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Germantown, MD (Maryland) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $365,000 (it was $133,400 in 2000)
Germantown:

$365,000
Maryland:

$332,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $269,300 - $500,800

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $581,835
Here:

$581,835
State:

$437,771

Townhouses or other attached units: $324,580
Here:

$324,580
State:

$269,747

In 2-unit structures: $220,057
Here:

$220,057
State:

$230,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $168,145
Here:

$168,145
State:

$223,665

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $193,578
Here:

$193,578
State:

$264,568

Mobile homes: $115,853
Here:

$115,853
State:

$89,075

Germantown,MD index of house prices

Total population: 86,395 (Urban population: 55,152, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 30,556 (28,833 occupied: 18,116 owner occupied, 10,717 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

33%

Housing density: 2,836 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $556,704.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,621 (lower quartile is $1,375, upper quartile is $1,907)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $2,084


Median gross rent in Germantown, MD in 2019: $1,794

Housing units in Germantown with a mortgage: 14,218 (248 second mortgage, 1,462 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,898

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $126,800

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $113,750

Median monthly housing costs: $1,806

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Germantown, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1990

Median year apartment built: 1988

Household type by relationship:

Households: 83,707
  • Male householders: 14,807 (3,372 living alone), Female householders: 14,026 (3,677 living alone)
  • 15,110 spouses (15,003 opposite-sex spouses), 643 unmarried partners, (643 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 29,699 children (29,143 natural, 0 adopted, 556 stepchildren), 1,212 grandchildren, 1,665 brothers or sisters, 2,425 parents, 0 foster children, 2,436 other relatives, 1,625 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 59

Size of family households: 7,104 2-persons, 6,189 3-persons, 4,426 4-persons, 2,240 5-persons, 753 6-persons, 359 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,049 1-person, 684 2-persons, 29 3-persons.

13,911 married couples with children.
5,241 single-parent households (566 men, 4,675 women).

52.8% of residents of Germantown speak English at home.
19.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
11.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
11.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 28,367 (33.9%)
(62.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Germantown, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Germantown, Maryland
  • 0no bedroom
  • 581 bedroom
  • 3,2122 bedrooms
  • 8,6223 bedrooms
  • 4,8304 bedrooms
  • 1,3945+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Germantown, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Germantown, Maryland
  • 53no bedroom
  • 1,9611 bedroom
  • 4,7722 bedrooms
  • 2,6923 bedrooms
  • 8594 bedrooms
  • 3805+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Germantown in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Germantown in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 322no vehicle
  • 4,7611 vehicle
  • 7,7902 vehicles
  • 4,3063 vehicles
  • 7664 vehicles
  • 1715+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Germantown in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Germantown in renter-occupied apartments
  • 931no vehicle
  • 5,6651 vehicle
  • 3,2922 vehicles
  • 7073 vehicles
  • 1224 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Germantown, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Germantown, Maryland
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2933 rooms
  • 2,3094 rooms
  • 2,5085 rooms
  • 3,0156 rooms
  • 2,5067 rooms
  • 2,8628 rooms
  • 4,6239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Germantown, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Germantown, Maryland
  • 531 room
  • 3772 rooms
  • 2,4773 rooms
  • 2,5284 rooms
  • 1,6825 rooms
  • 1,4876 rooms
  • 8507 rooms
  • 6048 rooms
  • 6599+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Germantown, MD
  • Germantown, MD household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Germantown, MD in 2019
  • 1,221Less than $10,000
  • 709$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,059$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,301$30,000 to $39,999
  • 1,200$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,018$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,688$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,202$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,956$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,097$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,857$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,525$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Germantown, MD

  • Distribution of house value in Germantown, MD in 2019
  • 117Less than $10,000
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 56$30,000 to $34,999
  • 13$35,000 to $39,999
  • 31$40,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3$80,000 to $89,999
  • 140$100,000 to $124,999
  • 287$125,000 to $149,999
  • 448$150,000 to $174,999
  • 751$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,254$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,479$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,122$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,661$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4,419$500,000 to $749,999
  • 390$750,000 to $999,999
  • 62$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 49$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Germantown, MD

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Germantown, MD in 2019
  • 25$200 to $249
  • 63$250 to $299
  • 5$300 to $349
  • 2$350 to $399
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 20$500 to $549
  • 21$550 to $599
  • 50$600 to $649
  • 46$650 to $699
  • 46$700 to $749
  • 32$750 to $799
  • 92$800 to $899
  • 337$900 to $999
  • 1,169$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,807$1,250 to $1,499
  • 4,963$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,363$2,000 to $2,499
  • 126$2,500 to $2,999
  • 84$3,000 to $3,499
  • 139No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.5%
Number of people working at home: 2,326 (4.6% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 121
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,637
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,929
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,349
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,621
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,479
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 7,337
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,479
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,789
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 6,099
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 7,266
  • 90 or more minutes: 3,287
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Germantown

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,354 (71.6%)
  • Carpooled: 2,962 (12.2%)
  • Bus: 821 (3.4%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 115 (0.5%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 56 (0.2%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 15 (0.1%)
  • Taxi: 244 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 425 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 2,326 (9.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 14.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 0.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 1.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Germantown, Maryland
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Germantown, Maryland
  • 7,5772010 or later
  • 9,0882000 to 2009
  • 8,3601990 to 1999
  • 3,9071980 to 1989
  • 1,4801970 to 1979
  • 642Before 1970
Ancestries in Germantown, MD

First ancestries reported:

