Berthoud is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 6,031 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Berthoud is the 80th largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Berthoud are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Berthoud is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Berthoud is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berthoud who work in office and administrative support (15.09%), sales jobs (12.92%), and healthcare (8.10%).
Also of interest is that Berthoud has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.17% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Berthoud is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Berthoud really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Berthoud perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The education level of Berthoud citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.87% of adults in Berthoud have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Berthoud in 2010 was $30,033, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,132 for a family of four. However, Berthoud contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Berthoud home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Berthoud residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Berthoud include Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Berthoud is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.