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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.


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Median household income
Local
$43,138
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gorham demographic reports
Gorham is on Canandaigua Lake.
Former and merged names include:
· Easton
· Lincoln
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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21% 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 $493.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,071.


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

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Ontario County supported George W. Bush 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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