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Population in 2012: 39,446 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 

Males: 19,477  (49.4%)
Females: 19,969  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  45.7 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 38120, 38138.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $110,665 (it was $94,609 in 2000)
Germantown:

$110,665
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $51,201

Germantown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $273,220 (it was $215,200 in 2000)
Germantown:

$273,220
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $349,588; Detached houses: $361,975; Townhouses or other attached units: $175,968; In 2-unit structures: $215,401; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,900; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,044

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,300.

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  • White alone - 33,271 (85.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2,428 (6.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,762 (4.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,098 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 324 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 52 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Germantown: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (16.0%), Irish (12.4%), German (11.8%), United States (9.1%), Italian (4.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1841

Land area: 17.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,243 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Germantown:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Germantown city:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

3,325 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 1.8% Europe).

This city:  8.5%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Germantown, Tennessee as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Germantown to the number of sex offenders is 13,149 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,766 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,564 (1.3%)

Germantown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (10.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (431.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Fisherville, TN (2.6 miles) , Collierville, TN (2.6 miles ), Olive Branch, MS (3.0 miles ), Bartlett, TN (3.1 miles ), Piperton, TN (3.2 miles ), Memphis, TN (3.2 miles ), Lakeland, TN (3.2 miles ), Southaven, MS (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 35.09 N, Longitude: 89.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,822 (-7.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,725 (19.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 901

Germantown household income distribution Germantown home values distribution

Property values in Germantown, TN


 

Crime rates in Germantown by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 020100001000
per 100,000 0.05.30.02.60.00.00.00.02.40.00.00.0
Rapes 632433531132
per 100,000 15.38.05.310.57.97.913.27.32.42.47.75.1
Robberies 17610131013105101335
per 100,000 43.415.926.334.326.434.326.312.124.131.47.712.7
Assaults 343521231921241815252224
per 100,000 86.792.955.260.650.155.363.243.736.260.556.160.8
Burglaries 12512814018613212017011473124123134
per 100,000 318.9339.7367.9490.3348.3316.2447.9277.0176.2299.9313.8339.4
Thefts 847705652729558533512484341319343478
per 100,000 2160.81871.01713.21921.61472.31404.51348.91175.9823.3771.5875.11210.6
Auto thefts 41323652313738121112711
per 100,000 104.684.994.6137.181.897.5100.129.226.629.017.927.9
Arson 355336275126
per 100,000 7.713.313.17.97.915.85.317.012.12.45.115.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.8) 170.5155.6133.4168.9121.8121.4132.892.873.382.983.3100.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Germantown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 112 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Germantown, Tennessee accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,206 (+12.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Air transportation workers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Germantown-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 192% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Germantown city center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Germantown-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from Germantown center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from Germantown center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Germantown topographic map

Birthplace of: Tony Williams - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Jul 9, 1975), Brad Cottam - Football player, Justin Jones - College basketball player (Hofstra Flying Dutchmen), Olivia Holt - Actor, Todd Vinson - College football player (Tennessee Volunteers), Tony Williams (American football) - Football player, Walter Andrews - College football player (Arkansas Razorbacks).

Main business address for: EQUITY INNS INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Germantown:

  • FMC MEMPHIS GERMANTOWN (Dialysis Facility, 7640 WOLF RIVER CIRCLE)
  • BAPTIST REHABILITATION GERMANTOWN (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2100 EXETER ROAD)
  • GERMANTOWN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 7691 POPLAR AVE)
  • THE VILLAGE AT GERMANTOWN (Nursing Home, 7930 WALKING HORSE CIRCLE)

Political contributions by individuals in Germantown, TN

Heliports located in Germantown:

Amtrak station near Germantown:

  • 16 miles: MEMPHIS (545 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.germantown.tn.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Germantown:

  • University of Memphis (about 9 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 14,700)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 15 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 33 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 52 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)
  • Union University (about 67 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Lane College (about 67 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 70 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)

Public high schools in Germantown:

Private high schools in Germantown:

  • ST GEORGE'S INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS FOUNDATION (Students: 1,199; Location: 8235 DOGWOOD RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • THE PHOENIX SCHOOL FOR CREATIVE LEARNING (Students: 45; Location: 2404 ARTHUR RD; Grades: 5 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Germantown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Germantown:

