Goodrich is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,873 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, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goodrich who work in management occupations (14.61%), healthcare (11.58%), and office and administrative support (10.01%).
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.
Because of many things, Goodrich is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Goodrich a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Goodrich has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Goodrich, the average commute to work is 32.19 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Goodrich citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.20% of adults in Goodrich have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Goodrich in 2010 was $38,316, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,264 for a family of four.
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, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Goodrich is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.