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Population in 2012: 154 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.9%
Males: 84  (55.0%)
Females: 70  (45.0%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip code: 41044

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,660 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Germantown:

$33,660
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,866

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,063 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Germantown:

$85,063
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $82,547; Detached houses: $85,794; Mobile homes: $71,507

Median gross rent in 2012: $658.

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  • White alone - 150 (97.4%)
  • Black alone - 4 (2.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Germantown: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (33.1%), Irish (29.4%), German (9.6%), English (5.9%), Italian (4.4%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/07/1956

Elevation: 978 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 570 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Germantown:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Germantown city:

  • Never married: 42.9%
  • Now married: 35.1%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 9.5%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Germantown, Kentucky as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Germantown to the number of sex offenders is 154 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $643 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (44.2 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (295.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brooksville, KY (2.4 miles ), Sardis, KY (2.9 miles) , Dover, KY (2.9 miles ), Augusta, KY (2.9 miles ), Ripley, OH (3.0 miles ), Higginsport, OH (3.1 miles ), Mount Olivet, KY (3.1 miles ), Maysville, KY (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.65 N, Longitude: 83.96 W

Area code: 606

Germantown household income distribution Germantown home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Germantown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Germantown city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 tornado 34.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Germantown-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.7 miles away from Germantown center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bracken County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Germantown:

  • BRACKEN COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AUGUSTA, KY)
  • DCI - MAYSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF HOPE INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Germantown, KY

Amtrak station near Germantown:

  • 11 miles: MAYSVILLE (W. FRONT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Germantown:

  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 33 miles; Batavia, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,391)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 38 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 10,543)
  • Morehead State University (about 44 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Xavier University (about 44 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Southern State Community College (about 45 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,084)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 45 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 23,808)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 47 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 4,065)

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Notable location: Germantown Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.4%

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Germantown, KY

Germantown compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Germantown travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Germantown city (based on Bracken County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.44%
Here54.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents34.0%24.7%16.6%12.4%12.2%
Congregations31.3%21.9%6.3%21.9%18.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Bracken County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Bracken County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.6%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bracken County:

22.3%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$61
Totals for Government 0$0 1$61

Germantown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($45.45)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($12.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $12,000 ($77.92)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($32.47)

Germantown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($32.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($19.48)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($77.92)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($25.97)

Germantown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $85,000 ($551.95)

6.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mason County, KY  1.16% ($22,342 average AGI)
from Campbell County, KY  1.12% ($43,486)
from Pendleton County, KY  0.79% ($33,885)


7.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mason County, KY  1.21% ($30,525 average AGI)
to Kenton County, KY  1.00% ($32,909)
to Campbell County, KY  0.97% ($28,594)

Strongest AM radio stations in Germantown:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTM (1240 AM; 1 kW; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TABACCO CO.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Germantown:

  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WFTM-FM (95.9 FM; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXZ (97.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WAGX (101.3 FM; MANCHESTER, OH; Owner: JEWELL SCHAEFFER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WRAC (103.1 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: DREAMCATCHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVXW (89.5 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WCYN-FM (102.3 FM; CYNTHIANA, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOBO (88.7 FM; BATAVIA, OH; Owner: WCNE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY RADIO,INC)

TV broadcast stations around Germantown:

  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)

Germantown fatal accident list:

Apr 26, 2002 12:50 AM, Sr-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Rick Plessinger, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Overall height: 123 m
    Registrant: 9373786151, Rickplessinger@yahoo.Com, 8354 FRYER ROAD, Phone: (PLE) SSI-NGER
  • Richard l Plessinger, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Overall height: 123 m
    Registrant: 9373786151, Rickplessinger@yahoo.Com, 8354 FRYER ROAD, Phone: (PLE) SSI-NGER
  • CHRIS MCMURRAY, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Overall height: 123 m
    Registrant: 2149699964, , 25 HIGHLAND PARK VILLAGE
  • Hal A Rose, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Overall height: 123 m
    Registrant: 2028874348, Pmarchesiello@akingump.Com, 1333 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE, N.W.
  • Neil Read, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Overall height: 123 m
    Registrant: 2023509658, Dawn@sciarrinolaw.Com, 5425 TREE LINE DRIVE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Germantown Tower, Lat: 38.652806 Lon: -83.945833, Type: Tank, Structure height: 50 m, Overall height: 184 m, Call Sign: WQIB799
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2007, Expiration Date: 04/17/2017, Certifier: James F Connor
    Registrant: Altius Communications, 11311 Mccormick Rd, Suite 210, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, Phone: (410) 667-1638, Fax: (410) 667-1651, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD4RDX
    Grant Date: 07/21/1992, Expiration Date: 07/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2004
    Registrant: Jeremy R Mains, Germantown, KY 41044
  • Call Sign: WT4S, Previous Call Sign: KA4KCP
    Grant Date: 01/12/1993, Expiration Date: 01/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2005
    Registrant: William D Tillett, Rt 1 Box 140, Germantown, KY 41044


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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  • UPS: 1

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