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Gordon, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Gordon had a population of 485 as of July 1, 2016. Gordon ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gordon is located at latitude 32.5448 and longitude -98.3678 in Palo Pinto County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gordon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Palo Pinto County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 968 feet.

The City of Gordon (GNIS ID: 2410623) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Gordon is located within Strawn-Gordon Division of Palo Pinto County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gordon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Gordon, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 485
Population in Households 485
Population in Familes 397
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 501
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $132,143
Average Home Value $299,068


Median Household Income $48,421
Average Household Income $76,318
Per Capita Income $34,063
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.33%
Households 0.16% 0.29%
Families 0.46% 0.14%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Gordon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gordon to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1266 28th
Population Density1 # 1168 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 1361 22nd
Median Household Income # 712 59th
Per Capita Income # 212 88th

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