Germantown is a medium-sized village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 19,959 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Germantown is the 38th largest community in Wisconsin.
Germantown real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Germantown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Germantown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Germantown is a village 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 (13.41%), sales jobs (11.72%), and management occupations (11.65%).
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.
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 village’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.
The education level of Germantown ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Germantown, 42.97% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Germantown in 2010 was $42,253, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,012 for a family of four.
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 German, Polish, Irish, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Germantown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.