Goshen, Arkansas

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Goshen, Arkansas

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High Points

Goshen strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Goshen Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Goshen Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Goshen People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 6% Goshen College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 11% Goshen Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 16% Goshen Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 19% Goshen Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Goshen, Arkansas

Comparing Goshen to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 9
Age of the Population 5 7
Racial Diversity 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 10
Median Family Income 9 10
People Above Poverty 8 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 7 9
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 1
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 1 1

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Goshen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles E of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Washington
Metro Area Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers
P.O. Box Zip Codes 72735
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.101
Longitude -93.991

Goshen Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
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Goshen Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 752 100%
Male 373 49.6%
Female 379 50.4%
Under 18 204 27.1%
18+ 548 72.9%
65+ 76 10.1%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 3.16
White 724 96.3%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.8%
Other 8 1.1%
Mixed Race 10 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.8%

Estimated Goshen Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 897
Growth 145
Growth % 19.3%

Goshen Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 22.4%
German 17.9%
English 16.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.3%
Irish 9.4%
Polish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Dutch 2.1%
Scottish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Swiss 1.5%
Swedish 1.3%
British 1.3%
Welsh 1.3%
Italian 0.9%
Czech 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Acadian/Cajun 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Goshen 752 $52,891
Bethel Heights 714 $51,172
Elkins 1,251 $45,750
Fayetteville 58,047 $45,074
Greenland 907 $41,875
Johnson 2,319 $51,618
Springdale 45,798 $42,170
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