Berthoud is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 8,889 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Berthoud is the 80th largest community in Colorado.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Berthoud is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 0.00% of the Berthoud workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Berthoud is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berthoud who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).
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 percentage of people in Berthoud who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.90% of adults in Berthoud have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Berthoud in 2010 was $36,077, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,308 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 Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Berthoud is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.