Germantown Hills is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,510 people and just one neighborhood, Germantown Hills is the 401st largest community in Illinois.
Real Estate Prices
Germantown Hills real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Germantown Hills house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Germantown Hills is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Germantown Hills is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Germantown Hills who work in management occupations (12.46%), sales jobs (11.41%) and office and administrative support (10.14%).
Also of interest is that Germantown Hills 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, Germantown Hills 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, Germantown Hills really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Germantown Hills 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.
Germantown Hills is very much a car-oriented village. This is because the population of Germantown Hills isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 97.53% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Being a small village, Germantown Hills does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.