Johnstown has the 1532nd largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 4.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Unemployment in the Johnstown area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Johnstown has the 334th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Johnstown is below average at $38,300, and the median cost of a home in Johnstown is $43,100, which is below the national average. 10% of workers in Johnstown hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 83% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Johnstown. 82% of Johnstown workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Johnstown spend an average of 21 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.