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Gordon is a borough in Schuylkill County, in the Pottsville metro area.

The community was named for Judge David F. Gordon

The latitude of Gordon is 40.751N. The longitude is -76.336W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 853 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 759.


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Median household income
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$30,855
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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34% of Gordon residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gordon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gordon was $13,873, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Gordon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Gordon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.


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Schuylkill County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gordon political report.

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The average commute time for Gordon workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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