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New Goshen, Indiana - Basic Facts

New Goshen is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the New Goshen Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Vigo County at latitude 39.5811 and longitude -87.4622. Vigo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 643 feet.

The formal boundaries for the New Goshen Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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New Goshen, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 397
Population in Households 397
Population in Familes 338
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 120
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 118
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 144 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $119,097


Median Household Income $49,490
Average Household Income $55,810
Per Capita Income $22,176
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.25%
Households 0.43% 0.36%
Families 0.4% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


New Goshen, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Goshen to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 519 24th
Population Density1 # 663 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 642 6th
Median Household Income # 310 55th
Per Capita Income # 360 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.