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Population (year 2000): 55,419
Males: 26,985 (48.7%), Females: 28,434 (51.3%)

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Median resident age: 31.3 years
Median household income: $62,431 (year 2000)
Median house value: $140,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Germantown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.5%)
  • Black (19.1%)
  • Hispanic (10.2%)
  • Other race (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • Asian Indian (3.5%)
  • Chinese (2.0%)
  • Other Asian (1.2%)
  • Vietnamese (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Korean (1.0%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.1%), Irish (13.0%), English (8.0%), Italian (5.5%), United States (4.4%), Polish (3.1%).

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Land area: 10.8 square miles

Germantown,

For population 25 years and over in Germantown

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Germantown CDP

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

20.1% Foreign born (8.8% Asia, 6.7% Latin America, 2.2% Europe, 2.1% Africa).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (25.0 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (156.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (3.4 miles Clarksburg, MD (4.0 miles Gaithersburg, Village, MD Montgomery (4.7 miles MD (5.5 miles Darnestown, Potomac, MD (5.9 miles North Grove, MD (6.5 miles Washington MD (7.5 miles Damascus, MD (7.8 miles Redland,

Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 77.26 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (18.8%), Educational,health and social services (17.3%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -15,256 (-27.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,507 (14.1%)

Average climate in Germantown, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Germantown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Germantown city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/1/1973, a category 3 tornado 22.2 miles away from the city center injured 37 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Aaron White - College basketball player (Rider Broncos), Jason Loughry - College basketball player (Mt. St. Marys Mountaineers), Junior Pehoua - College basketball player (Hampton Pirates), Landy Thompson - College basketball player (Mt. St. Marys Mountaineers), Lionel Pehoua - College basketball player (Hampton Pirates), Ryan Lambert - College basketball player (Duquesne Dukes), Steve Danley - College basketball player (Pennsylvania Quakers), T.J. Thompson - College basketball player (George Washington Colonials), Tony Nelson - College football player (Massachusetts Minutemen).


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


Hospitals/medical centers near Germantown:
  • KESSLER ADVENTIST REHABILITATION (about 9 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD)
  • POTOMAC RIDGE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH C (about 9 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD)
  • SHADY GROVE ADVENTIST HOSP (about 9 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Germantown:
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 22 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 28 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 38 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Germantown:
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPARK (about 8 miles; GAITHERSBURG, MD; ID: GAI)
  • DAVIS (about 10 miles; LAYTONSVILLE, MD; ID: W50)
  • FREDERICK MUNI (about 18 miles; FREDERICK, MD; ID: FDK)

Amtrak stations near Germantown:
  • 11 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: FREDERICK (GREYHOUND STA., 27 E. ALL SAINTS ST.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

College/University in Germantown:
  • STRAYER UNIVERSITY-MONTGOMERY CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 235; Location: 20030 CENTURY BLVD STE 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Germantown:
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 11,829)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 8,859)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 22 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; FREDERICK, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; FT enrollment: 16,564)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 8,434)
Public high schools in Germantown:
  • NORTHWEST HIGH (Students: 1,778; Location: 13501 RICHTER FARM RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SENECA VALLEY HIGH (Students: 1,623; Location: 12700 MIDDLEBROOK RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Germantown:
  • KINGSVIEW MIDDLE (Students: 1,318; Location: 18909 KINGSVIEW RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MIDDLE (Students: 1,009; Location: 13737 WISTERIA DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SPARK M. MATSUNAGA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 986; Location: 13902 BROMFIELD RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROBERTO W. CLEMENTE MIDDLE (Students: 933; Location: 18808 WARING STATION RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NEELSVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 842; Location: 11700 NEELSVILLE CHURCH RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RONALD A. MCNAIR ELEMENTARY (Students: 687; Location: 13881 HOPKINS RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CAPTAIN JAMES E. DALY ELEMENTARY (Students: 645; Location: 20301 BRANDERMILL DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WATERS LANDING ELEMENTARY (Students: 639; Location: 13100 WATERS LANDING DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • S. CHRISTA MCAULIFFE ELEMENTARY (Students: 634; Location: 12500 WISTERIA DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DR. SALLY K. RIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 619; Location: 21301 SENECA CROSSING DR; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Germantown:
  • MADISON COUNTRY DAY (Students: 50; Location: 20701 FREDERICK ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ACADEMY OF THE CHILD (Students: 46; Location: 13244 EXECUTIVE PARK TERRACE; Grades: PK - 2)

Notable locations in Germantown: WSSC Pumping Station (A), Germantown Golf Course (B), Germantown Technical Center (C), Middlebrook Technical Park (D), Cloppers Mill (E), 270 Corporate Center (F), Northlake Commerce Center (G), Area 3 School Administration Center (H), Germantown Library (I), Germantown Railroad Station (J).

Shopping Centers: Fox Chapel Shopping Center (1), Germantown Commons Shopping Center (2), Germantown Square Shopping Center (3), Middlebrook Village Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Germantown include: Messiah Lutheran Church (A), Trinity United Methodist Church (B), Mother Seton Catholic Church (C).

Reservoir: Lake Churchill (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cabin Branch (A).

Parks in Germantown include: Fox Chapel Park (1), Plumgar Park (2), Gunners Lake Park (3), Gunners Branch Park (4), Clear Spring Park (5), Germantown Park (6), Germantown Estates Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


Germantown compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Germantown:
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WCTN (950 AM; 3 kW; POTOMAC-CABIN JOHN, MD; Owner: SEVEN LOCKS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Germantown:
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)

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

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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