Goshen, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

Goshen Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Goshen Content
Advertisement

Also See: Glenwood, AL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Goshen, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Goshen is a populated place located in Pike County at latitude 31.7229 and longitude -86.1183. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 318 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Goshen, but most people and references simply refer to it as Goshen, Alabama.

The Census Class Code for Goshen indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Goshen (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Goshen: Goshen Hill.

Town of Goshen, AL Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | AL Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Goshen-Shady Grove Division | Pike County | Alabama Counties

Search the map for:
Advertisement

Goshen, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 290
Population in Households 290
Population in Familes 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 113
Diversity Index2 39
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $85,377
Average Home Value $126,238
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,671
Average Household Income $54,465
Per Capita Income $21,909
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.05% 1.73%
Households 1.95% 1.82%
Families 4.5% 1.76%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Goshen, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goshen to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 457 21st
Population Density1 # 448 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 250 57th
Median Household Income # 161 72nd
Per Capita Income # 139 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.