Gorham, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 256. Estimated population in 2021: 250 (-2.3% change)
Males: 120 (46.9%), Females: 136 (53.1%)

Jackson County

Zip code: 62940

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $22,750
Median house value: $21,800

Races in Gorham:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)

Ancestries: United States (19.5%), German (16.4%), Irish (11.3%), French (7.8%), English (7.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Elevation: 364 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gorham

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gorham village

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -57 (-18.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gorham:

  • ST JOSEPH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; MURPHYSBORO, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE COMMUNITY DIST HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gorham:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 17 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 34 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 35 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Abbreviation: CGI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gorham:

  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 20 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)
  • PERRYVILLE MUNI (about 28 miles; PERRYVILLE, MO; Abbreviation: K02)
  • SPARTA COMMUNITY-HUNTER FIELD (about 32 miles; SPARTA, IL; Abbreviation: SAR)
Amtrak station near Gorham:

  • 19 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gorham:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 21 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 29 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 65 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 77 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 81 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 83 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)

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