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Population in 2010: 86,395. Population change since 2000: +55.9%
Males: 42,097  (48.7%)
Females: 44,298  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  33.9 years
Maryland median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 20874.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,525 (it was $62,431 in 2000)
Germantown:

$81,525
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,127

Germantown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $310,300 (it was $133,400 in 2000)
Germantown:

$310,300
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $349,016; Detached houses: $550,433; Townhouses or other attached units: $302,216; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,403; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $207,166; Mobile homes: $84,211

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,640.

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  • White alone - 31,341 (36.3%)
  • Black alone - 18,796 (21.8%)
  • Asian alone - 17,000 (19.7%)
  • Hispanic - 15,937 (18.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2,839 (3.3%)
  • Other race alone - 263 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 189 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 30 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Germantown: 116.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (8.6%), Irish (6.7%), English (6.3%), Subsaharan African (5.4%), Italian (4.0%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 8,019 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Germantown:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Germantown CDP:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

20,042 residents are foreign born (14.4% Latin America, 8.0% Asia, 5.5% Africa).

This place:  32.7%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Germantown, Maryland as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Germantown to the number of sex offenders is 1,630 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,120 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,904 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (22.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (126.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Clarksburg, MD (1.8 miles ), Montgomery Village, MD (1.9 miles ), Gaithersburg, MD (1.9 miles ), Washington Grove, MD (2.3 miles ), Darnestown, MD (2.3 miles ), North Potomac, MD (2.4 miles ), Redland, MD (2.5 miles ), Derwood, MD (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 77.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -49,995 (-54.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 6,826 (13.7%)

Germantown household income distribution Germantown home values distribution

Property values in Germantown, MD

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Average climate in Germantown, Maryland

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Tornado activity:

Germantown-area historical tornado activity is above Maryland state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Germantown place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/1/1973, a category F3 tornado 21.9 miles away from the place center injured 37 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Germantown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from Germantown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Aaron White - College basketball player (Rider Broncos), Jason Loughry - College basketball player (Mt. St. Marys Mountaineers), Junior Pehoua - College basketball player (Hampton Pirates), Landy Thompson - College basketball player (Mt. St. Marys Mountaineers), Lionel Pehoua - College basketball player (Hampton Pirates), Ryan Lambert - College basketball player (Duquesne Dukes), Simon Nicholls (baseball) - Baseball player, Steve Danley - College basketball player (Pennsylvania Quakers), T.J. Thompson - College basketball player (George Washington Colonials), Tony Nelson - College football player (Massachusetts Minutemen).

Main business address for: V ONE CORP/ DE (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), WIDEPOINT CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), ADVANCIS PHARMACEUTICAL CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Germantown:

  • GERMANTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 20111 CENTURY BLVD STE C)
  • MONTGOMERY RENAL CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, 12401 MIDDLEBROOK RD STE 160)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Germantown:

  • MARYLAND HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; GAITHERSBURG, MD)
  • MONTGOMERY VILLAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GAITHERSBURG, MD)
  • WILSON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GAITHERSBURG, MD)

Political contributions by individuals in Germantown, MD

Amtrak stations near Germantown:

  • 9 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: FREDERICK (GREYHOUND STA., 27 E. ALL SAINTS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully 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, intercity bus service.
  • 19 miles: DULLES INTERNATIONAL AP'T (HERNDON, DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Germantown:

  • Montgomery College (about 8 miles; Rockville, MD; Full-time enrollment: 10,379)
  • American University (about 20 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,447)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 20 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • Marymount University (about 21 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 2,399)
  • Howard Community College (about 21 miles; Columbia, MD; FT enrollment: 3,443)
  • Frederick Community College (about 21 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 22 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 3,678)

Public high schools in Germantown:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Germantown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Germantown:

  • BUTLER SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 15951 GERMANTOWN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: 18901 WARING STATION RD; Grades: PK - 1)
  • ENERGY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 53; Location: 19901 GERMANTOWN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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Notable locations in Germantown: Germantown Golf Course (A), WSSC Pumping Station (B), Middlebrook Technical Park (C), Northlake Commerce Center (D), 270 Corporate Center (E), Germantown Technical Center (F), Cloppers Mill (G), Area 3 School Administration Center (H), Germantown Railroad Station (I), Germantown Library (J), Germantown Police Station (K), Germantown Fire Station Company 29 (L), Germantown Volunteer Fire Department Station 29 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Neelsville Village Shopping Center (1), Milestone Center Shopping Center (2), Germantown Square Shopping Center (3), Middlebrook Village Shopping Center (4), Fox Chapel Shopping Center (5), Germantown Commons Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Germantown include: Messiah Lutheran Church (A), Mother Seton Catholic Church (B), Trinity United Methodist Church (C), Redeeming River Church Germantown Campus (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Churchill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Germantown include: Plumgar Park (1), Germantown Park (2), Fox Chapel Park (3), Clear Spring Park (4), Gunners Lake Park (5), Gunners Branch Park (6), Germantown Estates Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: King Barn Dairy Mooseum Inc (Museums; 12535 Milestone Manor Lane), The Menare Foundation (Historical Places & Services; 12535 Milestone Manor Lane), Montgomery County Government - Libraries- Branch Libraries and Serv (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 12900 Middlebrook Road Suite 1000), Amusements By J & J (Arcades & Amusements; 19705 Waters Rd), CruZon- Inc. (Tours & Charters; 24113 Ridge Road).

Hotels: Hampton Inn Germantown/Gaithersburg (20260 Goldenrod Lane), Extended Stayamerica (12450 Milestone Center Drive), Hampton Inn of Germantown-Gaithersburg (20260 Goldenrod Lane), Homestead Studio Suites Hotel (20141 Century Boulevard), CruZon- Inc. (24113 Ridge Road), Fairfield Inn and Suites Germantown (20025 Century Boulevard), JouJou Enterprises Inc (19108 Staleybridge Rd).

