Goshen, Utah

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Goshen, Utah
Town
Goshen Town Office
Goshen Town Office
Location of Goshen, Utah
Location of Goshen, Utah
Coordinates: 39°57′6″N 111°54′6″W / 39.95167°N 111.90167°W / 39.95167; -111.90167Coordinates: 39°57′6″N 111°54′6″W / 39.95167°N 111.90167°W / 39.95167; -111.90167
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyUtah
Settled1857
Incorporated1910
Named forGoshen, Connecticut
Area
 • Total0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation4,551 ft (1,387 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total933
 • Density1,300/sq mi (490/km2)
Time zoneMountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code84633
Area code(s)385, 801
FIPS code49-30130[1]
GNIS feature ID1428272[2]
 
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Goshen, Utah
Town
Goshen Town Office
Goshen Town Office
Location of Goshen, Utah
Location of Goshen, Utah
Coordinates: 39°57′6″N 111°54′6″W / 39.95167°N 111.90167°W / 39.95167; -111.90167Coordinates: 39°57′6″N 111°54′6″W / 39.95167°N 111.90167°W / 39.95167; -111.90167
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyUtah
Settled1857
Incorporated1910
Named forGoshen, Connecticut
Area
 • Total0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation4,551 ft (1,387 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total933
 • Density1,300/sq mi (490/km2)
Time zoneMountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code84633
Area code(s)385, 801
FIPS code49-30130[1]
GNIS feature ID1428272[2]

Goshen is a town in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is part of the ProvoOrem Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 921 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Goshen has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1880645
1890298−53.8%
1900645116.4%
1910470−27.1%
192052611.9%
193066927.2%
1940616−7.9%
1950525−14.8%
1960426−18.9%
19704597.7%
198058226.8%
1990578−0.7%
200087451.2%
20109215.4%
Est. 20129331.3%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 874 people, 272 households, and 214 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,213.6 people per square mile (468.7/km²). There were 295 housing units at an average density of 409.6 per square mile (158.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.22% White, 0.57% Native American, 5.49% from other races, and 1.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.35% of the population.

There were 272 households out of which 48.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.0% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.21 and the average family size was 3.73.

In the town, the population was spread out with 38.7% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,458, and the median income for a family was $45,855. Males had a median income of $31,750 versus $21,771 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,053. About 7.5% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.2% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

Culture[edit]

In 1998, the Lou Diamond Phillips film Bats shot a scene in Goshen. The same year, the James Belushi film Made Men also shot scenes in Goshen.

Notable people[edit]

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