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People

Total Population 173
Male Share of the Population 53.2%
Female Share of the Population 46.8%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 62
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 38.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,917
% Above Poverty Level 71.5%
% Below Poverty Level 28.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.3%
Median Gross Rent $433
Median House Value $28,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.6%
US/American 0%
English 19.1%
Irish 4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gorham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 76 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 62940
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.718
Longitude -89.485

Gorham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station DU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station KASKASKIA RIV NAV LOCK
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Gorham, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Grimsby (62940)

Sand Ridge (62940)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alto Pass 402 $35,938
Ava 661 $51,875
Campbell Hill 304 $51,667
Carbondale 26,192 $40,092
Grand Tower 451 $45,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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