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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gurdon is 1,849. Gurdon, Arkansas is the 7,902nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Gurdon was in 1990, when its population was 2,392. In 1990, Gurdon was the 6,271st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,902nd largest city in the US. Gurdon is currently 22.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Gurdon has shrunk 18.7% since the year 2000. Gurdon, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Gurdon, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,767. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.1% of the residents of Gurdon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gurdon are 52.4% White, 40.1% Black, 4.9% Other, 1.8% Two or more races and 0.8% American Indian. Additionally, 10.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gurdon, 20.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.4%. On a per-household basis, 20.4% of families are below the poverty line in Gurdon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.9% of Gurdon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.3% of Gurdon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.8% have a bachelor's degree and 2.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gurdon residents aged 5 and older, 10.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gurdon is 2.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gurdon, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gurdon is $33,229.
In Gurdon, 59.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.6% of housing units in Gurdon.
Of all the housing units in Gurdon, 5.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Gurdon, 13.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 170 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gurdon is $629.
In Gurdon, 67.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.