Berthoud is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 11,717 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Berthoud is the 52nd largest community in Colorado. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Berthoud, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Berthoud, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Berthoud’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Berthoud does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $86,501.00.
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.
Unlike some towns, Berthoud isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Berthoud are a mix of both white- and blue-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 management occupations (13.97%), office and administrative support (10.92%), and sales jobs (9.96%).
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: 9.81% 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 very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.58% of adults in Berthoud have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Berthoud in 2018 was $39,002, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,008 for a family of four.
Berthoud is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Berthoud include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Berthoud is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.