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Gorham, Illinois - Basic Facts

Gorham is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Gorham.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jackson County at latitude 37.7184 and longitude -89.4859. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 364 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Gorham (see map) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Gorham, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gorham to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1169 14th
Population Density1 # 1290 6th
Diversity Index2 # 1106 19th
Median Household Income # 821 40th
Per Capita Income # 1042 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Gorham, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 227
Population in Households 227
Population in Familes 192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 186
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 88
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $73,750
Average Home Value $79,930
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,387
Average Household Income $53,543
Per Capita Income $21,359
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.91% -0.44%
Households -0.79% -0.46%
Families 3.19% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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