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 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.
In Goodrich, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.75 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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.
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.