Goshen, OH


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Goshen is a somewhat small town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 9,502 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Goshen is the 183rd largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some towns, Goshen isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Goshen are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Goshen is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goshen who work in sales jobs (14.00%), office and administrative support (12.40%), and management occupations (11.21%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Goshen has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Goshen a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Goshen rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.78% of adults 25 and older in Goshen have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Goshen in 2010 was $23,537, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,148 for a family of four. However, Goshen contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Goshen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goshen residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Goshen include Irish, English, Italian, and Welsh.

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