Gorham SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
9
Amenities
7
Education
9.5
Commute
8

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Gorham, Maine Info Snack

Gorham is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. The population was 16,381 at the 2010 census. The 2012 estimate of Gorham's population was 16,667. In addition to its urban village center known as Gorham Village or simply "the Village," the town encompasses a number of smaller, unincorporated villages and hamlets with distinct historical identities, including South Gorham, West Gorham, Little Falls, White Rock, and North Gorham. Gorham is home to one of the three campuses of the University of Southern Maine. In 2013, Gorham was voted second best town in Maine after Hampden by a financial website.
Population
6,607
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
5.3%
Median Home
$242,200
Median Income
$66,895
Median Rent
$881

Rankings for Gorham in Maine

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4

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Map Of Gorham, ME

Population over time in Gorham

Year Population % Change
2017 6,607 4.4%
2016 6,331 -1.8%
2015 6,445 -2.3%
2014 6,596 -1.2%
2013 6,677 -4.4%
2012 6,983 -0.9%
2011 7,049 -3.3%
2010 7,288 -

Crime in Gorham Per 100k

Crime Gorham ME USA
Violent Crime 62.7 121.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.3
Robbery 5.7 18.6 98.0
Aggravated Assault 57.0 65.3 248.9
Property Crime 626.6 1507.1 2362.0
Burglary 74.1 249.6 430.4
Larceny 529.8 1198.1 1694.0
Car Theft 22.8 59.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Gorham

White
92.5% (6,114)
African American
2.8% (183)
American Indian
0.2% (14)
Asian
0.4% (29)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (5)
Two Or More
2.9% (189)
Hispanic
1.1% (73)
Race Gorham ME USA
White 92.5% 93.6% 61.5%
African American 2.8% 1.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.1% 1.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Gorham, Maine

Less than $10,000
2.1% (13,874)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (29,731)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.7% (50,873)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.4% (68,712)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.3% (41,624)
$50,000 to $74,999
27.1% (179,049)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.1% (93,158)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.1% (73,337)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.1% (79,944)
$200,000 or more
4.5% (29,731)
Income Gorham ME USA
Less than $10,000 2.1% 6.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 5.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.7% 10.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.4% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.3% 13.8% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 27.1% 19.2% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.1% 12.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.1% 12.8% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.1% 4.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.5% 3.7% 6.3%

Gender in Gorham

Female
54.0% (3,566)
Male
46.0% (3,040)
Gender Gorham ME USA
Female 54.0% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 46.0% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gorham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.1% (74)
9-12th Grade
1.9% (128)
High School / GED
19.1% (1,259)
Some College
16.3% (1,076)
Associate's Degree
12.7% (836)
Bachelor's Degree
32.4% (2,143)
Master's Degree
12.9% (855)
Professional Degree
1.3% (86)
Doctorate Degree
2.2% (147)
Education Gorham ME USA
< 9th Grade 1.1% 2.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 1.9% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 19.1% 32.3% 27.3%
Some College 16.3% 19.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 12.7% 10.0% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 32.4% 19.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 12.9% 7.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.3% 1.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.2% 1.3% 1.4%

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