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Demographics

People

Total Population2,699
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens20.3%
Employed Population 16+1,509
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married58.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.8%
Median Earnings25+$35,266
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,404

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,270
% Above Poverty Level92%
% Below Poverty Level8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.3%
Median Gross Rent$705
Median House Value$117,600

Ancestry

French Except Basque26.4%
Irish20.4%
Canadian17.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.2%
English8.7%
Italian5.4%
Scottish3.5%
German3.3%
Russian1.4%
Lithuanian1.2%
Polish1%
Portuguese0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Greek0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
Arab0.6%
Ukrainian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Dutch0.3%
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Gorham Almanac

CategoryValue
County Coos County
Standard Zip Codes3581
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.39
Approximate Longitude-71.18

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)

StationBERLIN
Distance4.3 miles
Jan Temp4 to 26 F
Apr Temp30 to 51 F
Jul Temp55 to 78 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip40.4 inches
StationPINKHAM NOTCH
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp5 to 25 F
Apr Temp28 to 47 F
Jul Temp53 to 75 F
Oct Temp33 to 54 F
Annual Precip59.1 inches
StationBETHLEHEM
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp6 to 26 F
Apr Temp30 to 53 F
Jul Temp55 to 79 F
Oct Temp35 to 55 F
Annual Precip39.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Berlin10,154$52,250
Dummer247$76,250
Jefferson978$71,875
Milan1,396$66,875
Randolph401$79,205
Shelburne391$77,083

Gorham Public Libraries

Gorham Public Library
35 RAILROAD STREET
Gorham, New Hampshire
(603) 466-2525

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Gorham Public Schools

Gorham High School
120 Main St.
ZIP: 3581
(603) 466-2776
High
Total Enrollment 148
Edward Fenn School
169 Main St.
ZIP: 3581
(603) 466-3334
Primary
Total Enrollment 188
Gorham Middle School
120 Main St.
ZIP: 3581
(603) 466-2776
Middle
Total Enrollment 111
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Historic Gorham

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Presidential Range from Mt. Hayes c1900.

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Presidential Range from Mt. Hayes c1900.

Presidential Range from Mt. Surprise (Gorham) c1900.

Mt. Washington from Spruce Mountain (Gorham) between 1890 and 1901

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