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Demographics

People

Total Population137
Male Share of the Population51.8%
Female Share of the Population48.2%
Senior Citizens31.4%
Employed Population 16+56
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married44.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,806

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,125
% Above Poverty Level80.3%
% Below Poverty Level19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home8.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone49.2%
Median Gross Rent$525
Median House Value$28,600

Ancestry

German26.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.1%
Italian8%
English7.3%
French Except Basque5.8%
Irish5.1%
Danishn2.2%
Ukrainian1.5%
Dutch1.5%
Welsh0.7%
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Gorham Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jackson County
Standard Zip Codes62940
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.71
Approximate Longitude-89.48

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)

StationCARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationDU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip44.1 inches
StationKASKASKIA RIV NAV LOCK
Distance31.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip39.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alto Pass382$37,109
Ava613$50,000
Campbell Hill306$52,159
Carbondale26,066$51,774
Grand Tower457$40,000
Murphysboro8,007$47,401
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