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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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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.
11% of Gordon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gordon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.
Schuylkill County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gordon political report.
The average commute time for Gordon workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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