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.
Unlike some villages, Goodrich isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Goodrich are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Goodrich is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goodrich who work in management occupations (12.29%), office and administrative support (11.77%), and healthcare (9.70%).
Because of many things, Goodrich 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, Goodrich really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Goodrich 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.
One downside of living in Goodrich is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Goodrich, the average commute to work is 34.39 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Goodrich doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Goodrich citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.53% of adults in Goodrich have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Goodrich in 2010 was $31,255, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,020 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 Spanish and Slavic languages.