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Goodman, MO

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Overview


Goodman is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,256 people and just one neighborhood, Goodman is the 337th largest community in Missouri.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Goodman is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.50% of the Goodman workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Goodman is a city of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goodman who work in teaching (15.75%), sales jobs (15.30%), and maintenance occupations (12.33%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.06% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Being a small city, Goodman does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The education level of Goodman citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.02% of adults 25 and older in Goodman have a college degree.

The per capita income in Goodman in 2018 was $19,885, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,540 for a family of four.

Goodman is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Goodman home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goodman residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Goodman include German, Irish, English, French, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Goodman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 30.2% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Goodman are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 27.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 29.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (27.2%), and 13.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.7%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Goodman, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.2%), and residents who report English roots (7.2%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.0%), along with some Native American ancestry residents (2.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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