Germantown, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 39,267 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 
Males: 19,636  (50.0%)
Females: 19,631  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38120, 38138.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $107,246 (it was $94,609 in 2000)
Germantown:

$107,246
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $52,405 (it was $44,021 in 2000)

Germantown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $260,738 (it was $215,200 in 2000)
Germantown:

$260,738
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $173,801; Detached houses: $177,328; Townhouses or other attached units: $124,695; In 2-unit structures: $78,416; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,122; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,468; Mobile homes: $36,783

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,542.

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  • Races in Germantown, TN (2013)

    Germantown races chart
    • 32,39182.3%White alone
    • 2,7056.9%Asian alone
    • 2,0205.1%Black alone
    • 1,4653.7%Hispanic
    • 2600.7%Two or more races
    • 130.03%Other race alone
    • 70.02%American Indian alone

Races in Germantown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Germantown: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (16.2%), German (12.2%), Irish (11.0%), United States (8.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%), Italian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1841

Land area: 17.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,233 people per square mile   (low).

Germantown,TN real estate house value index trend

Germantown, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Germantown:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Germantown city:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

3,167 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 1.5% Europe).

This city:

8.0%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,748 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,613 (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: -2,525 (-6.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,444 (18.7%)

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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 010000100010
per 100,000 0.02.60.00.00.00.02.40.00.00.02.50.0
Rapes 243353113220
per 100,000 5.310.57.97.913.27.32.42.47.75.15.00.0
Robberies 1013101310510133536
per 100,000 26.334.326.434.326.312.124.131.47.712.77.615.2
Assaults 212319212418152522243225
per 100,000 55.260.650.155.363.243.736.260.556.160.880.763.3
Burglaries 140186132120170114731241231348063
per 100,000 367.9490.3348.3316.2447.9277.0176.2299.9313.8339.4201.9159.5
Thefts 652729558533512484341319343478441373
per 100,000 1,713.21,921.61,472.31,404.51,348.91,175.9823.3771.5875.11,210.61,112.8944.4
Auto thefts 365231373812111271153
per 100,000 94.6137.181.897.5100.129.226.629.017.927.912.67.6
Arson 533627512623
per 100,000 13.17.97.915.85.317.012.12.45.115.25.07.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.0) 133.4168.9121.8121.4132.892.873.382.983.3100.893.071.3

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 113 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Tennessee average:

2.56

Germantown tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,206 (+12.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Germantown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Germantown, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Germantown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 96% 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 75% 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 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.0 miles away from Germantown 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 the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 144.5 miles away from the city 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 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 255.5 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 Shelby County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter 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 and medical centers in Germantown:

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

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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Germantown:

  • University of Memphis (about 11 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 12 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 15 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 34 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Mississippi (about 53 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Union University (about 67 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 69 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)

Public high school in Germantown:

Private high schools in Germantown:

  • THE PHOENIX SCHOOL FOR CREATIVE LEARNING (Students: 24, Location: 2404 ARTHUR RD, Grades: UG-12)
  • DAYBREAK SPECIALIZED SCHOOL (Students: 22, Location: 2262 S GERMANTOWN RD, Grades: UG-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Germantown:

Private elementary/middle school in Germantown:

  • THE BODINE SCHOOL (Students: 81, Location: 2432 YESTER OAKS DR, Grades: 1-8)
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

Main business address in Germantown: EQUITY INNS INC (A). Display/hide its location 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.217. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.217
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.27. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.08
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.3%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 28.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.2% for other race 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
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, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant260,401504
Black Protestant150,894292
Mainline Protestant87,990127
Catholic61,20229
Other26,52068
Orthodox1,1256
None339,512-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.6%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

55.5%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Germantown:

19.6%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Germantown:

7.8%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

61.5%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Germantown:

