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Goshen, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The Town of Goshen had a population of 302 as of July 1, 2015. Goshen ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Goshen is located at latitude 31.72 and longitude -86.1232 in Pike County. 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. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 318 feet.

The Town of Goshen (GNIS ID: 2406594) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Goshen is located within Goshen-Shady Grove Division of Pike County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Goshen population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Goshen: Goshen Hill.

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Goshen, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 302
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 118
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $89,216
Average Home Value $133,726


Median Household Income $45,470
Average Household Income $56,207
Per Capita Income $22,566
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.45% 1.73%
Households 2.32% 1.76%
Families 4.29% 1.49%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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, 2015 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 # 452 22nd
Population Density1 # 437 25th
Diversity Index2 # 247 57th
Median Household Income # 141 76th
Per Capita Income # 149 74th

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