Gordo, AL Population

Population: 1,677. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,596 (-4.8% change)
Males: 758 (45.2%), Females: 919 (54.8%)

Pickens County

Zip code: 35466

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $23,812
Median house value: $66,800

Races in Gordo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (58.1%)
  • Black (40.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)

Ancestries: United States (15.7%), Irish (6.9%), English (3.7%), German (2.7%), Scottish (1.3%).

Elevation: 282 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Map of Gordo, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gordo

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gordo town

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

0.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -234 (-12.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gordo:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gordo:

  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 23 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)
  • COLUMBUS AFB (about 43 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Abbreviation: CBM)
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL (about 48 miles; COLUMBUS/W POINT/STARKVILL, MS; Abbreviation: GTR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Gordo:

  • NORTH PICKENS (about 8 miles; REFORM, AL; Abbreviation: 3M8)
  • GEORGE DOWNER (about 25 miles; ALICEVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: AIV)
  • RICHARD ARTHUR FIELD (about 27 miles; FAYETTE, AL; Abbreviation: M95)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gordo:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 23 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)
  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,635)
  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 39 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,115)
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 14,613)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 70 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 73 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)

Schools

Public high school in Gordo:

  • GORDO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 630 4TH ST NW; Grades: 07 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Gordo:

  • GORDO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 515; Location: 535 4TH ST NW; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Gordo:

  • GORDO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,685; Location: 287 MAIN STREET S.; 9,763 books; 91 audio materials; 426 video materials; 16 serial subscriptions)