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Germantown, TN
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Living in Germantown



Germantown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 40,816 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Germantown is the 20th largest community in Tennessee.

Germantown real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Germantown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Germantown telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.73% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Germantown is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Germantown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Germantown a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Germantown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Germantown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Germantown, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Germantown is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 68.50% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Germantown in 2018 was $68,279, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $273,116 for a family of four.

Germantown is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Germantown include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.

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