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Gordon, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Gordon had a population of 1,562 as of July 1, 2016. Gordon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gordon is located at latitude 42.8064 and longitude -102.2039 in Sheridan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gordon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sheridan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,553 feet.

The City of Gordon (GNIS ID: 2394933) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Gordon is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Sheridan 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, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,562
Population in Households 1,536
Population in Familes 1,237
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 1,677
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 664
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 425
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 449 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $84,906
Average Home Value $151,674


Median Household Income $38,032
Average Household Income $55,228
Per Capita Income $23,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.44%
Households -0.5% -0.43%
Families 0.19% -0.52%
Median Household Income   4.01%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gordon to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 75 87th
Population Density1 # 76 87th
Diversity Index2 # 43 93rd
Median Household Income # 514 12th
Per Capita Income # 480 17th

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