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Gorham is a town in Coos County, in the Berlin metro area.

The community was named after Gorham, ME

The latitude of Gorham is 44.387N. The longitude is -71.173W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,895.


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Median household income
Local
$32,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gorham demographic reports
Gorham is on the Androscoggin River
Former and merged names include:
· Shelburne Addition
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Moose Brook State Park, Appalachian Trail, White Mountain National Forest, Mount Washington
Historic sites and museums: Gorham Historical Society
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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5% of Gorham residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gorham ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gorham was $16,649, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Gorham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Gorham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $372.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $892.


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Libraries in Gorham include Gorham Public Library ... View libraries

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Coos County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gorham political report.

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The average commute time for Gorham workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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