Goshen County, WY

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2022 Population
12,592
0.396% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
US Representative
Harriet Hageman
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.9
0.228% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.27%
15.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$62,356
6.92% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$217,200
13.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
5,770
1.3% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Goshen County, WY had a population of 12.6k people with a median age of 43.9 and a median household income of $62,356. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Goshen County, WY declined from 12,642 to 12,592, a −0.396% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,318 to $62,356, a 6.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Goshen County, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.92%), White (Hispanic) (4.75%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.63%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.31%).

None of the households in Goshen County, WY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Goshen County, WY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Goshen County, WY are Eastern Wyoming College (217 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Goshen County, WY was $217,200, and the homeownership rate was 75.3%.

Most people in Goshen County, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Goshen County, WY was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Goshen County, WY is home to a population of 12.6k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.72% of Goshen County, WY residents were born outside of the country (216 people).

In 2022, there were 17.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.6k people) in Goshen County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 619 Two+ (Hispanic) and 598 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
98.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Goshen County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Goshen County, WY was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Goshen County, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.6k ± 62
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    619 ± 303
  3. White (Hispanic)
    598 ± 245
11.2%
Hispanic Population
1.41k people

In 2022, there were 17.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.6k people) in Goshen County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 619 Two+ (Hispanic) and 598 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.2% of the people in Goshen County, WY are hispanic (1.41k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Goshen County, WY as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    7,502 ± 2,113 people
  2. China
    1,001 ± 776 people
  3. Canada
    993 ± 773 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wyoming was Mexico, the natal country of 7,502 Wyoming residents, followed by China with 1,001 and Canada with 993.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.72%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
216 people
1.96%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
248 people

As of 2022, 1.72% of Goshen County, WY residents (216 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Goshen County, WY was 1.96%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    362 ± 102
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    158 ± 81
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    131 ± 61

Goshen County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Goshen County, WY employs 5.77k people. The largest industries in Goshen County, WY are Health Care & Social Assistance (780 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (768 people), and Educational Services (680 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($140,298), Utilities ($86,603), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($73,281).

Males in Wyoming have an average income that is 1.47 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,942. The income inequality in Wyoming (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

5.77k
2022 Value
± 464
−1.3%
1 Year decline
± 11.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Goshen County, WY declined at a rate of −1.3%, from 5.85k employees to 5.77k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Goshen County, WY, are Management Occupations (736 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (456 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (392 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Goshen County, WY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.77k
2022 Value
± 464
−1.3%
1 Year decline
± 11.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Goshen County, WY declined at a rate of −1.3%, from 5.85k employees to 5.77k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Goshen County, WY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (780 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (768 people), and Educational Services (680 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Goshen County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Goshen County, WY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,641
Median earning men ± $8,823
$25,021
Median earning women ± $4,536

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($141,032), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,143), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($65,298).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($46,364), Wholesale Trade ($36,528), and Construction ($29,135).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.54%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 283k people employed in Wyoming. This represents a 2.54% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wyoming.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 77
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 65
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 65
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Goshen County, WY went to Donald J. Trump with 77.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.2%), followed by Other (1.67%).

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing the state of Wyoming. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Goshen County, WY is currently represented by Harriet Hageman in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wyoming

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John Barrasso
Senator from Wyoming1
Assumed office on June 25, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the death of Craig L. Thomas.
Cynthia Lummis
Senator from Wyoming2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing Wyoming.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Goshen County, WY

Harriet Hageman
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Goshen County, WY is currently represented by Harriet Hageman (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Goshen County, WY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Goshen County, WY awarded 217 degrees. The student population of Goshen County, WY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 581 male students and 840 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Goshen County, WY are White (175 and 87.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15 and 7.46%), American Indian or Alaska Native (6 and 2.99%), and Two or More Races (3 and 1.49%).

The largest universities in Goshen County, WY by number of degrees awarded are Eastern Wyoming College (217 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Goshen County, WY are Welding Technology (47 and 21.7%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (27 and 12.4%), and General Social Sciences (14 and 6.45%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,421 students enrolled in Goshen County, WY, 40.9% men and 59.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,197 records, of which 59.8% were women and 40.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 27 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Goshen County, WY was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 27 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Goshen County, WY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
217 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Eastern Wyoming College with 217 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 99 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Goshen County, WY, which is 0.839 times less than the 118 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 175 degrees mean that there were 11.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 15 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,150) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,140) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,350) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.512% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.566% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (129k), Some college (119k), and Bachelors Degree (74.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Goshen County, WY was $217,200 in 2022, which is 0.77 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $191,300 to $217,200, a 13.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Goshen County, WY is 75.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Goshen County, WY have an average commute time of 16.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Goshen County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Goshen County, WY is $62,356. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Goshen County, WY was Census Tract 9577 with a value of $64,375, followed by Census Tract 9578 and Census Tract 9579, with respective values of $62,267 and $61,125.

In 2022, 10.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Goshen County, WY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.54%.

Property

$217,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,730
$3,815
Median Property Taxes
±$370

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Goshen County, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.3%
Homeownership
2022
60.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.3% of the housing units in Goshen County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9577
  2. Census Tract 9578
  3. Census Tract 9579

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Goshen County, WY was Census Tract 9577 with a value of $64,375, followed by Census Tract 9578 and Census Tract 9579, with respective values of $62,267 and $61,125.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Goshen County, WY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$62,356
Median Household Income
± $4,352
5.07k
Number of Households
± 411

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.07k households in Goshen County, WY grew to $62,356 from the previous year's value of $58,318.

The following chart displays the households in Goshen County, WY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Goshen County, WY is from Wyoming.
0.449
2022 Wage GINI in Wyoming
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Wyoming

In 2022, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0943% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wyoming was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wyoming in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.07%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.39%)

In 2022, 73.1% of workers in Goshen County, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.07%) and those who worked at home (8.39%).

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Goshen County, WY have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.6% of the workforce in Goshen County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Goshen County, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Goshen County, WY have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 10.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Goshen County, WY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.54%.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.27% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Goshen County, WY (1.08k out of 11.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Goshen County, WY is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 13.5% of the children was living in poverty in Goshen County, WY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 350 in Goshen County, WY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 152 per 100,000 population.

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Health

91.3% of the population of Goshen County, WY has health coverage, with 44% on employee plans, 9.55% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 17.9% on non-group plans, and 3.84% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Goshen County, WY see 1321 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.27% decrease from the previous year (1338 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1891 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 174 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,321 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Goshen County, WY

Primary care physicians in Goshen County, WY see an average of 1,321 patients per year. This represents a 1.27% decrease from the previous year (1,338 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Goshen County, WY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.3% under 18 years, 18.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.74%
Uninsured
44%
Employer Coverage
9.55%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
17.9%
Non-Group
3.84%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Goshen County, WY declined by 19.9% from 10.9% to 8.74%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 31.2% in Goshen County, WY.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.5% in Goshen County, WY.

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