 
Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.1. This is about average.
City:

33.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.265. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.265
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.78. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.78
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.74
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.00
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 17.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

24.2


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.8%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Black residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for American Indian residents, 13.2% for other race residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Germantown, MD

People in group quarters in Germantown in 2010:

  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Germantown in 2000:

  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Germantown compared to Maryland state average:

Germantown, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Germantown (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Cloppers Mill Village Branch, Fox Chapel Branch, Kingsview/Germantown Branch, Germantown Tc Branch, Frederick Road Branch. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Milestone Branch, Germantown Shoppers Branch, Germantown Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Germantown Branch, Kingsview Village @ Giant Branch, Germantown Crossings Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • TD Bank, National Association: Germantown Branch at 19505 Frederick Road, branch established on 2008/11/08; Germantown Century Blvd Branch at 19905 Century Blvd, branch established on 2007/09/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • OBA Bank: 20300 Seneca Meadows Parkway Branch at 20300 Seneca Meadows Parkway, branch established on 2002/06/01; Oba Bank at 20300 Seneca Meadows Parkway, branch established on 1861/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $382.0 mil, Deposits: $264.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: Germantown Branch at 12921 Wisteria Drive, branch established on 2006/09/28. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • HarVest Bank of Maryland: Germantown Branch at 12800 Middlebrook Road, branch established on 2005/09/26. Info updated 2009/02/25: Bank assets: $164.3 mil, Deposits: $145.5 mil, headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Harvest Bancorp, Inc.
  • United Bank: Germantown Branch at 19701 Frederick Road, branch established on 1995/10/02. Info updated 2007/08/13: Bank assets: $3,634.1 mil, Deposits: $2,729.4 mil, headquarters in Fairfax, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 57 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Germantown Branch at 19707 Germantown Road, branch established on 1958/10/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Germantown, Maryland:

  • Holiday Inn Express Germantown - Gaithersburg, 20260 Goldenrod Ln, Germantown, MD 20876 , Phone: (301) 428-1300, Fax: (301) 428-9034
  • Homestead Studio Suites Hotel, 20141 Century Blvd, Germantown, MD 20874 , Phone: (301) 515-4500, Fax: (301) 515-4565
  • Extended Stay America, 12450 Milestone Center Dr, Germantown, MD 20876 , Phone: (301) 540-9369, Fax: (301) 540-8753
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Germantown Gaithersburg, 20025 Century Blvd, Germantown, MD 20874 , Phone: (301) 916-0750, Fax: (301) 916-0751
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Germantown, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Germantown travel time to work - commute


Germantown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Germantown CDP (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.66%
Here52.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionMuslim Estimate
Adherents40.3%18.2%7.2%6.4%4.0%
Congregations6.8%6.6%11.2%11.7%1.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.2%3.2%2.7%2.1%12.7%
Congregations5.5%4.6%5.5%4.9%41.8%
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: 203
Here:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Montgomery County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 134
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Montgomery County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

6.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

18.8%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
Maryland:

15.5%

7.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.44% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,481 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.44%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.31% ($37,903 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.81% ($69,713)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.37% ($66,045)


8.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,609 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.24%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.24% ($37,929 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.72% ($59,976)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.68% ($63,918)

Strongest AM radio stations in Germantown:

  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTN (950 AM; 3 kW; POTOMAC-CABIN JOHN, MD; Owner: SEVEN LOCKS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Germantown:

  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)

TV broadcast stations around Germantown:

  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
See more detailed statistics of Germantown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 95 meters (312ft)
Total costs: $888,000
Total average daily traffic: 363,378
Total average daily truck traffic: 24,981

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 10
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Germantown, MD

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Germantown)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Germantown, MD)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 179 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Germantown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Germantown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED505$239,092249$219,8851,313$241,52738$137,3242$7,025,500103$183,5583$248,347
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$208,15123$184,700127$241,4555$18,0000$016$170,4310$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$231,14142$217,245518$259,79424$62,2240$053$210,1710$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN62$225,77352$207,470366$252,2567$108,0300$027$193,9110$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$269,36217$188,234109$244,7254$133,1250$07$173,9130$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Germantown, MD

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$253,13829$301,7111$221,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$293,77822$343,2980$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$243,1875$277,0080$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$311,4183$321,1070$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$223,2500$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 182
  • Hazardous Condition: 115
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Germantown


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Germantown, MD

Most common first names in Germantown, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert6171.9 years
Mary6178.8 years
John5671.8 years
James4867.6 years
William4875.1 years
Helen4077.8 years
Margaret3580.9 years
Elizabeth3478.8 years
Charles3475.9 years
Dorothy3077.1 years
Most common last names in Germantown, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2076.1 years
Brown1970.1 years
Johnson1865.5 years
Jackson1676.8 years
Williams1575.7 years
Taylor1468.2 years
Wilson1175.5 years
White1073.2 years
Moore973.3 years
Thompson973.0 years
Businesses in Germantown, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Marriott1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's5
Applebee's1Nike4
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Outback1
Baskin-Robbins1Outback Steakhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Panera Bread1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Penske1
Blockbuster1PetSmart1
Burger King2Pizza Hut2
CVS3Popeyes2
Chick-Fil-A1Quiznos1
Chipotle1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Red Robin1
Cricket Wireless1Rite Aid1
DHL2Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Safeway1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
DressBarn1Starbucks5
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
Extended Stay America1T-Mobile2
FedEx7T.J.Maxx1
GNC1Taco Bell2
GameStop1Target1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS9
Homestead Studio Suites1Verizon Wireless2
IHOP1Vons1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kohl's1
Browse common businesses in Germantown, MD


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