Goshen is a medium size city of blue-collar workers. They work in production and manufacturing at local factories. Residents tend to be lower-middle income and ethnically diverse. More than 16% of residents were born outside the United States. They rely on their internet connection to stay in touch with friends and family in their birth country and to connect with their community. Compared with 83% of Indiana, 94% of Goshen can access high-speed internet.
DSL users have a number of options. Frontier Fios reaches 100% of Goshen homes. New Paris Telephone Co. Inc. offers DSL to 74% of Goshen residents along Rte. 15. Verizon Fios brings DSL to 48% of residents in the area of Rte. 20. One Communications reaches 12% of the area with DSL and CenturyLink reaches 1% of the city. Users who prefer cable internet can connect with Xfinity, which reaches 94% of the area. Another option for residential users is copper wire from One Communications.
Although residents don't yet have access to fiber optics, 20% of businesses can connect to fiber optics with Zayo Group. Level 3 Communications also provides fiber optics to 1% of commercial users.