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Goose Creek is a city in Berkeley County, in the Charleston metro area.

The latitude of Goose Creek is 32.980N. The longitude is -80.032W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 30,574.


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Median household income
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$45,919
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Goose Creek demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 95. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 3.1 per 1,000 people.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Goose Creek residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Goose Creek ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Goose Creek was $16,905, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Goose Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Goose Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $541.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $925.


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Libraries in Goose Creek include Berkeley County Library: Goose Creek ... View libraries

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Berkeley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Goose Creek political report.

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The average commute time for Goose Creek workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Goose Creek between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Goose Creek include Days Inn, Econo Lodge Goose Creek, Quality Inn Goose Creek.

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