Germantown, Wisconsin Population 2024

21,066

Germantown is a city located in Washington County and Waukesha County Wisconsin. Germantown has a 2024 population of 21,066. Germantown is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,882 in 2020.

The average household income in Germantown is $122,585 with a poverty rate of 3.29%. The median age in Germantown is 41.3 years: 40.2 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Germantown Demographics

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

  • White: 87.36%
  • Asian: 5.35%
  • Two or more races: 4.04%
  • Black or African American: 2.28%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
34.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
612.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.88% (184)
The current population of Germantown, Wisconsin is 21,066 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,882.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,24587.36%
Asian1,1175.35%
Two or more races8444.04%
Black or African American4762.28%
Other race1590.76%
Native American440.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Germantown Population by Race

Germantown Population Pyramid 2024

Germantown Median Age

41.3

Total

40.2

Male

44.5

Female

Germantown Adults

There are 15,991 adults, (3,283 of whom are seniors) in Germantown.

Germantown Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Germantown Sex Ratio

Female10,55250.52%
Male10,33349.48%

Germantown Population by Age

Germantown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,2812.5178.421.6
Married4,8953.0388.511.5
Non Family2,3191.2561.238.8
Female6252.6272.327.7
Male4423.1865.234.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Germantown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5023.39%
Associates Degree1,53310.34%
Bachelors Degree4,80932.45%
Graduate Degree2,40516.23%
High School Graduate3,11321.01%
Less Than 9th Grade1450.98%
Some College2,31315.61%

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
White12,89912,4366,471
Asian716713355
Hispanic508359142
Black400368147
2+ Races353353130
Other Race1304412
Native American42422

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.17%.

Germantown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$77,132$101,354$62,813
Graduate Degree$82,250$111,410$66,714
High School Graduate$40,375$56,604$21,898
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$25,234
Overall$64,712$72,364$55,526
Some College$57,064$62,669$37,566

$64,712

Average Earnings

$72,364

Average Male

$55,526

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

92.72% of Germantown residents speak only English, while 7.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.2% of the population.

Germantown Language

Germantown Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,8125893.31%
Black4605311.52%
Hispanic706385.38%
Multiple84430.36%

3.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.62%

Male Poverty Rate

4.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Germantown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Germantown is Black, with 11.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Germantown is Multiple, with 0.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.37%.

Germantown Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.47%
Less Than 9th Grade6.28%
Some College3.5%
Bachelors or Greater1.4%

Germantown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.28%
Male Employed0.07%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Germantown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Germantown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$119,930$140,194
Households$101,554$122,585
Married Families$130,384$-999,999,999
Non Families$59,245$72,077

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Germantown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

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 55-64, 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

966

Number of Veterans

894

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam391
Second Gulf War253
First Gulf War191
Korea52
World War II17

Germantown Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+344
35 to 54277
65 to 74213
55 to 6488
18 to 3444

Germantown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9026.42%
Black378.69%
Hispanic284.96%
Native American1329.55%
Asian131.48%
2+ Races10.22%

Germantown Veterans by Race

Germantown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Germantown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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

77.23%

Born in Germantown

94.67%

Native Born

5.33%

Foreign Born

1.7%

Non Citizen

3.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.67% of Germantown residents were born in the United States, with 77.23% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.7% 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
202921,296460.22%
202821,250460.22%
202721,204460.22%
202621,158460.22%
202521,112460.22%
202421,066460.22%
202321,020-4-0.02%
202221,024750.36%
202120,949670.32%
202020,8827303.62%
201920,15220.01%
201820,150-24-0.12%
201720,174-47-0.23%
201620,221-4-0.02%
201520,225710.35%
201420,1541330.66%
201320,021170.08%
201220,004460.23%
201119,958-10-0.05%
201019,96800%
200018,2604,60233.69%
199013,6582,92927.3%
198010,7293,75553.84%
19706,974-14,322-67.25%

Germantown Population by Year