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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Gordon County is located in Georgia with a population of 56,424. Living in Gordon County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Gordon County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Gordon County are above average.
Population
56,424

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$119,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$676
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Gordon County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    248.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    5.8
    6.1
  • Rape
    23.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    46.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    699.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,347.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    104.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    13%

Working in Gordon County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,452
National
$55,322

Gordon County Reviews

1 review
Gordon is a very small, family-friendly town located in Wilkinson county. The people in the community are very helpful. I would like to see the school systems offer more programs for the students and community.
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