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Goshen is a village in Orange County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for biblical land
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Goshen. For links to other places called Goshen, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Goshen is 41.401N. The longitude is -74.324W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 436 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,370.


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Median household income
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$50,922
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Goshen demographic reports
Known for its trotting horse races
Historic sites and museums: Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, Historic 1841 Goshen Court House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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13% of Goshen residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Goshen ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Goshen was $22,443, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of Goshen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Goshen include Church Park Historic District, Historic Track (Goshen) ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Goshen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $827.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,419.


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Libraries in Goshen include Goshen Public Library & Historical Society ... View libraries

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Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Goshen political report.

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The average commute time for Goshen workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Goshen include Comfort Inn & Suites.

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