Goddard is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 4,692 people and just one neighborhood, Goddard is the 69th largest community in Kansas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Goddard, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Goddard, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Goddard’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Goddard does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $65,694.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Goddard is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Goddard is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goddard who work in office and administrative support (11.66%), teaching (11.11%) and sales jobs (10.78%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Goddard 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, Goddard really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Goddard 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.
Being a small city, Goddard does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.