For population 25 years and over in Goshen:
For population 15 years and over in Goshen town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $600 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (44.3 miles , pop. 65,269).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (133.2 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (272.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Craigsville, VA (3.0 miles ), Lexington, VA (3.8 miles ), Greenville, VA (4.3 miles ), Buena Vista, VA (4.4 miles ), Iron Gate, VA (4.6 miles ), Clifton Forge, VA (4.6 miles ), Selma, VA (4.8 miles ), Low Moor, VA (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 37.99 N, Longitude: 79.50 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 540
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+10.6%).
Work and jobs in Goshen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Goshen, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Goshen-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1990, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Goshen town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 48.1 miles away from the town center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Goshen-area historical earthquake activity is below Virginia state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from Goshen center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.8 miles away from Goshen center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rockbridge County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Goshen:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goshen:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Goshen and their reported violations in the past:GOSHEN, TOWN OF (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 21.2%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Goshen compared to Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Goshen (based on Rockbridge County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Goshen government finances in 2002:
6.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,682 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,069 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Goshen:
Strongest FM radio stations in Goshen:
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Goshen, VA