Goshen, Indiana Population 2024

34,237

Goshen is a city located in Elkhart County Indiana. Goshen has a 2024 population of 34,237. It is also the county seat of Elkhart County.Goshen is currently declining at a rate of -0.2% annually and its population has decreased by -0.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,496 in 2020.

The average household income in Goshen is $67,253 with a poverty rate of 15.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Goshen is 38 years, 35.2 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Goshen Demographics

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

  • White: 73.95%
  • Two or more races: 10.79%
  • Other race: 10.41%
  • Black or African American: 3.25%
  • Asian: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
17.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,947.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.75% (-259)
The current population of Goshen, Indiana is 34,237 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,496.

Goshen, Indiana Population 2024

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Goshen Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25,66273.95%
Two or more races3,74310.79%
Other race3,61310.41%
Black or African American1,1283.25%
Asian3711.07%
Native American1460.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander410.12%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Goshen Population by Race

Goshen Population Pyramid 2024

Goshen Median Age

38

Total

35.2

Male

40.5

Female

Goshen Adults

There are 26,117 adults, (6,861 of whom are seniors) in Goshen.

Goshen Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Goshen Sex Ratio

Female18,01351.9%
Male16,69148.1%

Goshen Population by Age

Goshen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,6142.6562.737.3
Married5,8013.374.725.3
Non Family4,9141.2550.149.9
Female1,4754.146337
Male4244.7542.757.3
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3.45

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Goshen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Goshen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Goshen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 54.96%.

Goshen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,911

Average Earnings

$41,631

Average Male

$30,309

Average Female

Goshen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Goshen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Goshen Language

74.56% of Goshen residents speak only English, while 25.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.03% of the population.

Goshen Language

Goshen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White22,1402,30910.43%
Hispanic8,9352,24525.13%
Other3,53493126.34%
Multiple3,72581321.83%
Black1,03650448.65%
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15.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.14%

Male Poverty Rate

15.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goshen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goshen is Black, with 48.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Goshen is White, with 10.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.62%.

Goshen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.5%
High School13.3%
Bachelors or Greater7.22%
Some College6.83%
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Goshen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed24.73%
Female Unemployed20.05%
Female Employed6.04%
Male Employed5.21%
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Goshen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Goshen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Goshen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Goshen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Goshen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,040

Number of Veterans

1,017

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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Goshen Veterans by War

count

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Goshen Veterans by Age

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Goshen Veterans by Race

Goshen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goshen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Goshen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Goshen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Goshen Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.33%

Born in Goshen

85.93%

Native Born

14.07%

Foreign Born

9.4%

Non Citizen

4.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.93% of Goshen residents were born in the United States, with 59.33% having been born in Indiana. 9.4% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933,892-69-0.2%
202833,961-69-0.2%
202734,030-69-0.2%
202634,099-69-0.2%
202534,168-69-0.2%
202434,237-69-0.2%
202334,306-69-0.2%
202234,375-69-0.2%
202134,444-52-0.15%
202034,4963210.94%
201934,175780.23%
201834,0976091.82%
201733,488810.24%
201633,407750.23%
201533,3322090.63%
201433,1231620.49%
201332,9611500.46%
201232,811750.23%
201132,7361960.6%
201032,5403,15710.74%
200029,3835,58623.47%
199023,7974,13221.01%
198019,6651,79410.04%
197017,8714,15330.27%
196013,7187155.5%
195013,0031,62814.31%
194011,3759789.41%
193010,3978729.15%
19209,5251,01111.87%
19108,5147049.01%
19007,8101,77729.45%
18906,0331,91046.33%
18804,12399031.6%
18703,133
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Goshen Population by Year