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.
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, 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 (14.93%), sales jobs (10.68%), and office and administrative support (9.87%).
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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Goodrich, the average commute to work is 34.27 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 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: 36.58% of adults in Goodrich have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Goodrich in 2010 was $36,401, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,604 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, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Goodrich is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.