Goshen is a very small town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 1,589 people and just one neighborhood, Goshen is the 184th largest community in Arkansas. Much of the housing stock in Goshen was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Goshen economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Goshen a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Goshen has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Goshen’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Goshen is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Goshen, the average commute to work is 30.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Goshen doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.