Goshen, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 810. Population change since 2000: +9.3%
 
Males: 409  (50.5%)
Females: 401  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03752.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,108 (it was $42,625 in 2000)
Goshen:

$56,108
NH:

$64,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,678 (it was $20,561 in 2000)

Goshen town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $181,512 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
Goshen:

$181,512
NH:

$233,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $218,477; Detached houses: $241,764; Townhouses or other attached units: $292,516; In 2-unit structures: $159,105; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,660; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,632; Mobile homes: $58,035
  • Races in Goshen, NH (2010)

    Goshen races chart
    • 79397.9%White alone
    • 121.5%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Black alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Hispanic

Races in Goshen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Goshen: 107.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (22.9%), Irish (16.5%), French (15.9%), French Canadian (8.9%), United States (6.6%), German (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1791

Elevation: 968 feet

Land area: 22.5 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Goshen,NH real estate house value index trend

Goshen, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Goshen:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goshen town:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

18 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.3% Africa).

This town:

2.4%
New Hampshire:

4.4%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Goshen, New Hampshire as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Goshen to the number of sex offenders is 272 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Goshen town:  2.5% ($2,430)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Goshen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (40.9 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (86.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (192.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Newport, NH (2.2 miles ), Lempster, NH (2.3 miles ), Newbury, NH (2.4 miles ), Sunapee, NH (2.5 miles ), Unity, NH (2.6 miles ), Blodgett Landing, NH (2.6 miles) , Croydon, NH (3.1 miles ), Washington, NH (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.30 N, Longitude: 72.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

Goshen household income distribution Goshen home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Goshen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Goshen, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Goshen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the Goshen town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/9/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Goshen-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 113.7 miles away from Goshen center
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 30.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.8 miles away from Goshen center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sullivan County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goshen topographic map

Birthplace of: John Williams Gunnison - Explorer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Goshen:

  • WOODLAWN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEWPORT, NH)
  • NEWPORT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; NEWPORT, NH)
  • TRUSTING HANDS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; NEWPORT, NH)
  • CONNECTICUT VALLEY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; NEWPORT, NH)
  • NEW LONDON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; NEW LONDON, NH)
  • NEW LONDON HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NEW LONDON, NH)
  • WILLIAM CLOUGH ECU (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NEW LONDON, NH)

Amtrak stations near Goshen:

  • 14 miles: CLAREMONT (PLAINS RD.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: WINDSOR-MOUNT ASCUTNEY (WINDSOR, DEPOT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, intercity bus service.
  • 20 miles: BELLOWS FALLS (DEPOT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goshen:

  • Keene State College (about 28 miles; Keene, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,098)
  • Dartmouth College (about 29 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 31 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 37 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Plymouth State University (about 39 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 39 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 39 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)

Library in Goshen:

  • OLIVE G. PETTIS LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,383; Location: 36 MILL VILLAGE ROAD; 4,603 books; 300 audio materials; 470 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Goshen: Camp Soangetaha (A), Goshen Fire Department (B), Goshen Emergency Medical Services (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Goshen: Goshen Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Rand Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Baker Brook (A), Blood Brook (B), Trow Brook (C), Gunnison Brook (D), Giles Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sullivan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 66.9. This is about average.

City:

66.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 4.62. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.62
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 13.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.35
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Goshen and their reported violations in the past:

TIPPICANOE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 325, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-06-2012 and OCT-06-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2009)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.9%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.5%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.5%
Whole state:

2.8%
8 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Goshen compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Goshen town (based on Sullivan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,0081
Mainline Protestant3,11828
Evangelical Protestant84914
Orthodox1852
Other292
None33,553-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Sullivan County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Sullivan County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Sullivan County:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sullivan County:

26.9%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.5%
State:

15.9%

5.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,914 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grafton County, NH  0.94% ($44,975 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  0.62% ($33,583)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.59% ($31,637)


6.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($824 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

0.06%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grafton County, NH  1.08% ($43,000 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.68% ($60,983)
to Windsor County, VT  0.61% ($29,991)

Strongest AM radio stations in Goshen:

  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTSV (1230 AM; 1 kW; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKBK (1290 AM; 5 kW; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goshen:

  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNTK-FM (99.7 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: SHEILA E. VINIKOOR)
  • WZSH (107.1 FM; BELLOWS FALLS, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPL (107.7 FM; HILLSBORO, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WNNH (99.1 FM; HENNIKER, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCS (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: COLBY-SAWYER COLLEGE)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Goshen:

  • WVTA (Channel 41; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WNNE (Channel 31; HARTFORD, VT; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W17CI (Channel 17; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: UPPER VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W15BK (Channel 15; HANOVER, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Goshen fatal accident list:

Dec 2, 2003 09:22 AM, Lear Hill Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $30,000,000Total costs
  • 10,690Total average daily traffic
  • 905Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,822Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Goshen, NH

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.302028 Lon: -72.149806, Call Sign: WQEQ904
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.985 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2006, Expiration Date: 03/28/2016, Certifier: Mark Beaudry
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Goshen)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5

Businesses in Goshen, NH

  • True Value: 1
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