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Gordonsville is a town in Orange County in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. Located about 19 miles northeast of Charlottesville and 65 miles northwest of Richmond, the population was 1,496 at the 2010 census.

The town celebrated its bicentennial in 2013, two hundred years after local innkeeper Nathaniel Gordon was appointed the area’s first postmaster, thus officially creating the area known as Gordonsville. It was strategically important during the Civil War, due to its location on the Virginia Central Railroad.

As of the 2010 U.S. Census, there were 1,496 people, 632 households, and 388 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,646.1 people per square mile (635.6/km²). There were 710 housing units with an average density of 788.9 units per square mile (295.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 70.7% White, 23.7% African American, 0.5% Asian, 2.5% from other races and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.3% of the population.

Out of the 632 households, 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.0% were married couples living together, 18.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present and 38.6% were non-family households. Householders living alone accounted for 34.8% of the total households and 30.5% had a resident who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.05.

The age distribution of Gordonsville’s population was 24.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.8 years. For every 100 females, there were 84 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,845, and the median income for a family was $52,000. Males working full-time had a median income of $38,421 versus $33,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,545. About 14.2% of families and 19.6% of the total population were below the poverty line.

Of the population of 1,427 persons age 16 and older, 55.9% were in the labor force, all of which worked in civilian occupations.