Germantown, Tennessee Population 2021

39,373
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Germantown is a city located in Shelby County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 39,373, it is the 21st largest city in Tennessee and the 1000th largest city in the United States . Germantown is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 1.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,844 in 2010. Germantown reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 20 miles, Germantown has a population density of 1,970 people per square mile.

The average household income in Germantown is $162,105 with a poverty rate of 2.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,387 per month, and the median house value is $331,700. The median age in Germantown is 44.8 years, 43.7 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Germantown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Germantownwas:

  • White: 90.52%
  • Asian: 5.52%
  • Black or African American: 2.01%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Germantown, Tennessee is 39,373 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 39,225.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,844.

Germantown, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,47990.52%
Asian2,1635.52%
Black or African American7872.01%
Two or More Races6471.65%
Some Other Race1050.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.03%
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Germantown Population by Race

Germantown Population Pyramid $2021

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Germantown Median Age

44.8


Total

43.7


Male

45.8


Female

Germantown Adults

There are 29,498 adults, (8,436 of whom are seniors) in Germantown.

Germantown Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Germantown Sex Ratio

Female

20,175

51.48%

Male

19,018

48.52%

Germantown Population by Age

Germantown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Germantown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male71.1%28.9%
Non Family72.6%27.4%
Female76.5%23.5%
All86%14%
Married90.9%9.1%

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Germantown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6962.6686
Married10,6253.0690.9
Non Family3,0141.1272.6
Female7633.0176.5
Male2943.171.1

3.05

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Germantown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1350.49%
9th to 12th Grade3881.40%
High School Graduate2,5929.38%
Some College4,85517.57%
Associates Degree1,4635.29%
Bachelors Degree10,21836.98%
Graduate Degree7,98128.88%
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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
White24,81424,47616,276
Asian1,4681,3401,060
Hispanic548526354
Black463437300
2+ Races338329209
Other Race757529
Native American11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.21%.

Germantown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$65,988$86,801$51,104
Less Than 9th Grade$24,901$32,216$17,100
High School Graduate$31,131$62,724$22,656
Some College$50,567$56,973$37,712
Bachelors Degree$65,000$92,596$50,038
Graduate Degree$93,538$106,790$67,469

$65,988

Average Earnings

$86,801

Average Male

$51,104

Average Female

Germantown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Germantown Language by Age

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Germantown Language

90.64% of Germantown residents speak only English, while 9.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.83% of the population.

Germantown Language

Germantown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,6348542.47%
Asian2,163452.08%
Black768395.08%
Multiple647264.02%
Hispanic88591.02%

2.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.01%

Male Poverty Rate

2.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Germantown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Germantown is Black, with 5.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Germantown is Hispanic, with 1.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.72%.

Germantown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.99%
High School6.81%
Some College2.73%
Bachelors or Greater1.55%

Germantown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed11.74%
Female Unemployed9.73%
Male Employed1.12%
Female Employed1.06%

Germantown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Germantown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$118,163$162,105
Families$132,724$184,259
Married Families$140,679-
Non Families$50,965$75,852
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Income by Household Type

Germantown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

70.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.9%

Male Marriage Rate

68.1%

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 45-54.

Germantown Marital Status by Race

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Germantown Marital Status

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2,906

Number of Veterans

2,636

Male Veterans

270

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,027
First Gulf War689
Second Gulf War322
Korea200
World War II127

Germantown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+910
65 to 74829
35 to 54564
55 to 64560
18 to 3443

Germantown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6639.90%
Asian1016.61%
Black9416.82%
2+ Races4711.52%
Hispanic142.20%
Native American1100.00%

Germantown Veterans by Race

Germantown Veterans by Education

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2.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Germantown Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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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49.16%

Born in Germantown

92.24%

Native Born

7.76%

Foreign Born

3.37%

Non Citizen

4.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.24% of Germantown residents were born in the United States, with 49.16% having been born in Tennessee. 3.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Germantown Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202139,373740.19%
202039,299740.19%
201939,225740.19%
201839,151180.05%
201739,133-47-0.12%
201639,180-63-0.16%
201539,243-32-0.08%
201439,275-64-0.16%
201339,339-35-0.09%
201239,3742580.66%
201139,1162390.61%
201038,8771,5290.40%
200037,3484,4551.28%
199032,89311,4264.36%
198021,46717,99319.98%
19703,4742,37412.19%
19601,1007005.19%
19404001000.72%
19003000.00%

Germantown Population by Year