Germantown, Maryland Population 2021

90,582
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Germantown is a city located in Montgomery County Maryland. Germantown has a 2020 population of 90,582. Germantown is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 86,395 in 2010. Germantown reached it's highest population of 91,447 in 2017.

The average household income in Germantown is $117,522 with a poverty rate of 6.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,747 per month, and the median house value is $345,400. The median age in Germantown is 35.2 years, 33.5 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Germantown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Germantown was:

  • White: 45.87%
  • Black or African American: 25.32%
  • Asian: 19.48%
  • Other race: 4.64%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Germantown, Maryland is 90,582 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 90,844.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 86,395.

Germantown, Maryland Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,54945.87%
Black or African American22,93525.32%
Asian17,64519.48%
Some Other Race4,2064.64%
Two or More Races4,0614.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native1860.21%
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Germantown Population by Race

Germantown Population Pyramid $2021

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Germantown Median Age

35.2


Total

33.5


Male

36.6


Female

Germantown Adults

There are 67,229 adults, (7,949 of whom are seniors) in Germantown.

Germantown Age Dependency

52.8

Age Dependency Ratio

13.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Germantown Sex Ratio

Female

46,418

51.24%

Male

44,164

48.76%

Germantown Population by Age

Germantown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Germantown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Male51.4%48.6%
Female39.9%60.1%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Germantown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,7992.9463.1
Married15,6573.5876.2
Non Family8,0981.2155.3
Female5,1033.5939.9
Male1,9413.2951.4

3.46

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Germantown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9514.96%
9th to 12th Grade2,5344.26%
High School Graduate9,12215.33%
Some College10,35517.40%
Associates Degree4,7648.01%
Bachelors Degree16,29527.38%
Graduate Degree13,49022.67%
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Germantown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Germantown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,52719,78311,671
Black13,18412,3295,484
Asian12,94212,0669,392
Hispanic12,0769,1082,500
Other Race2,5951,597250
2+ Races1,6891,6061,079
Native American1098511

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.57%.

Germantown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,311$61,231$47,946
Less Than 9th Grade$29,632$35,216$25,226
High School Graduate$36,272$41,167$32,145
Some College$43,946$46,944$41,308
Bachelors Degree$61,182$78,733$53,914
Graduate Degree$95,810$105,355$84,000

$54,311

Average Earnings

$61,231

Average Male

$47,946

Average Female

Germantown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Germantown Language by Age

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Germantown Language

53.71% of Germantown residents speak only English, while 46.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.89% of the population.

Germantown Language

Germantown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black22,8962,1489.38%
Hispanic20,2181,5777.80%
White27,6571,1964.32%
Asian17,6239605.45%
Other4,20695622.73%
Multiple4,0611774.36%

6.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.34%

Male Poverty Rate

7.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Germantown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Germantown is Other, with 22.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Germantown is White, with 4.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.71%.

Germantown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.27%
High School10.69%
Some College6.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%

Germantown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.88%
Male Unemployed16.89%
Female Employed3.15%
Male Employed1.79%

Germantown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Germantown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$94,559$117,522
Families$106,862$128,923
Married Families$132,442-
Non Families$64,119$78,011
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Income by Household Type

Germantown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Germantown Married by Age and Sex

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Germantown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Germantown Marital Status by Race

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Germantown Marital Status

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2,978

Number of Veterans

2,221

Male Veterans

757

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,311
Vietnam770
First Gulf War691
Korea77
World War II49

Germantown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54953
18 to 34692
55 to 64638
65 to 74473
75+222

Germantown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5834.92%
Black7214.56%
Hispanic4082.93%
Asian3472.49%
2+ Races29014.24%
Other Race260.90%
Native American1110.09%

Germantown Veterans by Race

Germantown Veterans by Education

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0.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Germantown Veterans by Education

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75.8%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Germantown Employment by Age

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Germantown Employment by Race

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Germantown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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31.56%

Born in Germantown

65.48%

Native Born

34.52%

Foreign Born

13.64%

Non Citizen

20.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.48% of Germantown residents were born in the United States, with 31.56% having been born in Maryland. 13.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Germantown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202190,5820.00%
202090,5820.00%
201990,582-262-0.29%
201890,844-603-0.66%
201791,4479531.05%
201690,4946680.74%
201589,8261,1091.25%
201488,717-314-0.35%
201389,0319921.13%
201288,0392,8473.34%
201185,192-1,203-1.39%
201086,3950.00%

Germantown Population by Year