  • African: 2,091 (3.5%)
  • American: 1,906 (3.1%)
  • Jamaican: 1,707 (2.8%)
  • Irish: 1,033 (1.7%)
  • German: 946 (1.6%)
  • Nigerian: 845 (1.4%)
  • English: 822 (1.4%)
  • Liberian: 751 (1.2%)
  • Italian: 745 (1.2%)
  • European: 686 (1.1%)
  • Ghanaian: 655 (1.1%)
  • Polish: 510 (0.8%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 427 (0.7%)
  • Ethiopian: 359 (0.6%)
  • Ukrainian: 298 (0.5%)
  • Portuguese: 263 (0.4%)
  • Brazilian: 244 (0.4%)
  • Iranian: 234 (0.4%)
  • Eastern European: 233 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 233 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 226 (0.4%)
  • Haitian: 208 (0.3%)
  • Serbian: 187 (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 158 (0.3%)
  • Egyptian: 147 (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 143 (0.2%)
  • Afghan: 126 (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 114 (0.2%)
  • British: 114 (0.2%)
  • Kenyan: 106 (0.2%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 106 (0.2%)
  • Lebanese: 101 (0.2%)
  • Guyanese: 98 (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 98 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 98 (0.2%)
  • Somali: 92 (0.2%)
  • French: 82 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 82 (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 82 (0.1%)
  • Barbadian: 78 (0.1%)
  • Dutch: 55 (0.09%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 52 (0.09%)
  • Turkish: 50 (0.08%)
  • Yugoslavian: 49 (0.08%)
  • Ugandan: 43 (0.07%)
  • Arab: 38 (0.06%)
  • Norwegian: 36 (0.06%)
  • Romanian: 34 (0.06%)
  • Cajun: 34 (0.06%)
  • Palestinian: 34 (0.06%)
  • Scandinavian: 32 (0.05%)
  • Iraqi: 31 (0.05%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 29 (0.05%)
  • Bulgarian: 25 (0.04%)
  • Moroccan: 22 (0.04%)
  • Canadian: 20 (0.03%)
  • Swiss: 20 (0.03%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 20 (0.03%)
  • Austrian: 18 (0.03%)
  • Welsh: 14 (0.02%)
  • Slovak: 13 (0.02%)
  • Lithuanian: 12 (0.02%)
  • Danish: 7 (0.01%)
  • West Indian: 7 (0.01%)
  • British West Indian: 4 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

India
Germantown:

13.1% (4,150)
Maryland:

6.8% (62,055)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Germantown:

9.2% (2,920)
Maryland:

4.8% (44,132)

El Salvador
Germantown:

8.1% (2,558)
Maryland:

12.2% (111,093)

Peru
Germantown:

6.3% (1,995)
Maryland:

1.9% (17,481)

Vietnam
Germantown:

3.7% (1,170)
Maryland:

2.2% (19,705)

Philippines
Germantown:

3.3% (1,034)
Maryland:

4.0% (36,496)

Guatemala
Germantown:

3.2% (1,012)
Maryland:

4.1% (37,103)

Other Western Africa
Germantown:

3.2% (1,001)
Maryland:

1.4% (12,662)

Ghana
Germantown:

3.0% (946)
Maryland:

1.6% (14,447)

Bolivia
Germantown:

2.8% (902)
Maryland:

0.6% (5,562)

Cameroon
Germantown:

2.5% (796)
Maryland:

2.0% (17,941)

Honduras
Germantown:

2.3% (743)
Maryland:

2.5% (22,710)

Korea
Germantown:

2.2% (684)
Maryland:

3.7% (34,129)

Pakistan
Germantown:

2.1% (667)
Maryland:

1.7% (15,314)

Mexico
Germantown:

2.1% (653)
Maryland:

4.1% (37,175)

Jamaica
Germantown:

2.0% (619)
Maryland:

2.9% (26,187)

Taiwan
Germantown:

1.5% (485)
Maryland:

1.0% (9,292)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 25,506
  • Other state: 27,451
  • Northeast: 6,689
  • Midwest: 3,203
  • South: 14,911
  • West: 2,648

83.6% of Germantown residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41.4% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42.5% lived in Maryland.


Germantown:

83.6%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 616
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 349
  • 7th and 8th grade: 525
  • 9th grade: 76
  • 10th grade: 67
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 501
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,509
  • Less than 1 year of college: 714
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,750
  • Associate degree: 1,726
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,988
  • Master's degree: 4,964
  • Professional school degree: 566
  • Doctorate degree: 1,196
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 375
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 90
  • 5th and 6th grade: 81
  • 7th and 8th grade: 170
  • 9th grade: 359
  • 10th grade: 47
  • 11th grade: 497
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,081
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,669
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,008
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,242
  • Associate degree: 1,922
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,940
  • Master's degree: 3,959
  • Professional school degree: 407
  • Doctorate degree: 858
Educational Attainment for Females
Germantown marital status for males
Germantown marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,747
  • One, attached: 12,508
  • Two: 302
  • 3 or 4: 825
  • 5 to 9: 1,664
  • 10 to 19: 5,033
  • 20 to 49: 420
  • 50 or more: 968
  • Mobile homes: 89

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,832

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 0.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Germantown
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Germantown, MD
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 47.4%Electricity
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Germantown, MD
  • 68.5%Electricity
  • 30.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 356
Here:

3.9%
Maryland:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 549
Here:

12.2%
Maryland:

14.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,403
Here:

27.5%
Maryland:

18.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability