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Germantown is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 91,167 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Germantown is the third largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Germantown 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 Maryland.
Germantown is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Germantown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Germantown who work in office and administrative support (13.45%), management occupations (13.39%) and sales jobs (8.79%).
Also of interest is that Germantown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Germantown is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Germantown a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
One downside of living in Germantown is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Germantown, the average commute to work is 35.27 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Germantown is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Germantown, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Germantown is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.81% of adults in Germantown have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Germantown in 2010 was $36,725, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,900 for a family of four. However, Germantown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Germantown is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Germantown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Germantown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Germantown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.46% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Germantown include German, Irish, English, African, Italian and Polish.
In addition, Germantown has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (37.09%).
The languages spoken by people in Germantown are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Germantown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, African languages and French.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||31,324|
|GERMANTOWN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||67.44%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||32.56%|
|TYPE OF GERMANTOWN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||27.06%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||40.52%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.09%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||29.85%|
|SIZE OF GERMANTOWN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.75%|
|AGE OF GERMANTOWN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||19.67%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||77.33%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||2.56%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.43%|
|GERMANTOWN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$334,719|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,663|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $55,000||2.27%|
|$55,001 - $109,000||1.05%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||17.63%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||27.96%|
|$327,001 - $436,000||20.88%|
|$436,001 - $545,000||10.91%|
|$545,001 - $818,000||17.98%|
|$818,001 - $1,090,000||0.71%|
|PEOPLE OF GERMANTOWN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.84%|
|5 TO 17||20.18%|
|18 TO 24||8.04%|
|25 TO 34||15.11%|
|35 TO 54||34.16%|
|55 TO 64||9.79%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||5.87%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.01%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$86,472|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$36,725|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.39%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (17.75%)
Public Service (9.98%)
Information Technology (2.57%)
Real estate (2.48%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||22.27%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.56%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.59%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.02%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||20.46%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (7.03%)
Other Subsaharan African (2.09%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (54.85%)
African languages (2.13%)
Other Asian languages (1.86%)
Indic languages (1.04%)
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