  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 8151 POPLAR AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FARMINGTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: 8245 FARMINGTON BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE BODINE SCHOOL (Students: 83; Location: 2432 YESTER OAKS DR; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • MADONNA LEARNING CENTER (Students: 52; Location: 7007 POPLAR AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • MEMPHIS ORAL SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF (Students: 13; Location: 7901POPLAR AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DAYBREAK SPECIALIZED SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 2262 S GERMANTOWN RD; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Germantown

Library in Germantown:

  • GERMANTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,344,235; Location: 1925 EXETER ROAD; 122,351 books; 4,105 audio materials; 3,541 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 211 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Germantown: Farmington Country Club (A), Germantown United Methodist Church Owing Life Enrichment Center (B), Germantown Branch Memphis Public Library (C), Germantown Fire Department Station 1 (D), Germantown Fire Department Station 2 (E), Germantown Fire Department Station 4 (F), Baptist Rehabilitation - Germantown (G), Neshoba Community Center (H), Germantown Fire Department Station 3 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Kirby Woods Mall Shopping Center (1), Exeter Village Shopping Center (2), Schaeffer Center of Germantown Shopping Center (3), Saddle Creek North Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Germantown include: Germantown Church of Christ (A), Forest Hill Baptist Church (B), Germantown Presbyterian Church (C), Germantown United Methodist Church (D), Grace Presbyterian Church (E), The Church of Our Lady (F), Taylor Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Samaritans Heart International Church (H), Riveroaks Reformed Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Germantown Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Glen Echo Lake (A), Hunt Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Germantown include: Franklin-Morgan Woods-Cloyes Park (1), Poplar Estates Parkway (2), Howard McVay Park (3), Hacks Cross Road Park (4), Farmington Park (5), Riverdale Park (6), Cameron-Brown Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: eKidsOnTheGo! (Arcades & Amusements; 7000 Corsica Drive) (1), Germantown Festival (Tours & Charters; 1618 Old Mill Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: eKidsOnTheGo! (7000 Corsica Drive) (1), Courtyard by Marriott Germantown (7750 Wolf River Boulevard) (2), Continental Design & Supplies (8596 Farmington Boulevard Suite 6) (3), Homewood Suites Memphis/Germantown (7855 Wolf River Boulevard) (4), Comfort Inn & Suites (7787 Wolf River Boulevard) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Germantown City - Court- Traffic Court Juvenile (1930 South Germantown Road) (1), Germantown City - City Court (1930 South Germantown Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 SO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.3. This is about average.
City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.50
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.66
U.S.:

9.39
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.458. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.458
U.S.:

0.464
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.07
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.9
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Germantown and their reported violations in the past:

GERMANTOWN WATER DEPT (Population served: 40300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2001), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2002)
FRIENDSHIP WATER COMPANY (Population served: 843, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Germantown that have no violations reported:

  • FARMINGTON GATES APARTMENTS (Population served: 473, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.3%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 2.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 12.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.1%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Germantown, TN

43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Germantown in 2000:

  • 29 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Germantown compared to Tennessee state average:

Germantown, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Germantown (2011 data):

