Germantown, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 153 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.5%
Males: 85  (55.7%)
Females: 68  (44.3%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Kentucky median age:  38.8 years

Zip code: 41044

Estimated median household income in 2015: $52,240 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Germantown:

$52,240
KY:

$45,215

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $20,384 (it was $16,973 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $89,692 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Germantown:

$89,692
KY:

$130,000

Median gross rent in 2015: $723.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Germantown: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (43.6%), Irish (23.4%), English (2.1%), German (2.1%), Welsh (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/07/1956

Elevation: 978 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 567 people per square mile   (low).

Germantown, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Germantown:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Germantown city:

  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 5.0%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Germantown, Kentucky as of July 27, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Germantown to the number of sex offenders is 77 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Germantown city:  0.6% ($243)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)

Germantown satellite photo by USGS

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 September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (41%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (25%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Average climate in Germantown, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Germantown-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 19% 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 near Kentucky state average. It is 79% 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 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 212.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 211.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 212.2 miles away from Germantown center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 132.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bracken County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Germantown topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • DAVITA - MAYSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • MAYSVILLE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • MAYSVILLE NURSING AND REHABILITATION FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • US GRANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)

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:

  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 9 miles; Maysville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 32 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 38 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 42 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • Morehead State University (about 44 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Xavier University (about 45 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 45 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)

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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 2015: 7.4%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Kentucky average:

12.2

Germantown travel time to work - commute Germantown mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,89022
Mainline Protestant83412
Catholic7552
None4,009-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Bracken 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.
State:

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

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Bracken County:

31.6%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.3%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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 ($45.75)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($13.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $12,000 ($78.43)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($6.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($32.68)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($6.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($32.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($19.61)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($78.43)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($26.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $85,000 ($555.56)

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mason County, KY  1.03% ($30,750 average AGI)
from Campbell County, KY  0.87% ($29,111)
from Kenton County, KY  0.61% ($23,579)


6.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mason County, KY  1.70% ($26,830 average AGI)
to Kenton County, KY  0.67% ($25,429)
to Campbell County, KY  0.61% ($51,368)

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 persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • 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: 2028874348, Pmarchesiello@akingump.Com, 1333 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE, N.W.
  • 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
  • Coe Ramsey, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Structure height: 21023 m, Overall height: 123 m, Registrant: 2149699964, , 25 HIGHLAND PARK VILLAGE

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 MHzGrant Date: 12/28/2007, Expiration Date: 04/17/2017, Certifier: James F ConnorRegistrant: 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)

Businesses in Germantown, KY

  • UPS: 1

Germantown compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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