Germantown TN

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Germantown, TN Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Germantown Housing Market Information

With a population of 39,099, 14,777 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $374,587, Germantown house prices are not only among the most expensive in Tennessee, Germantown real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Germantown is a city of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Germantown than is found in 98% of the communities in America.

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Germantown. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 85.98% of Germantown's homes, and 70.69% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Germantown built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Germantown built between 2000 and later ( 12.87%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 7.58%).

Germantown Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Germantown have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 31.35%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Germantown house appreciation rate of 2.76%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Germantown that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Germantown real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Germantown appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.04%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 85.16% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Germantown. Germantown appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.80%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.41%.

Importantly, this makes Germantown one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Tennessee, our data show that Germantown's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Tennessee.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Germantown differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Germantown - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Germantown real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Germantown, TN HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,196,000 2.9
$897,001 - $1,196,000 2.5
$598,001 - $897,000 12.4
$478,001 - $598,000 11.9
$359,001 - $478,000 26.3
$239,001 - $359,000 32.2
$120,001 - $239,000 8.8
$60,001 - $120,000 1.5
$0 - $60,000 1.5

Very High for TN
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
13.2729927007299 3.8265306122449

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Germantown Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q3 - 2019 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q4
50.15% 2.05%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,863 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 85.98
Renters 14.02
Vacant 5.05

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Germantown HOMES
2000 or Newer 12.9
1970 - 1999 78.8
1940 - 1969 7.6
1939 or Older 0.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Germantown HOMES
Single-Family 84.6
Townhomes 4.0
Small Apt. Buildings 2.3
Apt. Complexes 8.9
Mobile Homes 0.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Germantown HOMES
No Bedroom 1.14
1 Bedroom 3.64
2 Bedrooms 6.95
3 Bedrooms 18.54
4 Bedrooms 52.15
5 or more bedrooms 17.57