  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: The Village Of Germantown Financial, Kirby Woods Branch, Germantown Branch, Farmington Branch. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Germantown Branch - 719, Germantown Kroger Branch, Poplar & Johnson Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Wolf River Branch at 7860 Wolf River Parkway, branch established on 2008/01/22; Forest Hill-Irene Branch at 3100 Forest Hill-Irene Road, branch established on 1996/07/22. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Bank of Bartlett: Germantown Branch at 7708 Poplar Avenue, branch established on 1997/06/10; Kirby Woods Branch at 1870 Kirby Parkway, branch established on 1986/11/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $373.2 mil, Deposits: $319.5 mil, headquarters in Bartlett, TN, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: West Tennessee Bancshares, Inc.
  • Landmark Community Bank: - Germantown at 1227 S. Germantown Parkway #101, branch established on 2006/10/30; - Old German at 2241 Germantown Road South, branch established on 2010/06/16. Info updated 2010/07/15: Bank assets: $289.8 mil, Deposits: $209.9 mil, headquarters in Collierville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Germantown Branch at 7744 Poplar Avenue, branch established on 1928/01/01; Germantown Branch at 7550 West Farmington Boulevard, branch established on 1994/12/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Magna Bank: Germantown Branch at 1264 Germantown Road, branch established on 2007/10/26; Germantown-Forrest Hill Branch at 9057 Poplar Avenue, branch established on 2008/08/12. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $440.6 mil, Deposits: $330.4 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Triumph Bank: at 2171 Judicial Drive, Suite 101, branch established on 2006/06/05. Info updated 2011/05/17: Bank assets: $308.1 mil, Deposits: $277.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Triumph Bancshares, Inc.
  • BankTennessee: Forest Hill Branch at 2915 Forest Hill Irene, branch established on 2007/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $246.8 mil, Deposits: $220.4 mil, headquarters in Collierville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Banktennessee Bancshares, Inc.
  • 8 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Germantown, Tennessee:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 7787 Wolf Riv, Germantown, TN 38138 , Phone: (901) 757-7800, Fax: (901) 752-5685
  • Fairfield Inn, 9320 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN 38138 , Phone: (901) 757-9100, Fax: (901) 312-0559
  • Hyatt Place Germantown, 9161 Winchester Rd, Germantown, TN 38138 , Phone: (901) 759-1174, Fax: (901) 759-1175
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 7784 Wolf Trail Cv, Germantown, TN 38138 , Phone: (901) 309-6700, Fax: (901) 309-6800
  • Residence Inn, 9314 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN 38138 , Phone: (901) 752-0900, Fax: (901) 312-0579
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 7750 Wolf River Blvd, Germantown, TN 38139 , Phone: (901) 751-0230, Fax: (901) 751-0061
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton, 7855 Wolf River Blvd, Germantown, TN 38138 , Phone: (901) 751-2500, Fax: (901) 751-2557
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Germantown, Tennessee

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:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (30%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.39%
Here41.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents40.8%13.7%13.0%5.6%4.7%
Congregations23.8%5.2%12.0%12.9%2.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Presbyterian ChurchJewishAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.9%2.3%2.3%1.8%13.0%
Congregations5.2%0.7%1.1%3.3%33.3%
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: 186
Shelby County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 49
Shelby County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 386
Shelby County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

32.8%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.2%
State:

13.5%

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
Financial Administration 16$57,581$43,1861$714
Other Government Administration 11$58,335$63,6382$2,370
Judicial and Legal 5$13,015$31,2360$0
Police Protection - Officers 95$367,465$46,4170$0
Police - Other 4$24,054$72,1620$0
Firefighters 69$324,211$56,3850$0
Fire - Other 2$6,341$38,0460$0
Streets and Highways 27$63,550$28,2440$0
Health 4$7,654$22,9620$0
Sewerage 6$10,196$20,3920$0
Parks and Recreation 42$69,481$19,8520$0
Water Supply 20$39,731$23,8390$0
Other and Unallocable 26$108,658$50,1506$2,480
Totals for Government 327$1,150,272$42,2129$5,564

Germantown government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $463,000 ($11.74)
    Fire Protection: $350,000 ($8.87)
    General: $334,000 ($8.47)
    Regular Highways: $333,000 ($8.44)
    Sewerage: $260,000 ($6.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,876,000 ($199.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,621,000 ($142.50)
    Fire Protection: $4,883,000 ($123.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,638,000 ($92.23)
    Water Utilities: $2,268,000 ($57.50)
    General - Other: $2,018,000 ($51.16)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,790,000 ($45.38)
    Financial Administration: $1,693,000 ($42.92)
    Central Staff Services: $1,643,000 ($41.65)
    Sewerage: $1,292,000 ($32.75)
    Regular Highways: $1,252,000 ($31.74)
    General Public Buildings: $731,000 ($18.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $377,000 ($9.56)
    Health Services - Other: $128,000 ($3.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,671,000 ($42.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $125,000 ($3.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $459,000 ($11.64)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($4.08)
    Financial Administration: $144,000 ($3.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($3.17)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($2.05)
    General Public Building: $27,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,325,000 ($565.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $333,000 ($8.44)

