Germantown, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Germantown, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Germantown had a population of 20,283 as of July 1, 2018. Germantown ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Germantown is located at latitude 43.2345 and longitude -88.125 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Germantown (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 866 feet.

The Village of Germantown (GNIS ID: 1583269) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Germantown, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,283
Population in Households 20,175
Population in Familes 16,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density2 590
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $83,174
Average Household Income $103,600
Per Capita Income $41,257


Total Housing Units 8,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,269 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,795 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $261,916
Average Home Value $270,825


Total Households 8,064
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,644
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.33% 0.46%
Households 0.46% 0.56%
Families 0.31% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Germantown, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Germantown to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 39 95th
Population Density # 415 47th
Diversity Index # 184 76th
Median Household Income # 51 94th
Per Capita Income # 54 93rd

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