Gorham, NH Profile: Facts & Data

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Gorham, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Gorham Census Designated Place had a population of 1,500 as of July 1, 2018. Gorham ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gorham is located at latitude 44.3934 and longitude -71.187 in Coos County. The formal boundaries for the Gorham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Coos County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 791 feet.

The Gorham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378065) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Gorham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Gorham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Coos County.


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Gorham, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,500
Population in Households 1,497
Population in Familes 1,138
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,793
Diversity Index3 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,967
Average Household Income $74,482
Per Capita Income $34,618

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 848 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 496 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 230 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $138,500
Average Home Value $153,730
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 727
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 437
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.78% -0.98%
Households -0.65% -0.9%
Families -0.08% -0.98%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Gorham, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gorham to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 52 47th
Population Density # 11 90th
Diversity Index # 71 28th
Median Household Income # 71 28th
Per Capita Income # 35 65th

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