Goodrich is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,831 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Goodrich is the 372nd largest community in Michigan.
Goodrich real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Goodrich house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Goodrich is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Goodrich is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goodrich who work in office and administrative support (13.47%), management occupations (11.82%), and healthcare (8.13%).
Also of interest is that Goodrich has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Goodrich is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Goodrich’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Goodrich, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.26 minutes every day commuting to work.
Goodrich is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Goodrich is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.88% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Goodrich in 2010 was $29,189, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,756 for a family of four. However, Goodrich contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Goodrich home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goodrich residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Goodrich include English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Goodrich is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Spanish.