Goshen, Arkansas

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Goshen is a town in Washington County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 752 at the 2000 census. It is part of the FayettevilleSpringdaleRogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Goshen is located at 36°6′21″N 94°0′31″W / 36.10583°N 94.00861°W / 36.10583; -94.00861 (36.105923, -94.008724)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 29.3 km² (11.3 mi²). 29.0 km² (11.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (1.06%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 752 people, 277 households, and 211 families residing in the town. The population density was 25.9/km² (67.1/mi²). There were 310 housing units at an average density of 10.7/km² (27.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.28% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.80% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 1.06% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. 0.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 277 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.7% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $47,083, and the median income for a family was $52,891. Males had a median income of $32,353 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,513. About 5.6% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.


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