For population 25 years and over in Goshen:
For population 15 years and over in Goshen town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (21.3 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (88.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (122.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Chesterfield, MA (1.7 miles ), Williamsburg, MA (2.2 miles ), Ashfield, MA (2.5 miles ), Cummington, MA (2.5 miles ), Worthington, MA (2.7 miles ), Conway, MA (2.7 miles ), Plainfield, MA (2.8 miles ), Whately, MA (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.43 N, Longitude: 72.80 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 413
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in Goshen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Work and jobs in Goshen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Goshen, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Goshen-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Goshen town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Goshen-area historical earthquake activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from Goshen center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 30.4 miles away from Goshen center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hampshire County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Goshen:
Amtrak station near Goshen:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goshen:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.350. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.00. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Goshen compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Goshen (based on Hampshire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 158
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,450 average adjusted gross income)
0.74% of residents moved from foreign countries ($524 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,073 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($351 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Goshen, Massachusetts:See more detailed statistics of Goshen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $3,247,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 590
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 9,634
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.