Be close to Denver without having deal with all those big city issues. Less than 50 miles north of the Mile High City is Johnstown, Colorado. A town of just under 10,000 people, Johnstown has a median household income of just under $70,000, a median family income of $75,000, and a per capita income of $26,324. The median age for the town is 33.7. Johnstown also has a very low crime rate and is listed as one of the top ten safest cities in Colorado. The town's overall crime rate is 74 percent lower than the rest of the state and 75 percent lower than the national average, and the number of crimes reported in the town has decreased over the past few years. In the education field, the town is served by two elementary schools (Letford and Pioneer Ridge), Milliken Middle School, and Roosevelt High School. The average student to teacher ratio in the town is 17 to 1.
Many of the homes in Johnstown, Colorado are listed between $200,000 and $400,000, with a few homes priced at between $400,000 and $500,000. Several homes are located close to three municipal parks on the town's east side, Eddie Aragon Park, Hays Parks, and Parish Park. Other homes are located close to I-25, which provides direct access to Fort Collins to the north and Denver to the south.
Johnstown is home of the Nelson Farm Park ball fields, which features four different fields. The town also has a community center with a large room that can host up to 200 people for various events. The Johnstown Historical Society puts on several events throughout the year, including the Christmas Home Tour and other Christmas festivities, the Quilt Show and Craft Demo in October, Johnstown BBQ Days in June, and History nights.