For population 25 years and over in Gorham:
For population 15 years and over in Gorham city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,052 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (123.2 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (438.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Victoria, KS (2.6 miles ), Russell, KS (3.0 miles ), Hays, KS (4.0 miles ), Galatia, KS (4.1 miles) , Paradise, KS (4.1 miles) , Bunker Hill, KS (4.2 miles) , Schoenchen, KS (4.5 miles ), Waldo, KS (4.5 miles) .
Latitude: 38.88 N, Longitude: 99.02 W
Area code: 785
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +79 (+28.1%).
Work and jobs in Gorham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gorham, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gorham-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 197% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/21/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Gorham city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused $43 million in damages.
On 5/7/1993, a category F4 tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gorham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from Gorham center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from Gorham center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Russell County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Gorham:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gorham:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gorham and their reported violations in the past:GORHAM, CITY OF (Population served: 334, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.9%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Gorham compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Gorham (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Gorham (based on Russell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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Gorham government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,178 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,318 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gorham)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.