Gordon is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 327 people and just one neighborhood, Gordon is the 363rd largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Gordon is a blue-collar town, with 52.94% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Gordon is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gordon who work in teaching (8.82%), law enforcement and fire fighting (8.82%) and food service (8.82%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Gordon is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Gordon is worth considering.
In Gordon, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.00 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Gordon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.