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Gordon is a town in Douglas County, in the Duluth metro area.
The community was named after Antoine Guerdon (later Gordon)
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Gordon. For links to other places called Gordon, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Gordon is 46.246N. The longitude is -91.798W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,083 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 645.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gordon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Duluth area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54836 ZIP code.
23% of Gordon residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $18,065, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% 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 $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $680.
Douglas County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gordon political report.
The average commute time for Gordon workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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