Goshen, Utah

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Population in 2013: 935 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 495  (53.0%)
Females: 440  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  28.9 years
Utah median age:  30.2 years

Zip codes: 84633.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,397 (it was $41,458 in 2000)
Goshen:

$49,397
UT:

$59,770

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,987 (it was $12,053 in 2000)

Goshen town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $156,759 (it was $96,000 in 2000)
Goshen:

$156,759
UT:

$211,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $158,171; Detached houses: $173,609; Mobile homes: $53,598

Median gross rent in 2013: $822.

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  • Races in Goshen, UT (2010)

    Goshen races chart
    • 78885.6%White alone
    • 12313.4%Hispanic
    • 50.5%Black alone
    • 40.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Goshen: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (23.7%), Danish (9.8%), German (9.3%), United States (6.1%), Scottish (5.9%), Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 4530 feet

Land area: 0.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,298 people per square mile   (low).

Goshen,UT real estate house value index trend

Goshen, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Goshen:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goshen town:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

66 residents are foreign born (7.0% Latin America).

This town:

7.0%
Utah:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $926 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $639 (0.6%)

Goshen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (23.9 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (316.5 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (444.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Elberta, UT (1.8 miles ), Rocky Ridge, UT (2.1 miles ), Genola, UT (2.1 miles ), Santaquin, UT (2.5 miles ), Spring Lake, UT (3.0 miles ), Mona, UT (3.1 miles ), West Mountain, UT (3.2 miles ), Payson, UT (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $223,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $247,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.95 N, Longitude: 111.90 W

Area code: 801

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

4.0%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +289 (+49.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Goshen, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Goshen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 281% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 298.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 325.5 miles away from Goshen center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 301.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 345.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 145.6 miles away from Goshen center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 329.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Utah County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goshen topographic map

Birthplace of: Kent Peterson - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Goshen:

  • PARKWAY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • MEDSHARES CENTRAL UTAH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • PAYSON REGIONAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL CONTINUING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • ABSOLUTE COMPASSION HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PAYSON, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goshen:

  • Utah Valley University (about 25 miles; Orem, UT; Full-time enrollment: 24,403)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 25 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Snow College (about 45 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 49 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 50 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Western Governors University (about 51 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 54 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Public elementary/middle schools in Goshen:

  • GOSHEN SCHOOL (Students: 413; Location: 60 NORTH CENTER; Grades: PK - 06)
  • GOSHEN MIDDLE (Location: 60 NORTH CENTER; Grades: 06 - 07)

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Notable location: Goshen Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Goshen: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Utah 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 82.3. This is about average.

City:

82.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.412. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.412
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 16.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.11. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.11
U.S.:

9.14

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

GOSHEN TOWN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 925, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-22-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-22-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-22-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-10-2005 to NOV-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 50 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.9% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.2 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.9%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Goshen compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Utah average:

10.5

Goshen travel time to work - commute Goshen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Other fuel (28%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other459,8471,303
Catholic6,7924
Evangelical Protestant2,54026
Mainline Protestant4236
Black Protestant2111
None46,751-
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: 43
Utah County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Utah County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Utah County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
Here:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Utah County:

24.5%
Utah:

23.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,069
Welfare 0$0 2$300
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,701
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,256
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$709
Totals for Government 0$0 12$6,035

Goshen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $171,000 ($182.89)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($108.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($84.49)
    Financial Administration: $66,000 ($70.59)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($28.88)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($24.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $12,000 ($12.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($9.63)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($6.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $20,000 ($21.39)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($6.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $24,000 ($25.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($5.35)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($5.35)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($5.35)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($4.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $81,000 ($86.63)

Goshen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $90,000 ($96.26)
    All Other: $17,000 ($18.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($7.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($7.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $180,000 ($192.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $57,000 ($60.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($4.28)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $69,000 ($73.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($38.50)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.07)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $62,000 ($66.31)
    Property: $8,000 ($8.56)
    NEC: $4,000 ($4.28)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($1.07)

Goshen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $72,000 ($77.01)

6.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Utah average:

6.32%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.03%
Utah average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.68% ($40,074 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.25% ($32,022)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($38,508)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Utah average:

6.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($168 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.06%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.98% ($35,270 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.25% ($31,599)
to Davis County, UT  0.23% ($36,659)

Strongest AM radio stations in Goshen:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KHQN (1480 AM; 1 kW; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: SACE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMRI (1550 AM; 10 kW; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT; Owner: KMRI RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goshen:

  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K217CL (91.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: STOCKTON CHRISTIAN LIFE COLLEGE, INC)
  • KMDG (103.9 FM; NEPHI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Goshen:

  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K34DW (Channel 34; PROVO, UT; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Goshen fatal accident list:

Apr 22, 1981 05:33 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Tierney Rowe, 11437 West Us Highway 6 (Lat: 39.949194 Lon: -111.927139), Type: 70.1, Overall height: 68.6 m
    Registrant: 8886099596, Trowe@atlastowers.Com, 283 COLUMBINE STREET, #33

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-3B-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TV0-435 SER (280 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 47042 , Serial Number: 6608, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 74, Goshen, UT 84633

Most common first names in Goshen, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William781.7 years
George575.2 years
James472.0 years
Evelyn383.6 years
Ernest377.0 years
Myrtle383.3 years
Richard373.6 years
Carl270.0 years
Eva275.9 years
Glen273.5 years
Most common last names in Goshen, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jensen1176.5 years
Cook1077.6 years
Finch982.1 years
Steele974.1 years
Jasperson878.9 years
Sorensen877.4 years
Okelberry778.6 years
Kirk673.0 years
Hansen683.5 years
Nelson676.3 years
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