Goshen is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 258 people and just one neighborhood, Goshen is the 375th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Goshen is a blue-collar town, with 38.04% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Goshen is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goshen who work in office and administrative support (14.13%), management occupations (11.96%) and sales jobs (10.87%).
A relatively large number of people in Goshen telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.48% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Goshen is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Goshen is worth considering.
Being a small town, Goshen does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.