Goshen is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 354 people and just one neighborhood, Goshen is the 331st largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Goshen, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.40% of Goshen’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Goshen is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goshen who work in sales jobs (12.00%), teaching (9.60%) and personal care services (9.60%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Goshen is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Goshen has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Goshen has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Goshen than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Goshen may be for you.
Being a small town, Goshen does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.