Gordon is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 329 people and just one neighborhood, Gordon is the 363rd largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gordon is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 52.94% of the Gordon workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Gordon has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Gordon a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.