%
Black:2,3724.02% 22.0%
Indian:1640.28% 26.2%
Asian:8621.46% 51.0%
2+ races:9901.68% 52.1%
Hispanic:10,19017.28% 31.7%
Total non-White:14,57824.73% 31.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,420 12.3
Deaths:1,59313.8
Net Migration: 1,41212.3
Net Immigration: 1551.3
Change in White population:269 0.5
Change in Non-White pop.:3,499 6.3




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
55,186
44,10779.92%
1,9453.52%
1300.24%
5711.03%
6511.18%
7,73814.02%
11,07920.08%

2000
44,104
38,64287.62%
1,5113.43%
900.20%
2360.54%
3340.76%
3,2687.41%
5,46212.38%

1990
35,072
33,44395.36%
1,2993.70%
530.15%
1060.30%
n/a
1710.49%
1,6294.64%

1980
30,070
28,68795.40%
1,1733.90%
630.21%
110.04%
n/a
1360.45%
1,3834.60%

1970
23,570
22,10293.77%
1,3995.94%
60.03%
70.03%
n/a
550.23%
1,468 6.23%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
7,817 17.7
3,8538.7
3,6668.3
1,8364.2
5,465 12.4
5,617 12.7
1990's
NumberRate
6,081 17.3
3,3749.6
4,80213.7
2210.6
5,199 14.8
3,833 10.9
1980's
NumberRate
4,999 16.6
2,745 9.1
2,945 9.8
n/a
4,756 15.8
246 0.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
3,955 16.8
n/a
6,585 27.9
-85 -0.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Gordon County, GA

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
39.1
13,550 23.0%
45,404 77.0%
8,678 14.7%
20,555
2.79
15,085 73.4%
11,364 75.3%
1,191 7.9%
5,470 26.6%

2010
NumberPercent
36.0
14,875 27.0%
40,311 73.0%
6,423 11.6%
19,715
2.77
14,653 74.3%
11,005 75.1%
1,335 9.1%
5,062 25.7%

2000
NumberPercent
34.3
11,515 26.1%
32,589 73.9%
4,597 10.4%
16,151
2.70
12,361 76.5%
10,136 82.0%
930 7.5%
3,790 23.5%

1990
NumberPercent
32.4
9,457 27.0%
25,615 73.0%
3,742 10.7%
12,717
2.73
9,965 78.4%
8,335 83.6%
680 6.8%
2,752 21.6%

1980
NumberPercent
29.7
9,532 31.7%
20,538 68.3%
2,959 9.8%
10,296
2.91
8,426 81.8%
7,251 86.1%
488 5.8%
1,870 18.2%

2022 Housing Data for Gordon County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units22,876 
Median Value$179,100 
Occupied20,55589.9%
Vacant2,32110.1%
Owned14,70271.5%
Rented5,85328.5%
Median Rent$830 
Single-Family Units17,38276.0%
    Detached17,04074.5%
    Attached3421.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units1,9448.5%
Mobile Homes2,61911.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Gordon County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0009514.6%
$10,000 to $14,9991,0875.3%
$15,000 to $19,9991,0715.2%
$20,000 to $24,9998934.3%
$25,000 to $29,9999484.6%
$30,000 to $34,9991,0605.2%
$35,000 to $39,9991,0134.9%
$40,000 to $44,9998184.0%
$45,000 to $49,9999444.6%
$50,000 to $59,9991,9149.3%
$60,000 to $74,9991,7778.6%
$75,000 to $99,9992,63912.8%
$100,000 to $124,9991,7708.6%
$125,000 to $149,9991,1425.6%
$150,000 to $199,9991,2976.3%
$200,000 or more1,2316.0%
Median Household Income57,555 
Per Capita Income29,787 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state77 
Compared to U.S.73 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,3286.5%
Public Assistance3551.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,16610.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed20,35067.4%
Unemployed7712.6%
In Armed Forces100.0%
Total Labor Force21,13169.9%
Not in Labor Force9,08030.1%
Real Unemployment Rate 32.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector10,8838,03157.5%
Non-Profit65373747.0%
Self-Employed1,98161676.3%
Local Government1,2081,07652.9%
State Government14362218.7%
Federal Government9928925.5%
Total Private + Self12,8648,64759.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.2,1032,72443.6%
Total14,96711,37156.8%
Pct. Govt.13.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts3,31012.5%
Sales and Office Occupations5,69621.6%
Professional, Technical4,25316.1%
Service Occupations4,07415.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2170.8%
All others9,07834.4%
White Collar 50.2%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing7,41228.1%
Retail trade2,5869.8%
Health care and social assistance2,1428.1%
Construction1,9447.4%
Educational services1,8016.8%
Accommodation and food services1,3925.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,3855.2%
Public administration1,3775.2%
Transportation and warehousing1,2794.8%
Other services1,2234.6%
Finance and insurance8873.4%
Wholesale trade7472.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5182.0%
Information5121.9%
Professional, scientific, technical4621.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing3421.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1650.6%
Utilities1550.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction820.3%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Gordon County, GA

