Goodrich is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,884 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Goodrich is the 372nd largest community in Michigan.
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, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goodrich who work in management occupations (14.51%), sales jobs (10.82%), and office and administrative support (9.10%).
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 is lower than average for the country.
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 34.29 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Goodrich does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Goodrich is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.57% of adults in Goodrich have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Goodrich in 2018 was $41,307, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $165,228 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Goodrich is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.