Goshen is a very small town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 1,433 people and just one neighborhood, Goshen is the 184th largest community in Arkansas. Goshen has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Goshen, where the median household income is $95,917.
Real Estate Prices
Goshen home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arkansas, but Goshen real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Goshen is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Goshen is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goshen who work in management occupations (32.62%), sales jobs (13.48%) and teaching (6.74%).
Of important note, Goshen is also a town of artists. Goshen has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Goshen’s character.
Also of interest is that Goshen has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Goshen is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Goshen really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Goshen perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Goshen, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.78 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Goshen does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.