Gorham : Maine

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What it's Like to Retire in Gorham

Gorham is a town in extreme southwestern Maine with a population of 16,381. Gorham Village is accompanied with some smaller, unincorporated villages and hamlets such as South Gorham, West Gorham, Little Falls, White Rock, and North Gorham.  The University of Southern Maine has a campus here.  Gorham is increasingly viewed by some as a suburb of nearby Portland.  Photo of Congregational Church from old postcard courtesy of Wikipedia.
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Where to Retire in Gorham and Home Prices

The median price of a home was $233,000 in 2009. In addition to the town and its several villages, there is at least one retirement community in Gorham (see link at right).
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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

In addition to having a library with about 28,000 books, Gorham has
  • Baxter House Museum
  • Gorham Historical Society & Museum
  • University of Southern Maine Art Galleries
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Town of Gorham
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Facts about GORHAM
  • State: ME
  • Environment: Small Town,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 0 -20
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  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
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