Gorham, Illinois Population 2024

169

Gorham is a city located in Jackson County Illinois. Gorham has a 2024 population of 169. Gorham is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 170 in 2020.

The average household income in Gorham is $39,655 with a poverty rate of 48.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gorham is 34.5 years, 36.8 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Gorham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gorham was:

  • White: 91.09%
  • Two or more races: 6.93%
  • Other race: 1.98%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
138.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.59% (-1)
The current population of Gorham, Illinois is 169 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 170.

Gorham, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27691.09%
Two or more races216.93%
Other race61.98%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gorham Population by Race

Gorham Population Pyramid 2024

Gorham Median Age

34.5

Total

36.8

Male

32

Female

Gorham Adults

There are 207 adults, (30 of whom are seniors) in Gorham.

Gorham Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gorham Sex Ratio

Female16855.45%
Male13544.55%

Gorham Population by Age

Gorham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All993.0679.820.2
Married384.8497.42.6
Non Family381.115050
Female213.331000
Male23.51000
showing: 5 rows

4.1

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gorham Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gorham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gorham Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Gorham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,107

Average Earnings

$24,583

Average Male

$31,719

Average Female

Gorham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gorham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gorham Language

96.8% of Gorham residents speak only English, while 3.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.4% of the population.

Gorham Language

Gorham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White27314753.85%
showing: 1 rows

48.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

59.26%

Male Poverty Rate

39.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gorham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gorham is White, with 53.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gorham is White, with 53.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 27.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 68.18%.

Gorham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College47.06%
Less Than 9th Grade41.03%
Bachelors or Greater22.22%
High School19.05%
showing: 4 rows

Gorham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed57.89%
Female Unemployed41.67%
Male Employed34.62%
Female Employed2.44%
showing: 4 rows

Gorham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gorham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gorham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gorham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gorham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gorham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gorham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gorham Veterans by War

count

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Gorham Veterans by Age

count

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Gorham Veterans by Race

Gorham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gorham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

31.5%

Employment Rate

48.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gorham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gorham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gorham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.87%

Born in Gorham

96.37%

Native Born

3.63%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

1.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.37% of Gorham residents were born in the United States, with 79.87% having been born in Illinois. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gorham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029169
2028169
2027169
2026169
2025169
2024169
2023169
2022169
2021169-1-0.59%
2020170-51-23.08%
2019221-2-0.9%
2018223-3-1.33%
2017226-3-1.31%
2016229-2-0.87%
2015231-1-0.43%
2014232-2-0.85%
2013234-1-0.43%
2012235-1-0.42%
2011236
2010236
showing: 20 rows

Gorham Population by Year