Gorham, Maine Population 2022

7,587
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Gorham is a city located in Cumberland County Maine. With a 2020 population of 7,587, it is the 18th largest city in Maine and the 5041st largest city in the United States. Gorham is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 1.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,469 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Gorham has a population density of 991 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gorham is $89,790 with a poverty rate of 3.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,124 per month, and the median house value is $296,500. The median age in Gorham is 35.9 years, 35.5 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Gorham Demographics

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

  • White: 89.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.79%
  • Asian: 2.88%
  • Black or African American: 1.88%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gorham, Maine is 7,587 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,469.

Gorham, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Gorham Population by Race

Gorham Population Pyramid 2022

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Gorham Median Age

37.1


Total

33.7


Male

39.6


Female

Gorham Adults

There are 6,221 adults, (1,215 of whom are seniors) in Gorham.

Gorham Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Gorham Sex Ratio

Female

3,976

54.30%

Male

3,346

45.70%

Gorham Population by Age

Gorham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gorham Household Types

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gorham Households and Families

2.86

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Gorham Households by Type

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Gorham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gorham Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 69.92%.

Gorham Educational Attainment by Race

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$58,574

Average Earnings

$72,844

Average Male

$50,827

Average Female

Gorham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gorham Language by Age

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Gorham Language

93.65% of Gorham residents speak only English, while 6.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Gorham Language

Gorham Poverty by Race

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3.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.00%

Male Poverty Rate

3.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gorham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gorham is White, with 2.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gorham is Multiple, with 14.88% 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 3.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.53%.

Gorham Poverty

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Gorham Poverty Rate by Education

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Gorham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gorham Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Gorham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gorham Marital Status by Race

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Gorham Marital Status

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457

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Gorham Veterans by War

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Gorham Veterans by Age

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Gorham Veterans by Race

Gorham Veterans by Education

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6.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gorham Veterans by Education

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

1.1%

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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62.84%

Born in Gorham

93.27%

Native Born

6.73%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

5.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.27% of Gorham residents were born in the United States, with 62.84% having been born in Maine. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gorham Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Gorham Population by Year