|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gorham is 168. Gorham, Illinois is the 16,998th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Gorham was in 1990, when its population was 313. In 1990, Gorham was the 15,046th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 16,998th largest city in the US. Gorham is currently 46.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Gorham has shrunk 34.3% since the year 2000. Gorham, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|16996||Bon Air, Alabama||168||75.0%|
|16997||Falling Spring, West Virginia||168||-19.2%|
|16999||Kranzburg, South Dakota||168||-9.1%|
|17000||Lamar Heights, Missouri||168||-22.2%|
|17002||New Minden, Illinois||168||-17.6%|
The total voting age population of Gorham, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 172. The voting age population is 55.2% male and 44.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.3% of the residents of Gorham are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gorham are 91.5% White, 6.9% Two or more races and 1.6% Other. Additionally, 8.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gorham, 47.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 62.2%. On a per-household basis, 32.1% of families are below the poverty line in Gorham.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.9% of Gorham residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.2% of Gorham residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.0% have a bachelor's degree and 3.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gorham residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gorham is 37.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gorham, 8.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gorham is $23,438.
In Gorham, 79.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 20.3% of housing units in Gorham.
Of all the housing units in Gorham, 37.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Gorham, 2.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gorham is $470.
In Gorham, 72.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.