Goffstown is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 18,361 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Goffstown is the 14th largest community in New Hampshire.
Also of interest is that Goffstown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.55% 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.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Goffstown, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Goffstown provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
The overall education level of Goffstown citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.65% of adults in Goffstown have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Goffstown in 2018 was $40,372, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $161,488 for a family of four.
The people who call Goffstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goffstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Goffstown include Irish, French, French Canadian, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Goffstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.