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Germantown, OH
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Germantown is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 5,796 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Germantown is the 250th largest community in Ohio.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Germantown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.90% of the Germantown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Germantown is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Germantown who work in office and administrative support (19.92%), healthcare (8.67%), and sales jobs (5.15%).

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.

Germantown is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Germantown 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. 96.76% 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.

Germantown is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Germantown are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.22% of adults in Germantown having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Germantown in 2018 was $29,280, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,120 for a family of four. However, Germantown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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. Important ancestries of people in Germantown include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Germantown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Greek.


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