Goshen, IN

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Living in Goshen

Goshen is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 34,217 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Goshen is the 27th largest community in Indiana.

When you are in Goshen, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.98% of Goshen’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Goshen is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goshen who work in office and administrative support (12.95%), sales jobs (9.57%), and food service (6.16%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Goshen spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.10 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The population of Goshen overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Goshen, 23.07% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Goshen in 2018 was $23,086, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,344 for a family of four. However, Goshen contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Goshen is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Goshen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goshen residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Goshen also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.90% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Goshen include German, Irish, English, Swiss, and European.

The most common language spoken in Goshen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.