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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Goshen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10924 ZIP code.
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.
30% of Goshen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Goshen include Church Park Historic District, Historic Track (Goshen) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Goshen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $827. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,419.
Libraries in Goshen include Goshen Public Library & Historical Society ... View libraries
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Goshen political report.
The average commute time for Goshen workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Goshen include Comfort Inn & Suites.
Goshen, NYPros: Their are many good places to eat...
Cons: Too many people are coming to live in this small, already over crowed town...
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