Goodrich is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,846 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Goodrich is the 372nd largest community in Michigan.
Goodrich is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 office and administrative support (13.42%), management occupations (12.55%), and healthcare (9.81%).
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 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 34.75 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Goodrich is a very car-oriented village. 87.06% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Goodrich is a small village , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Goodrich has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small village, Goodrich doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Goodrich is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.54% of adults in Goodrich have a college degree.
The per capita income in Goodrich in 2010 was $34,733, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,932 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 Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Goodrich is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.