Gorham, Illinois

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Gorham Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 256 100%
Male 120 46.9%
Female 136 53.1%
Under 18 80 31.3%
18+ 176 68.8%
65+ 35 13.7%
Median Age 32.7
Average Family Size 3.16
White 252 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 1.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Gorham Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 250
Growth -6
Growth % -2.3%

Gorham Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 32.7%
German 14.4%
Irish 14.4%
French (except Basque) 11.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
English 10.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Dutch 2%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gorham 256 $30,000
Alto Pass 388 $36,406
Ava 662 $36,364
Campbell Hill 333 $48,750
Carbondale 20,681 $34,601
Grand Tower 624 $40,000
Murphysboro 13,295 $34,987
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