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Johnstown, CO
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Johnstown is a medium-sized town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 17,303 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Johnstown is the 35th largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Johnstown was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Johnstown economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Johnstown, where the median household income is $115,069.00.

Housing costs in Johnstown 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.

Unlike some towns, Johnstown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Johnstown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Johnstown is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Johnstown who work in management occupations (20.32%), office and administrative support (12.72%), and sales jobs (10.20%).

Also of interest is that Johnstown 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 Johnstown telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.76% 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, Johnstown 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, Johnstown really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Johnstown 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.

As is often the case in a small town, Johnstown doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The overall education level of Johnstown citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.55% of adults in Johnstown have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Johnstown in 2018 was $38,869, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $155,476 for a family of four.

Johnstown is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Johnstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Johnstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Johnstown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.31% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Johnstown include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Johnstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.


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