West Goshen, California

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West Goshen
census-designated place
West Goshen is located in California
West Goshen
West Goshen
Position in California.
Coordinates: 36°20′57″N 119°27′27″W / 36.34917°N 119.45750°W / 36.34917; -119.45750Coordinates: 36°20′57″N 119°27′27″W / 36.34917°N 119.45750°W / 36.34917; -119.45750
Country  United States
State  California
County Tulare
Area[1]
 • Total 1.178 sq mi (3.050 km2)
 • Land 1.178 sq mi (3.050 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 272 ft (83 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 511
 • Density 430/sq mi (170/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2627938
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: West Goshen, California

West Goshen is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tulare County, California.[2] West Goshen sits at an elevation of 272 feet (83 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported West Goshen's population was 511.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that West Goshen had a population of 511. The population density was 433.9 people per square mile (167.5/km²). The racial makeup of West Goshen was 276 (54.0%) White, 2 (0.4%) African American, 10 (2.0%) Native American, 7 (1.4%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 195 (38.2%) from other races, and 21 (4.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 358 persons (70.1%).

The Census reported that 511 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 139 households, out of which 68 (48.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 66 (47.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 25 (18.0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 8 (5.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 15 (10.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 25 households (18.0%) were made up of individuals and 6 (4.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.68. There were 99 families (71.2% of all households); the average family size was 4.36.

The population was spread out with 168 people (32.9%) under the age of 18, 73 people (14.3%) aged 18 to 24, 126 people (24.7%) aged 25 to 44, 107 people (20.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 37 people (7.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26.4 years. For every 100 females there were 115.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.1 males.

There were 143 housing units at an average density of 121.4 per square mile (46.9/km²), of which 72 (51.8%) were owner-occupied, and 67 (48.2%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 4.3%. 269 people (52.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 242 people (47.4%) lived in rental housing units.

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