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Gorham is a town in Ontario County, in the Rochester metro area.
The community was named for Nathaniel Gorham, president of the Continental Congress and a signer of the U.S. Constitution.
The latitude of Gorham is 42.798N. The longitude is -77.131W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,076 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,776.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gorham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ontario County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14544 ZIP code.
17% of Gorham residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $20,736, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Gorham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gorham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $493. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,071.
Libraries in Gorham include Gorham Free Library ... View libraries
Ontario County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gorham political report.
The average commute time for Gorham workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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