Germantown, Tennessee Population 2024

40,298

Germantown is a city located in Shelby County Tennessee. Germantown has a 2024 population of 40,298. Germantown is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -2.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,334 in 2020.

The average household income in Germantown is $189,087 with a poverty rate of 2.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Germantown is 43.5 years, 43.4 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Germantown Demographics

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

  • White: 86.47%
  • Asian: 5.39%
  • Black or African American: 4.84%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
20.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,016.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.51% (-1,036)
The current population of Germantown, Tennessee is 40,298 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 41,334.

Germantown, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White35,53586.47%
Asian2,2155.39%
Black or African American1,9874.84%
Two or more races1,0832.64%
Other race2640.64%
Native American100.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Germantown Population by Race

Germantown Population Pyramid 2024

Germantown Median Age

43.5

Total

43.4

Male

43.7

Female

Germantown Adults

There are 29,915 adults, (9,381 of whom are seniors) in Germantown.

Germantown Age Dependency

100.1

Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Germantown Sex Ratio

Female20,92250.91%
Male20,17249.09%

Germantown Population by Age

Germantown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All15,3762.6687.612.4
Married10,6063.1792.67.4
Non Family3,6531.0875.924.1
Female7773.0876.823.2
Male3402.7680.319.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

87.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Germantown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1000.36%
9th to 12th Grade3301.18%
High School Graduate2,3838.52%
Some College4,38815.68%
Associates Degree1,3174.71%
Bachelors Degree10,13536.23%
Graduate Degree9,32433.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Germantown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Germantown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White24,57724,25416,881
Asian1,4891,4361,170
Black973955764
Hispanic561528347
2+ Races454451328
Other Race159140125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 99.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 78.62%.

Germantown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$82,868$108,772$63,383
Less Than 9th Grade$26,419$0$0
High School Graduate$32,917$48,365$19,173
Some College$60,601$69,335$49,355
Bachelors Degree$80,376$113,408$61,941
Graduate Degree$108,687$133,036$77,061

$82,868

Average Earnings

$108,772

Average Male

$63,383

Average Female

Germantown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Germantown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Germantown Language

91.24% of Germantown residents speak only English, while 8.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

Germantown Language

Germantown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White34,8957722.21%
Black1,9571437.31%
Asian2,215261.17%
Other230219.13%
Multiple1,083181.66%

2.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.44%

Male Poverty Rate

3.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Germantown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Germantown is Other, with 9.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Germantown is Asian, with 1.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.58%.

Germantown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.13%
High School8.23%
Some College2.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.65%

Germantown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed7.62%
Male Unemployed1.25%
Male Employed1.21%
Female Employed0.66%

Germantown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Germantown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$140,429$189,087
Families$163,424$220,588
Married Families$173,850$-999,999,999
Non Families$63,828$87,046

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Germantown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.7%

Male Marriage Rate

66.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Germantown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Germantown Marriage

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

Germantown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Germantown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,320

Number of Veterans

2,181

Male Veterans

139

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam751
First Gulf War558
Second Gulf War408
Korea306
World War II60

Germantown Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+899
35 to 54653
65 to 74486
55 to 64282
18 to 340

Germantown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,1568.2%
Black958.01%
2+ Races386.43%
Hispanic325.31%
Other Race2615.03%
Asian50.31%

Germantown Veterans by Race

Germantown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Germantown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Germantown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Germantown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Germantown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.38%

Born in Germantown

91.96%

Native Born

8.04%

Foreign Born

2.73%

Non Citizen

5.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.96% of Germantown residents were born in the United States, with 47.38% having been born in Tennessee. 2.73% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202939,003-259-0.66%
202839,262-259-0.66%
202739,521-259-0.65%
202639,780-259-0.65%
202540,039-259-0.64%
202440,298-259-0.64%
202340,557-259-0.63%
202240,816-358-0.87%
202141,174-160-0.39%
202041,3342,1155.39%
201939,219330.08%
201839,186230.06%
201739,163-44-0.11%
201639,207-56-0.14%
201539,263-32-0.08%
201439,295-57-0.14%
201339,352-32-0.08%
201239,3842640.67%
201139,1202430.63%
201038,8771,5294.09%
200037,3484,45513.54%
199032,89311,42653.23%
198021,46717,993517.93%
19703,4742,374215.82%
19601,100700175%
194040010033.33%
190030000%
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Germantown Population by Year