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People

Total Population 2,725
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 19.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,419
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 59.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,071
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.5%
Median Gross Rent $670
Median House Value $124,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 22.3%

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

Gorham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Coos
Standard Zip Codes 03581, 03593
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.387
Longitude -71.173

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 BERLIN
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Station PINKHAM NOTCH
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 75 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 59.1 inches
Station BETHLEHEM
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Berlin 9,580 $49,103
Dummer 307 $65,625
Jefferson 933 $73,594
Milan 1,358 $64,286
Randolph 361 $79,028
Shelburne 363 $73,750

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

Gorham Public Libraries

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

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Gorham High Schools

GORHAM HIGH SCHOOL
120 MAIN ST
603-466-2776
Serves 213 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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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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