Gorham, New Hampshire Population 2021

1,489
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Gorham is a city located in Coos County New Hampshire. Gorham has a 2020 population of 1,489. Gorham is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -6.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,600 in 2010. Gorham reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Gorham is $79,104 with a poverty rate of 2.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $683 per month, and the median house value is $139,100. The median age in Gorham is 55.4 years, 51.8 years for males, and 57.9 years for females.

Gorham Demographics

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

  • White: 97.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gorham, New Hampshire is 1,489 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,489.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,600.

Gorham, New Hampshire Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,44797.18%
Two or More Races422.82%
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Gorham Population by Race

Gorham Population Pyramid $2021

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Gorham Median Age

55.4


Total

51.8


Male

57.9


Female

Gorham Adults

There are 1,294 adults, (359 of whom are seniors) in Gorham.

Gorham Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gorham Sex Ratio

Female

634

42.58%

Male

855

57.42%

Gorham Population by Age

Gorham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gorham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female38.2%61.8%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
All77.2%22.8%
Married93.8%6.2%
Male100%0%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gorham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7192.0777.2
Married4332.5593.8
Non Family212045.3
Male402.65100
Female341.9438.2

2.48

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Gorham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade151.22%
9th to 12th Grade483.91%
High School Graduate39131.87%
Some College18314.91%
Associates Degree22518.34%
Bachelors Degree24419.89%
Graduate Degree1219.86%
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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
White1,2131,150358
Hispanic14147

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 50.00%.

Gorham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,482$39,643$38,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$37,128$36,655$41,944
Some College$36,346$29,732$36,923
Bachelors Degree$47,396$79,234$34,375
Graduate Degree$44,167$$58,365

$38,482

Average Earnings

$39,643

Average Male

$38,250

Average Female

Gorham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gorham Language by Age

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Gorham Language

86.85% of Gorham residents speak only English, while 13.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.18% of the population.

Gorham Language

Gorham Poverty by Race

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2.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.36%

Male Poverty Rate

2.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gorham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gorham is White, with 2.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gorham is White, with 2.45% 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 7.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.00%.

Gorham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater3.01%
High School2.30%
Some College1.96%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Gorham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.88%
Female Employed1.80%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gorham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gorham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,789$79,104
Families$73,036$95,103
Married Families$74,952-
Non Families$36,731$39,013
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Income by Household Type

Gorham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

71.1%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gorham Marital Status by Race

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Gorham Marital Status

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117

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War39
Vietnam32
Korea26
Second Gulf War23
World War II6

Gorham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5436
75+32
65 to 7432
55 to 6417
18 to 34

Gorham Veterans by Age

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Gorham Veterans by Race

Gorham Veterans by Education

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9.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gorham Veterans by Education

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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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59.57%

Born in Gorham

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

3.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Gorham residents were born in the United States, with 59.57% having been born in New Hampshire. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Gorham Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,4890.00%
20201,4890.00%
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%
20131,557352.30%
20121,522100.66%
20111,512-88-5.50%
20101,6000.00%

Gorham Population by Year