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Gordon, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Gordon had a population of 476 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Gordon, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 476
Daytime Population: Workers 212
Daytime Population: Residents 271
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 483
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 476
Population in Familes 389
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 491
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $48,863
Average Household Income $82,861
Per Capita Income $37,312


Total Housing Units 248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $143,750
Average Home Value $303,281


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.06% 0.08%
Households -0.14% -0.1%
Families 0.1% -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

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, 2017 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 # 1271 27th
Population Density # 1173 33rd
Diversity Index # 1365 22nd
Median Household Income # 785 55th
Per Capita Income # 192 89th

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