Germantown, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Germantown, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Germantown had a population of 20,126 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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.

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


Total Population 20,126
Daytime Population: Workers 11,982
Daytime Population: Residents 8,883
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,865
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 20,011
Population in Familes 16,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density2 586
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $78,927
Average Household Income $100,261
Per Capita Income $39,859


Total Housing Units 8,379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,089 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,897 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 394 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $255,428
Average Home Value $265,980


Total Households 7,985
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,600
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 0.26% 0.35%
Households 0.39% 0.44%
Families 0.25% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

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, 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 # 39 95th
Population Density # 419 46th
Diversity Index # 189 76th
Median Household Income # 52 93rd
Per Capita Income # 51 94th

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