80.4%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Germantown, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 22$99,975$54,5320$0
Other Government Administration 17$75,259$53,1240$0
Judicial and Legal 13$34,096$31,4731$607
Police Protection - Officers 111$628,321$67,9270$0
Police - Other 0$0 7$7,565
Firefighters 73$456,194$74,9910$0
Streets and Highways 48$178,558$44,6400$0
Sewerage 6$19,422$38,8440$0
Parks and Recreation 25$138,745$66,59893$69,518
Housing and Community Development(Local) 22$114,660$62,5420$0
Water Supply 20$73,572$44,1430$0
Other and Unallocable 5$12,038$28,89119$19,341
Totals for Government 362$1,830,840$60,691120$97,031

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $463,000 ($11.79)
    Fire Protection: $350,000 ($8.91)
    General: $334,000 ($8.51)
    Regular Highways: $333,000 ($8.48)
    Sewerage: $260,000 ($6.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,876,000 ($200.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,621,000 ($143.15)
    Fire Protection: $4,883,000 ($124.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,638,000 ($92.65)
    Water Utilities: $2,268,000 ($57.76)
    General - Other: $2,018,000 ($51.39)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,790,000 ($45.59)
    Financial Administration: $1,693,000 ($43.12)
    Central Staff Services: $1,643,000 ($41.84)
    Sewerage: $1,292,000 ($32.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,252,000 ($31.88)
    General Public Buildings: $731,000 ($18.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $377,000 ($9.60)
    Health Services - Other: $128,000 ($3.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,671,000 ($42.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $125,000 ($3.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $459,000 ($11.69)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($4.10)
    Financial Administration: $144,000 ($3.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($3.18)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($2.06)
    General Public Building: $27,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,325,000 ($568.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $333,000 ($8.48)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,530,000 ($89.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,394,000 ($60.97)
    Sewerage: $984,000 ($25.06)
    All Other: $86,000 ($2.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,923,000 ($150.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,546,000 ($64.84)
    Interest Earnings: $291,000 ($7.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,078,000 ($78.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,257,000 ($82.94)
    Highways: $1,136,000 ($28.93)
    All Other: $659,000 ($16.78)
  • Tax - Property: $18,838,000 ($479.74)
    Motor Vehicle License: $870,000 ($22.16)
    NEC: $586,000 ($14.92)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $520,000 ($13.24)
    Public Utilities: $392,000 ($9.98)
    Other Selective Sales: $388,000 ($9.88)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,140,000 ($156.37)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $26,903,000 ($685.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $24,913,000 ($634.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,680,000 ($144.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,990,000 ($50.68)
    Water Utilities: $460,000 ($11.71)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,528,000 ($140.78)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,112,000 ($690.45)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($620 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeSoto County, MS  0.42% ($31,010 average AGI)
from Tipton County, TN  0.17% ($27,315)
from Fayette County, TN  0.14% ($38,848)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($512 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.06%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeSoto County, MS  0.52% ($35,591 average AGI)
to Tipton County, TN  0.18% ($36,210)
to Fayette County, TN  0.18% ($51,002)

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 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 35m115ftTotal length
  • $2,678,000Total costs
  • 140,680Total average daily traffic
  • 3,393Total average daily truck traffic
  • 225,088Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2015
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: 137 (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: 13 (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: 246 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Germantown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Germantown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 100 (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

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

GERMANTOWN WATER DEPT (Population served: 36,841, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - 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)
  • 69 regular monitoring violations

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Germantown, Tennessee:

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Germantown, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ann Taylor2JoS. A. Bank1
Apple Store1Jones New York1
Arby's1Kroger1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Banana Republic1Little Caesars Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Marriott3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Marshalls1
Chick-Fil-A1MasterBrand Cabinets12
Chico's1McDonald's1
Circle K1New 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
Hilton1Talbots2
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Hyatt1UPS7
J. Jill1Waffle House1
J.Crew1Walgreens3
Jimmy John's1Wendy's2

Germantown compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.

Germantown on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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