Gorham, Illinois Population 2022

161
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Gorham is a city located in Jackson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 161, it is the 1208th largest city in Illinois and the 25069th largest city in the United States. Gorham is currently declining at a rate of -3.59% annually and its population has decreased by -6.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 173 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Gorham has a population density of 132 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gorham is $38,701 with a poverty rate of 50.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $481 per month, and the median house value is $26,800. The median age in Gorham is 32.5 years, 31.5 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Gorham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gorhamwas:

  • White: 91.63%
  • Two or more races: 6.84%
  • Other race: 1.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gorham, Illinois is 161 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 173.

Gorham, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24191.63%
Some Other Race41.52%
Two or More Races186.84%
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Gorham Population by Race

Gorham Population Pyramid 2022

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Gorham Median Age

24.7


Total

25.3


Male

21.8


Female

Gorham Adults

There are 173 adults, (23 of whom are seniors) in Gorham.

Gorham Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60

Child Dependency Ratio

Gorham Sex Ratio

Female

128

48.67%

Male

135

51.33%

Gorham Population by Age

Gorham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gorham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.1%5.9%
All82.1%17.9%
Female77.8%22.2%
Non Family61.9%38.1%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gorham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All783.3782.1
Married344.7194.1
Male52.6100
Female183.6177.8
Non Family211.1961.9

3.98

Average Family Size

3.37

Average Household Size

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Gorham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade86.20%
9th to 12th Grade1612.40%
High School Graduate5341.09%
Some College4434.11%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree21.55%
Graduate Degree64.65%
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Gorham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gorham Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races333
White118985
Hispanic84
Other Race4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gorham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,114$23,750$25,208
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,750$35,313$23,750
Some College$29,375$30,833$28,125
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,114

Average Earnings

$23,750

Average Male

$25,208

Average Female

Gorham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gorham Language by Age

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Gorham Language

97.25% of Gorham residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Gorham Language

Gorham Poverty by Race

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50.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

54.07%

Male Poverty Rate

47.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gorham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gorham is White, with 56.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gorham is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 74.12%.

Gorham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.67%
High School16.98%
Some College38.64%
Bachelors or Greater12.50%

Gorham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed23.08%
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed5.88%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Gorham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gorham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,188$41,571
Families$38,125$47,663
Married Families$58,750-
Non Families$19,063$18,462
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Income by Household Type

Gorham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gorham Married by Age and Sex

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Gorham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gorham Marital Status by Race

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Gorham Marital Status

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16

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War10
Vietnam6
Korea1
World War II1

Gorham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 547
55 to 643
65 to 743
75+3

Gorham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White137.83%
2+ Races3100.00%

Gorham Veterans by Race

Gorham Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gorham Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.8%

Employment Rate

38.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gorham Employment by Age

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Gorham Employment by Race

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Gorham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.99%

Born in Gorham

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.58% of Gorham residents were born in the United States, with 80.99% having been born in Illinois. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gorham Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102360.00%
2011230-6-2.54%
2012224-6-2.61%
2013218-6-2.68%
2014212-6-2.75%
2015206-6-2.83%
2016200-6-2.91%
2017194-6-3.00%
2018188-6-3.09%
2019182-6-3.19%
2020173-9-4.95%
2021167-6-3.47%
2022161-6-3.59%

Gorham Population by Year