Goshen, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Goshen, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Goshen had a population of 374 as of July 1, 2018. Goshen ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Goshen is located at latitude 37.9865 and longitude -79.5063 in Rockbridge County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Goshen (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Rockbridge County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,404 feet.

The Town of Goshen (GNIS ID: 2390213) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Goshen: Goshen Bridge.

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Goshen, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 374
Population in Households 374
Population in Familes 303
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 220
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $34,502
Average Household Income $58,145
Per Capita Income $24,968


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $165,000
Average Home Value $265,310


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.43% 0.37%
Households 0.45% 0.36%
Families 1.3% 0.18%
Median Household Income   4.77%
Per Capita Income   4.6%

Goshen, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goshen to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 487 18th
Population Density # 477 20th
Diversity Index # 543 9th
Median Household Income # 537 10th
Per Capita Income # 359 40th

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