Goshen is a city in Oldham
County, Kentucky, United States.
The population was 907 at the 2000 census
Nestled along the banks of the Ohio River, Goshen is located at
(38.401581, -85.582837) .
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of
0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land. It is known
for its thoroughbred breeding farms, such as Upson Downs Farm and
Sunny Acres Horse Farm. Goshen also is home to other farming
operations, such as a tree farm called The Riverfarm.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 907
people, 288 households, and 254 families residing in the city. The
people per square mile (1,843.1/km²). There were 293 housing units
at an average density of 1,504.0/sq mi (595.4/km²). The racial
makeup of the city was 97.79% White
, 0.66% African American
, 0.11% from other races
, and 1.21% from two
or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 0.22%
of the population.
There were 288 households out of which 57.3% had children under the
age of 18 living with them, 73.6% were married
living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no
husband present, and 11.5% were non-families. 9.4% of all
households were made up of individuals and 2.1% had someone living
alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size
was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.39.
In the city the population was spread out with 35.4% under the age
of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to
64, and 3.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
33 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $62,500, and the
median income for a family was $65,417. Males had a median income
of $50,438 versus $31,518 for females. The per capita income
for the city was
$23,076. None of the families and 0.3% of the population were
living below the poverty line
including no under eighteens and 8.1% of those over 64.