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With a current population of around 16,900, Gorham is the 14th largest municipality in Maine. The town has experienced significant growth and development over the last two decades. After a period of flat growth related to a downturn in the economy, housing starts and business development are approaching pre-recession levels.

Gorham is one of just a handful of Maine municipalities predicted to see steady growth: the population will approach 20,000 by 2030.

Based on 2010 census unless otherwise noted

Population:

State of Maine : 1,328,361
Town of Gorham :(2013) 16,839

 

Gorham Housing Status (in units):

Total 5,972
Occupied 5,719
Owner Occupied 4,638
Average Sales Price $252,500.00  (May 2016)

 

Income:

Avg. Median Annual  Income : $75,060

 

Labor Force :

As of May 2016  
Labor Force 9,843
Employed 9,577
Unemployed 266
Unemployment Rate 2.7%
Tax Rate (2015/2016) $16.30/Thousand