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Germantown, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Germantown had a population of 5,542 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Germantown is located at latitude 39.6325 and longitude -84.3645 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Germantown (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The City of Germantown (GNIS ID: 2398954) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Germantown is located within Township of German, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Germantown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Germantown: German Town, Twin City.

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Germantown, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,542
Daytime Population: Workers 1,134
Daytime Population: Residents 2,893
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,027
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 5,508
Population in Familes 4,735
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 1,313
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $62,661
Average Household Income $82,062
Per Capita Income $32,016


Total Housing Units 2,328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,577 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 576 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $149,023
Average Home Value $179,169


Total Households 2,153
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,585
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.01% -0.07%
Households 0.07% -0.06%
Families 0.01% -0.18%
Median Household Income   4.14%
Per Capita Income   3.66%

Germantown, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Germantown to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 269 78th
Population Density # 556 54th
Diversity Index # 805 34th
Median Household Income # 262 79th
Per Capita Income # 212 83rd

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