Goshen is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 2,914 people and just one neighborhood, Goshen is the 150th largest community in Connecticut.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Goshen are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Goshen is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Goshen is a town of service providers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Goshen who work in management occupations (17.66%), food service (9.39%) and office and administrative support (8.60%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.02% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Goshen doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.