Goose Creek is a city in Berkeley County in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The populace was 42,841 at the 2018 demographics. The majority of the Naval Weapons Terminal Charleston remains in Goose Creek. As defined by the U.S. Workplace of Monitoring as well as Budget, and also made use of just by the UNITED STATE Census Bureau as well as other Federal agencies for analytical objectives, Goose Creek is consisted of within the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan area and the Charleston-North Charleston Urbanized Location.
Goose Creek is located in southerly Berkeley Area at 33 ° 0 ′ N 80 ° 2 ′ W(32.9955, -80.0289). It is bordered to the east by the Cooper River and the Back River, to the southeast by an outer portion of the city of Charleston, to the southwest by the city of Hanahan and (farther to the west) the city of North Charleston in Charleston Area, as well as to the west by the unincorporated area of Ladson.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an overall area of 40.8 square miles (105.8 km2), of which 40.1 square miles (103.8 km2) is land as well as 0.77 square miles (2.0 km2), or 1.88%, is water.
As of the demographics of 2010, there were 35,938 people, 8,947 homes, as well as 7,443 families staying in the city. The population density was 921.6 people per square mile (355.9/ kilometres ²). There were 9,482 real estate devices at a typical thickness of 299.2 per square mile (115.5/ km ²). The racial makeup of the city was 78.50% White, 14.22% African American, 0.59% Native American, 2.66% Eastern, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.56% from other races, and also 2.36% from two or even more races. Hispanic or Latino of any kind of race were 4.05% of the populace.
There were 8,947 houses out of which 49.7% had kids under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married pairs cohabiting, 10.6% had a women householder without any partner existing, and 16.8% were non-families. 12.9% of all houses were made up of individuals and 2.9% had a person living alone who was 65 years old or older. The ordinary family size was 2.94 and also the typical family size was 3.22.
In the city, the populace was expanded with 29.6% under the age of 18, 18.2% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 15.4% from 45 to 64, and 4.3% that were 65 years old or older. The typical age was 26 years. For every 100 women, there were 115.7 men. For every single 100 women age 18 and also over, there were 120.3 males.
Although the city of Goose Creek, South Carolina was developed in 1961, its history go back many centuries. In the 1670s the Etiwan relocated to the location to escape the Westo, seeking protection amongst the vineyards of early colonists who were usually described as the “Goose Creek guys”, mainly cleared up a few miles north of Charleston near a stream called Goose Creek, a tributary of the Cooper River. The Goose Creek guys came to be leaders of the early Indian trade, and also by the 1690s lots of held important offices in the colonial federal government. At first the Goose Creek males dealt mostly in Indian servants, while later the deerskin profession controlled. Several colonial guvs were Goose Creek males, such as James Moore as well as Robert Daniell. Other famous guys included brothers Daniel and Pierre Bacot.