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 34,517 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Goshen is the 29th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Goshen is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (11.04%), sales jobs (9.86%), and food service (7.23%).

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, 24.72% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Goshen in 2018 was $24,074, 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 $96,296 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 25.81% 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.