Johnstown / Milliken

Johnstown / Milliken

Ample Possibilities for Future Growth

Johnstown and Milliken are located just minutes away from Loveland, Greeley and Fort Collins, and only about 45 minutes from Denver. The area is full of opportunity for rapid development, and is equipped with the infrastructure and planning necessary for the expected future growth. Historically rooted in agriculture, these communities enjoy the perks of peaceful small towns, plus nearby big-city amenities.


Major Industries & Employers

Key industries in the area include:

  • Manufacturing
  • Retail trade
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation
  • Educational services

Some of the major employers in the area include Best-Way Concrete Company, supplying ready-mixed concrete to Metro Denver and Northern Colorado; the Thompson Rivers Parks & Rec District, commercial general contractor Hall-Irwin Corporation and Affiliates; and the Johnstown-Milliken Re-5J School District.

Quality of Life

Johnston and Milliken boast Rocky Mountain views to the west, and more than a dozen parks and three lakes with picnic areas and fishing access. The Thompson Rivers Parks and Recreation District operates six recreational facilities and provides youth and adult sports leagues and fitness classes. The towns are located within the Weld RE-5J School District.

Universities & Colleges


Johnstown and Milliken are centrally located near Interstate 25 and Highway 34 and also provide easy access to Highway 85. The majority of residents commute to other communities in the region for work, with many working in nearby Greeley.

Union Pacific and Great Western Railway operate two railroad lines in Milliken and see train traffic daily.


Population 19,397
Median Age 31.7 yrs
Median Household
Income $ 70,443
Bachelor’s Degree + 21.45 %
Square Miles 25.25
Elevation 4801 ft.