Gorham, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Gorham, New York - Basic Facts

The Gorham Census Designated Place had a population of 640 as of July 1, 2017. Gorham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gorham is located at latitude 42.7996 and longitude -77.1347 in Ontario County. The formal boundaries for the Gorham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ontario County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 889 feet.

The Gorham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628049) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Gorham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Gorham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ontario County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gorham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gorham: Bethel.


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Gorham, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 640
Daytime Population: Workers 235
Daytime Population: Residents 327
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 562
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 635
Population in Familes 526
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 337
Diversity Index3 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,387
Average Household Income $75,195
Per Capita Income $27,029

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $129,412
Average Home Value $188,281
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 247
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 173
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.51% 0.53%
Households 0.57% 0.64%
Families -0.16% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Gorham, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gorham to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 943 21st
Population Density # 1051 12th
Diversity Index # 986 17th
Median Household Income # 642 46th
Per Capita Income # 780 35th

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