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The Town of Goshen had a population of 382 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Goshen: Goshen Hill.

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Goshen, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 382
Daytime Population: Workers 227
Daytime Population: Residents 225
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 452
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 382
Population in Familes 319
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 149
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $48,349
Average Household Income $60,992
Per Capita Income $24,563


Total Housing Units 193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $111,458
Average Home Value $140,000


Total Households 163
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 112
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 5.12% 2.3%
Households 4.68% 2.23%
Families 6.08% 2.06%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

Goshen, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goshen to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 431 26th
Population Density # 399 31st
Diversity Index # 247 57th
Median Household Income # 142 76th
Per Capita Income # 130 78th

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