Gordon, Pennsylvania

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Gordon, Pennsylvania

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Gordon strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 14% Gordon Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Gordon, Pennsylvania

Comparing Gordon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Age of the Population 6 4
Senior Citizens 5 3
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 8
Portion of People Married 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
Median Family Income 5 5
People Above Poverty 5 4
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 5 5
Working at Home 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 6
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Gordon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
P.O. Box Zip Codes 17936
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.751
Longitude -76.336

Gordon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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Gordon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 781 100%
Male 383 49%
Female 398 51%
Under 18 199 25.5%
18+ 582 74.5%
65+ 113 14.5%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3.12
White 771 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.5%

Estimated Gordon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 753
Growth -28
Growth % -3.6%

Gordon Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36.2%
Irish 15.9%
English 7.1%
Polish 6.7%
Dutch 6.7%
Italian 5.5%
Welsh 4.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
US/American 4.2%
Pennsylvania German 3.1%
Lithuanian 3.1%
Lebanese 1.1%
Greek 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gordon 781 $40,714
Ashland 3,283 $34,688
Frackville 4,361 $47,553
Gilberton 867 $34,500
Girardville 1,742 $30,000
Minersville 4,552 $36,759
Mount Carmel 6,390 $35,217
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