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,80410.04%
Puerto Rican1,1011.91%
Cuban2830.49%
Dominican320.06%
Total Central American2,0603.56%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1,8663.23%
Honduran550.10%
Nicaraguan30.01%
Panamanian110.02%
Salvadoran1250.22%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American2310.40%
Argentinean2100.36%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean120.02%
Colombian20.00%
Ecuadorian70.01%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1940.34%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese2850.49%
Indian2240.39%
Chinese480.08%
Korean390.07%
Filipino180.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English45,54883.7%
Spanish8,13314.9%
Other Indo-European3010.6%
Vietnamese2730.5%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic560.1%
Other Asian390.1%
Chinese350.1%
German, other Germanic170.0%
Korean140.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American9,78416.9%
English5,98210.4%
Irish3,7736.5%
German3,5676.2%
Scottish9241.6%
Scotch-Irish7421.3%
French7311.3%
European6691.2%
Polish5100.9%
Italian4210.7%
Dutch3360.6%
Armenian2820.5%
British2640.5%
Nigerian2140.4%
Jamaican1720.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen54,47194.3%
Not a citizen3,3145.7%
Native53,08791.9%
Foreign-born4,6988.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Gordon County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,391 8.7%5,267 13.5%13,675 35.0%10,246 26.2%3,675 9.4%2,848 7.3%
  Average years of education: 12.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,391 8.7%
9-12 Years 5,267 13.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 13,675 35.0%
Some College 10,246 26.2%
Bach. Degree 3,675 9.4%
Grad Degree 2,848 7.3%
Average years of education: 12.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Gordon County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 18,971 17,529 1,442 7.6% 5.4%
1991 18,582 17,222 1,360 7.3% 5.3%
1992 19,482 17,958 1,524 7.8% 6.6%
1993 19,930 18,636 1,294 6.5% 5.7%
1994 20,570 19,427 1,143 5.6% 5.1%
1995 20,992 19,734 1,258 6.0% 4.8%
1996 20,972 19,852 1,120 5.3% 4.6%
1997 21,661 20,462 1,199 5.5% 4.5%
1998 21,372 20,407 965 4.5% 4.2%
1999 22,507 21,404 1,103 4.9% 3.8%
2000 24,190 23,380 810 3.3% 3.5%
2001 23,763 22,505 1,258 5.3% 4.1%
2002 24,337 23,030 1,307 5.4% 5.3%
2003 25,015 23,757 1,258 5.0% 5.1%
2004 25,585 24,355 1,230 4.8% 5.1%
2005 26,717 25,334 1,383 5.2% 5.7%
2006 27,084 25,809 1,275 4.7% 5.1%
2007 26,832 25,463 1,369 5.1% 4.9%
2008 26,582 24,452 2,130 8.0% 6.8%
2009 25,563 22,092 3,471 13.6% 10.4%
2010 26,145 22,777 3,368 12.9% 10.7%
2011 26,207 23,174 3,033 11.6% 10.1%
2012 26,748 24,167 2,581 9.6% 9.0%
2013 26,160 23,859 2,301 8.8% 8.1%
2014 26,035 24,131 1,904 7.3% 7.1%
2015 25,856 24,302 1,554 6.0% 6.1%
2016 25,300 23,865 1,435 5.7% 5.4%
2017 26,919 25,663 1,256 4.7% 4.8%
2018 27,566 26,485 1,081 3.9% 4.0%
2019 28,488 27,498 990 3.5% 3.5%
2020 28,062 26,531 1,531 5.5% 6.5%
2021 28,742 27,815 927 3.2% 3.9%
2022 28,907 28,088 819 2.8% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com