Germantown, Kentucky

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Population in 2022: 144 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -24.2%
Males: 78  (54.7%)
Females: 66  (45.3%)
Median resident age:

30.8 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip code: 41044

Estimated median household income in 2022: $83,400 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Germantown:

$83,400
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $27,251 (it was $16,973 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $114,342 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Germantown:

$114,342
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $105,897; detached houses: $118,715; mobile homes: $44,396
March 2022 cost of living index in Germantown: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 0.0%

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The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Germantown is 78 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (7.2%), German (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/07/1956

Elevation: 978 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 533 people per square mile   (low).

Germantown, Kentucky map

16 residents are foreign born (6.8% Africa).

This city:

6.8%
Kentucky:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,175 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $629 (0.8%)

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

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

Nearest cities:

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

Latitude: 38.65 N, Longitude: 83.96 W

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Germantown, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Germantown, KY in 2022

Germantown satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Most common industries in Germantown, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (11.3%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.0%)
  • Truck transportation (14.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.0%)
  • Food (8.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.0%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (10.6%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.5%)
  • Private households (6.4%)
Most common occupations in Germantown, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Religious workers (6.0%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (6.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.6%)
  • Cashiers (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)

Average climate in Germantown, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Germantown-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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

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

Earthquake activity:

Germantown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.7 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 212.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 212.6 miles away from Germantown center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 331.2 miles away from Germantown center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 211.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bracken County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Germantown:

  • BRACKEN COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AUGUSTA, KY)
  • DCI - MAYSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF HOPE INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • DAVITA - MAYSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • MAYSVILLE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • MAYSVILLE NURSING AND REHABILITATION FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • US GRANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)

Amtrak station near Germantown:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Germantown:

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

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

Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


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

For population 15 years and over in Germantown:

Marital status in Germantown, KY
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Germantown:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Germantown, KY (based on Bracken County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Here:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bracken County:

11.1%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Bracken County:

31.6%
Kentucky:

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

22.3%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$101
Totals for Government 0$0 1$101

Germantown government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($97.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($90.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($69.44)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($20.83)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($13.89)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,000 ($6.94)

Germantown government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,000 ($13.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $4,000 ($27.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($20.83)
    Highways: $2,000 ($13.89)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($97.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($34.72)

Germantown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,000 ($444.44)

Businesses in Germantown, KY

  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Germantown:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Germantown:

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

TV broadcast stations around Germantown:

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

Germantown fatal accident list:

Apr 26, 2002 12:50 AM, Sr-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.3mTotal length
  • 401Total average daily traffic
  • 10,170Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Rick Plessinger, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Overall height: 123 m, Registrant: Waol Radio, Rickplessinger@yahoo.Com, , Georg-etown, Phone: (937) 378-6151

  • Richard l Plessinger, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Overall height: 123 m, Registrant: Richard L. Plessinger, Sr., Rickplessinger@yahoo.Com, , Georg-etown, Phone: (937) 378-6151

  • CHRIS MCMURRAY, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Overall height: 123 m, Registrant: First Broadcasting Capital Partners, LLC, Cmcmurray@firstbroadcasting.Com, , Dalla-s, Phone: (214) 855-0002

  • Hal A Rose, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Overall height: 123 m, Registrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, Pmarchesiello@akingump.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 887-4348

  • Neil Read, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Overall height: 123 m, Registrant: Sciarrino & Shubert, Pllc, Dawn@sciarrinolaw.Com, , Centr-eville, Phone: (202) 350-9658

  • Coe Ramsey, Vermillion Road (Lat: 38.648778 Lon: -84.011528), Type: 123.0, Structure height: 21023 m, Overall height: 123 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: Dreamcatcher Communications, Inc., Davabowles@yahoo.Com, , 108 West -Union, Phone: (937) 544-9722


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Germantown Tower, Lat: 38.652806 Lon: -83.945833, Type: Tank, Structure height: 50 m, Overall height: 184 m, Call Sign: WQIB799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2017, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: James F Connor, Registrant: Altius Communications, 11311 Mccormick Rd, Suite 210, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, Phone: (410) 667-1638, Fax: (410) 667-1651, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KD4RDX, Grant Date: 07/21/1992, Expiration Date: 07/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2004, Registrant: Jeremy R Mains, Germantown, KY 41044

  • Call Sign: WT4S, Previous Call Sign: KA4KCP, Grant Date: 01/12/1993, Expiration Date: 01/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2005, Registrant: William D Tillett, Rt 1 Box 140, Germantown, KY 41044

  • Call Sign: KD8GHM, Licensee ID: L01285181, Grant Date: 08/30/2017, Expiration Date: 08/30/2027, Certifier: Barbara Mcadam, Registrant: Barbara Mcadam, Germantown, KY 41044


Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Germantown, KY
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 46.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Germantown, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Germantown compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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