Johnstown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 13,306 people and just one neighborhood, Johnstown is the 47th 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 $78,298.
Real Estate Prices
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.
Occupations and Workforce
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, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Johnstown who work in management occupations (11.29%), sales jobs (10.11%) and office and administrative support (9.79%).
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Johnstown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Johnstown 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, Johnstown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Johnstown’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Johnstown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.27 minutes every day commuting to work.
Johnstown is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.