Gordonville, Alabama

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Gordonville, Alabama
Town
General store in Gordonville, Alabama
General store in Gordonville, Alabama
Gordonville, Alabama is located in Alabama
Gordonville, Alabama
Gordonville, Alabama
Coordinates: 32°09′11″N 86°42′42″W / 32.15306°N 86.71167°W / 32.15306; -86.71167
Country United States
State Alabama
County Lowndes
Area
 • Total 5.7 sq mi (14.6 km2)
 • Land 5.6 sq mi (14.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 210 ft (60 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 326
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-30808
GNIS feature ID 2406593[1]

Gordonville is a town in Lowndes County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 326, up from 318 in 2000. It is part of the Montgomery Metropolitan Statistical Area. It incorporated effective January 20, 1990.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.7 square miles (15 km2), of which 5.6 square miles (15 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.35%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 318
2010 326 2.5%
Est. 2015 305 [3] −6.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]
2013 Estimate[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 318 people, 112 households, and 84 families residing in the town. The population density was 56.5 people per square mile (21.8/km²). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 22.9 per square mile (8.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.91% Black or African American, 3.77% White and 0.31% Pacific Islander. 1.26% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 112 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 33.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $10,278, and the median income for a family was $21,250. Males had a median income of $25,375 versus $22,292 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,948. About 37.8% of families and 42.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.0% of those under age 18 and 69.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gordonville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ http://www.census.gov/popest/data/historical/1990s/boundary_changes/01.html
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 3, 2014. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 32°09′08″N 86°42′52″W / 32.152335°N 86.714338°W / 32.152335; -86.714338