Gorham, New Hampshire Population 2024

2,138

Gorham is a city located in Coos County New Hampshire. Gorham has a 2024 population of 2,138. Gorham is currently growing at a rate of 2.3% annually and its population has increased by 9.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,948 in 2020.

The average household income in Gorham is $75,050 with a poverty rate of 5.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gorham is 51.7 years, 46.1 years for males, and 59.5 years for females.

Gorham Demographics

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

  • White: 93.78%
  • Asian: 3.23%
  • Two or more races: 2.99%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,270.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.75% (190)
The current population of Gorham, New Hampshire is 2,138 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,948.

Gorham, New Hampshire Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,91693.78%
Asian663.23%
Two or more races612.99%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Gorham Population by Race

Gorham Population Pyramid 2024

Gorham Median Age

51.7

Total

46.1

Male

59.5

Female

Gorham Adults

There are 1,789 adults, (550 of whom are seniors) in Gorham.

Gorham Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gorham Sex Ratio

Female1,02650.22%
Male1,01749.78%

Gorham Population by Age

Gorham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0311.9870.529.5
Married5372.7687.312.7
Non Family460048.751.3
Female2831000
Male62.671000

2.77

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gorham Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade311.85%
Associates Degree19311.53%
Bachelors Degree27916.67%
Graduate Degree19811.83%
High School Graduate74544.5%
Less Than 9th Grade80.48%
Some College22013.14%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5711,532379
Asian444444
2+ Races373736
Hispanic222218

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Gorham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$36,136$115,781$0
Graduate Degree$45,278$0$0
High School Graduate$50,257$50,368$46,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,773$42,188$36,754
Some College$35,625$34,063$42,212

$39,773

Average Earnings

$42,188

Average Male

$36,754

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

80.81% of Gorham residents speak only English, while 19.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.08% of the population.

Gorham Language

Gorham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian665786.36%
Multiple613659.02%
White1,894231.21%

5.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.72%

Male Poverty Rate

6.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gorham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gorham is Asian, with 86.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gorham is White, with 1.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.49%.

Gorham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
Bachelors or Greater16.98%
High School0%
Some College0%

Gorham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.13%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed7.98%
Female Unemployed0%

Gorham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gorham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$82,853$101,420
Households$55,845$75,050
Married Families$83,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,969$42,316

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gorham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

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 45-54.

Gorham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gorham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

157

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War53
Vietnam29
Korea10
World War II8

Gorham Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6490
75+36
35 to 5420
65 to 7411
18 to 340

Gorham Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1579.19%
Hispanic1881.82%

Gorham Veterans by Race

Gorham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gorham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

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

69.11%

Born in Gorham

97.01%

Native Born

2.99%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.01% of Gorham residents were born in the United States, with 69.11% having been born in New Hampshire. 1.71% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,138482.3%
20232,090472.3%
20222,043673.39%
20211,976281.44%
20201,94845930.83%
20191,489291.99%
20181,460-1-0.07%
20171,461-121-7.65%
20161,582644.22%
20151,518-4-0.26%
20141,522-35-2.25%
20131,557352.3%
20121,522100.66%
20111,512-88-5.5%
20101,60000%

Gorham Population by Year