Goshen, Indiana Population 2021

34,411
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Goshen is a city located in Elkhart County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Elkhart County. With a 2020 population of 34,411, it is the 29th largest city in Indiana and the 1147th largest city in the United States . Goshen is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 8.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,719 in 2010. Goshen reached it's highest population of 34,411 in 2021. Spanning over 18 miles, Goshen has a population density of 1,957 people per square mile.

The average household income in Goshen is $59,836 with a poverty rate of 15.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $784 per month, and the median house value is $121,100. The median age in Goshen is 37.6 years, 36.7 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Goshen Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Goshen was:

  • White: 87.31%
  • Other race: 4.05%
  • Black or African American: 3.53%
  • Two or more races: 3.19%
  • Asian: 1.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.04%
The current population of Goshen, Indiana is 34,411 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,120.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,719.

Goshen, Indiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021207,7897240.35%
2020207,0657240.35%
2019206,3417240.35%
2018205,6171,4230.69%
2017204,1945520.27%
2016203,6426470.32%
2015202,9951,5720.77%
2014201,4231,2180.60%
2013200,2051,2370.62%
2012198,9686890.35%
2011198,2798280.42%
2010197,4510.00%

Goshen Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,77887.31%
Some Other Race1,3824.05%
Black or African American1,2043.53%
Two or More Races1,0883.19%
Asian6051.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.04%
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Goshen Population by Race

Goshen Population Pyramid $2021

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Goshen Median Age

37.6


Total

36.7


Male

38


Female

Goshen Adults

There are 25,530 adults, (6,020 of whom are seniors) in Goshen.

Goshen Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Goshen Sex Ratio

Female

17,443

51.14%

Male

16,665

48.86%

Goshen Population by Age

Goshen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Goshen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.2%25.8%
All56.9%43.1%
Female46.5%53.5%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Male35%65%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Goshen Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,4322.6356.9
Married5,6773.3174.2
Non Family4,5021.2742.4
Female1,4873.546.5
Male7663.9735

3.3

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Goshen Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9558.84%
9th to 12th Grade2,71912.29%
High School Graduate7,33533.16%
Some College3,84617.39%
Associates Degree1,1615.25%
Bachelors Degree3,06913.87%
Graduate Degree2,0359.20%
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Goshen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Goshen Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,61614,4894,388
Hispanic4,3591,998366
Black626544188
Other Race57937269
Asian406319141
2+ Races15413731

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 88.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.73%.

Goshen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,417$38,617$25,771
Less Than 9th Grade$26,199$30,044$21,682
High School Graduate$26,980$35,426$22,391
Some College$31,630$41,290$25,951
Bachelors Degree$42,892$55,110$29,792
Graduate Degree$53,784$49,457$55,690

$31,417

Average Earnings

$38,617

Average Male

$25,771

Average Female

Goshen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Goshen Language by Age

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Goshen Language

73.76% of Goshen residents speak only English, while 26.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.71% of the population.

Goshen Language

Goshen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,7782,40011.02%
Hispanic8,5741,69119.72%
Black1,07663458.92%
Multiple1,07455651.77%
Other1,30015411.85%
Asian569559.67%

15.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.44%

Male Poverty Rate

18.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goshen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goshen is Black, with 58.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Goshen is Asian, with 9.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.51%.

Goshen Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.56%
Some College11.47%
High School10.84%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%

Goshen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.33%
Male Unemployed26.58%
Female Employed13.84%
Male Employed4.97%

Goshen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Goshen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,626$59,836
Families$60,092$71,755
Married Families$67,080-
Non Families$28,509$34,879
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Income by Household Type

Goshen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Goshen Married by Age and Sex

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Goshen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Goshen Marital Status by Race

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Goshen Marital Status

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1,440

Number of Veterans

1,373

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam500
First Gulf War274
Korea174
World War II64
Second Gulf War64

Goshen Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+375
65 to 74374
35 to 54339
55 to 64329
18 to 3423

Goshen Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4166.15%
Hispanic1142.13%
Asian224.66%
2+ Races20.55%

Goshen Veterans by Race

Goshen Veterans by Education

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4.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goshen Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Goshen Employment by Age

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Goshen Employment by Race

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Goshen Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.68%

Born in Goshen

85.99%

Native Born

14.01%

Foreign Born

9.68%

Non Citizen

4.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.99% of Goshen residents were born in the United States, with 57.68% having been born in Indiana. 9.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Goshen Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202134,411970.28%
202034,314970.28%
201934,217970.28%
201834,1206261.87%
201733,494720.22%
201633,422800.24%
201533,3422160.65%
201433,1261630.49%
201332,9631510.46%
201232,812780.24%
201132,7341940.60%
201032,5403,1571.03%
200029,3835,5862.13%
199023,7974,1321.93%
198019,6651,7940.96%
197017,8714,1532.68%
196013,7187150.54%
195013,0031,6281.35%
194011,3759780.90%
193010,3978720.88%
19209,5251,0111.13%
19108,5147040.87%
19007,8101,7772.62%
18906,0331,9103.88%
18804,1239902.78%
18703,1330.00%

Goshen Population by Year