Gorham (CDP), New Hampshire
Gorham, New Hampshire
|• Total||0.92 sq mi (2.37 km2)|
|• Land||0.84 sq mi (2.17 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)|
|Elevation||790 ft (240 m)|
|• Density||1,912/sq mi (738.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||2378065|
Gorham is a census-designated place (CDP) and the main village in the town of Gorham in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. The population of the CDP was 1,600 at the 2010 census, out of 2,848 people in the entire town of Gorham.
The CDP is in the central part of the town of Colebrook, on the south side of the Androscoggin River. The CDP extends from Upper Village in the west, where the Androscoggin is joined by Moose Brook and the Moose River, to the Peabody River in the east. U.S. Route 2 runs through the center of Gorham as its Main Street, leading east 22 miles (35 km) to Bethel, Maine, and west 24 miles (39 km) to Lancaster. New Hampshire Route 16 joins US 2 through the center of Gorham but leads north 6 miles (10 km) to Berlin and south over Pinkham Notch 27 miles (43 km) to North Conway.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Gorham CDP has a total area of 0.93 square miles (2.4 km2), of which 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2) are land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2), or 8.41%, are water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,600 people, 767 households, and 440 families residing in the CDP. There were 852 housing units, of which 85, or 10.0%, were vacant. The racial makeup of the town was 96.8% white, 0.0% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.1% some other race, and 1.4% from two or more races. 0.8% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the 767 households in the CDP, 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% were headed by married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.6% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.2% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09, and the average family size was 2.68.
18.0% of people in the CDP were under the age of 18, 6.1% were from age 18 to 24, 22.0% were from 25 to 44, 35.0% were from 45 to 64, and 18.9% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.
For the period 2011-15, the estimated median annual income for a household was $53,077, and the median income for a family was $58,625. Male full-time workers had a median income of $42,303 versus $31,667 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,249. 7.4% of the population and 3.7% of families were below the poverty line, along with 14.7% of people under the age of 18 and 0.0% of people 65 or older.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Gorham CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
- "TIGERweb: Colebrook CDP, New Hampshire". Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (DP-1): Gorham CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
- "Selected Economic Characteristics: 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (DP03): Gorham CDP, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 29, 2017.