Germantown government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,530,000 ($89.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,394,000 ($60.69)
    Sewerage: $984,000 ($24.95)
    All Other: $86,000 ($2.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,923,000 ($150.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,546,000 ($64.54)
    Interest Earnings: $291,000 ($7.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,078,000 ($78.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,257,000 ($82.57)
    Highways: $1,136,000 ($28.80)
    All Other: $659,000 ($16.71)
  • Tax - Property: $18,838,000 ($477.56)
    Motor Vehicle License: $870,000 ($22.06)
    NEC: $586,000 ($14.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $520,000 ($13.18)
    Public Utilities: $392,000 ($9.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $388,000 ($9.84)

Germantown government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,140,000 ($155.66)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $26,903,000 ($682.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $24,913,000 ($631.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,680,000 ($143.99)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,990,000 ($50.45)
    Water Utilities: $460,000 ($11.66)

Germantown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,528,000 ($140.14)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,112,000 ($687.32)

4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,987 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($523 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.13%
Tennessee average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DeSoto County, MS  0.36% ($31,556 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.23% ($26,571)
from Tipton County, TN  0.18% ($30,941)


5.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($722 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.06%
Tennessee average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DeSoto County, MS  0.75% ($41,930 average AGI)
to Fayette County, TN  0.29% ($55,840)
to Tipton County, TN  0.26% ($41,271)

Strongest AM radio stations in Germantown:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWW (1430 AM; 3 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Germantown:

  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAL-FM (95.7 FM; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WKVF (94.9 FM; BYHALIA, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVIM-FM (95.3 FM; COLDWATER, MS; Owner: DESOTO COUNTY B/CING. CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Germantown:

  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W61BP (Channel 61; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: JIMMY BOYD)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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: 15
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $2,678,000
Total average daily traffic: 66,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,438
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 106,912

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Germantown, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Germantown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 127 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Germantown, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 218 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Germantown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Germantown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 104 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED167$200,699342$254,7101,234$235,41120$108,07936$198,406
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$197,48312$243,84266$250,4624$57,2682$226,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$189,07012$227,177208$251,0698$83,7384$125,135
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$174,32438$246,380210$238,1285$138,8545$260,912
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$115,3006$249,56341$267,8451$41,2802$237,160

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Germantown, TN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED58$259,43244$271,3520$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$271,27514$251,7750$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$263,0567$276,5170$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$390,8859$281,6130$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$191,0003$305,2831$175,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 120
  • Hazardous Condition: 182
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Germantown


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

Most common first names in Germantown, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14080.8 years
William12875.1 years
John11773.5 years
James10172.3 years
Robert8772.4 years
Charles6571.7 years
Dorothy5881.3 years
George5476.0 years
Thomas5171.9 years
Ruth5184.3 years
Most common last names in Germantown, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5177.1 years
Williams3780.1 years
Johnson3483.4 years
Brown3479.0 years
Miller2979.1 years
Jones2877.9 years
Thompson2878.3 years
Davis2278.9 years
Moore2278.9 years
Taylor2275.1 years
Businesses in Germantown, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ann Taylor2Jones New York1
Apple Store1Kroger1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Banana Republic1Marriott3
Baskin-Robbins1Marshalls1
Bed Bath & Beyond1MasterBrand Cabinets12
Chick-Fil-A1McDonald's1
Chico's1New Balance1
Coldwater Creek1Nike4
Comfort Inn1Office Depot1
Curves1OfficeMax1
Decora Cabinetry4Panera Bread1
Domino's Pizza1Pier 1 Imports1
Dunkin Donuts1Pizza Hut1
Eddie Bauer1Quiznos1
FedEx9Rite Aid1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel1
GNC2Starbucks3
Gap1Subway3
Gymboree1Taco Bell1
Hobby Lobby1Talbots2
Holiday Inn1Target1
Hyatt1U-Haul1
J. Jill1UPS7
J.Crew1Waffle House1
Jimmy John's1Walgreens3
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's2
Browse common businesses in Germantown, TN


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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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