Berthoud is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 9,094 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Berthoud is the 80th largest community 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, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Berthoud who work in office and administrative support (13.78%), management occupations (11.08%), and maintenance occupations (5.73%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Berthoud telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.54% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Berthoud a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Berthoud has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Berthoud’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The overall education level of Berthoud citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.08% of adults in Berthoud have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Berthoud in 2018 was $34,683, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,732 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 Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Berthoud include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Berthoud is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.