Gorham, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gorham, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gorham had a population of 372 as of July 1, 2017. Gorham ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gorham is located at latitude 38.8807 and longitude -99.0236 in Russell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gorham (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Russell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,913 feet.

The City of Gorham (GNIS ID: 2394934) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Gorham is located within Township of Big Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Russell 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.

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


Total Population 372
Daytime Population: Workers 75
Daytime Population: Residents 181
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 256
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 372
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,546
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $44,596
Average Household Income $83,301
Per Capita Income $35,966


Total Housing Units 186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $128,759


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.5% 1.1%
Households 1.49% 1.17%
Families 2.83% 0.98%
Median Household Income   4.45%
Per Capita Income   4.88%

Gorham, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gorham to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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 # 346 49th
Population Density # 97 86th
Diversity Index # 644 5th
Median Household Income # 463 31st
Per Capita Income # 34 95th

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