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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Germantown is 88,717, which is 60.08% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 11.16% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Germantown population density is 5,185.93 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 474.59 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. There is no dominant race in Germantown.The average Germantown education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 88,717. #3

Population Growth Since 2000, #36

Germantown, MD

Population Density, #51

Germantown, MD
5,185.93 per square mile
474.59 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:41,961 (47.30%, #407)
Black:19,758 (22.27%, #149)
Hispanic:18,148 (20.46%, #33)
Asian:17,969 (20.25%, #8)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):499 (0.56%, #59)
One Race, Other:4,073 (4.59%, see rank)
Two or More Races:4,457 (5.02%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,172 (11.97%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,107 (6.10%, see rank)
Cuban:264 (1.45%, see rank)
Central American:7,493 (41.29%, see rank)
South American:5,914 (32.59%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:5,794 (32.24%, see rank)
Chinese:5,230 (29.11%, see rank)
Filipino:1,138 (6.33%, see rank)
Japanese:334 (1.86%, see rank)
Korean:1,845 (10.27%, see rank)
Vietnamese:1,364 (7.59%, see rank)
Asian, Other:2,264 (12.60%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

80,952 (91.25%) out of the total population of 88,717 reported first ancestry.

 Germantown, MD% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Arab8991.01%, see rank0.48%0.56%
Czech2590.29%, see rank0.38%0.47%
Danish310.03%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch7520.85%, see rank0.86%1.40%
English4,1884.72%, see rank7.82%8.02%
French1,3581.53%, see rank1.89%3.34%
German6,3007.10%, see rank14.69%15.03%
Greek6110.69%, see rank0.59%0.41%
Hungarian3430.39%, see rank0.41%0.46%
Irish5,6596.38%, see rank11.24%10.80%
Italian3,0573.45%, see rank5.21%5.52%
Norwegian4090.46%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish1,8762.11%, see rank3.31%3.01%
Portuguese3070.35%, see rank0.18%0.44%
Russian1,3691.54%, see rank1.33%0.92%
Scotch-Irish4360.49%, see rank0.75%0.99%
Scottish1,1331.28%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African7,1178.02%, see rank3.62%0.95%
Swedish5380.61%, see rank0.58%1.27%
Swiss1080.12%, see rank0.20%0.30%
Ukrainian3940.44%, see rank0.37%0.31%
American2,9043.27%, see rank5.14%7.12%
Welsh4450.50%, see rank0.63%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 43,298 (48.80%, see rank)
Females: 45,419 (51.20%, see rank)

Germantown, MD
Male: 48.80%
Female: 51.20%
Male: 48.43%
Female: 51.57%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Germantown, MD
34.90 years old
38.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Germantown, MD
33.00 years old
36.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Germantown, MD
36.10 years old
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Germantown, MD% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Under 5 years6,0706.84%, see rank6.24%6.36%
5 to 9 years7,2558.18%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years7,0157.91%, see rank6.41%6.59%
15 to 19 years6,0136.78%, see rank6.73%6.85%
20 to 24 years4,7575.36%, see rank6.84%7.13%
25 to 34 years13,40815.11%, see rank13.60%13.47%
35 to 44 years15,57017.55%, see rank13.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years14,73816.61%, see rank15.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years8,6819.79%, see rank12.50%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,7034.17%, see rank7.33%7.64%
75 to 84 1,0901.23%, see rank3.88%4.25%
85 years and over4170.47%, see rank1.77%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Germantown, MDMarylandU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population57,607, 100%3,973,193209,056,129
Less Than High School4,605, 7.99%, see rank11.00%13.67%
High School Graduate9,292, 16.13%, see rank25.75%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree16,167, 28.06%, see rank25.96%29.09%
Bachelor Degree15,285, 26.53%, see rank20.28%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree12,258, 21.28%, see rank17.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.79, see rank14.0813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Germantown, MD MarylandU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten3,69061.19%38.81%64.27%35.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)11,05794.59%, see rank5.41%, see rank86.64%13.36%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)5,03692.59%, see rank7.41%, see rank86.03%13.97%90.60%9.40%
College5,85585.88%, see rank14.12%, see rank79.98%20.02%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,90667.68%, see rank32.32%, see rank59.21%40.79%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Germantown, MDMarylandU.S.
Total Households31,324, 100%2,155,983116,211,092
Average Household Size2.83, see rank2.672.63
1 Person Households7,379, 23.56%, see rank26.95%27.57%
2 or More Person Households23,945, 76.44%, see rank73.05%72.43%
Family Households (Families)22,568, 72.05%, see rank67.07%66.22%
Average Family Size3.46, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family16,159, 51.59%, see rank47.68%48.42%
Nonfamily Households8,756, 27.95%, see rank32.93%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Germantown, MD%MarylandU.S.
15 Years and Over Total68,377see rank4,772,468252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over32,596100%, see rank2,282,784123,281,364
Never Married11,18134.30%, see rank37.18%35.77%
Married19,01058.32%, see rank52.02%52.04%
Widowed3160.97%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced2,0896.41%, see rank8.29%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over35,781100%, see rank2,489,684129,692,771
Never Married10,71629.95%, see rank32.67%29.48%
Married18,96152.99%, see rank47.39%49.19%
Widowed1,7324.84%, see rank8.75%9.16%
Divorced4,37212.22%, see rank11.19%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Germantown, MD%MarylandU.S.
Native55,81362.91%, see rank85.78%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence26,60029.98%, see rank47.61%58.73%
Born in Different State27,88631.43%, see rank36.82%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,3271.50%, see rank1.35%1.42%
Foreign Born32,90437.09%, see rank14.22%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship16,92319.08%, see rank6.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship15,98118.01%, see rank7.47%7.09%
Born In Europe1,8442.08%, see rank1.46%1.53%
Born In Asia13,71815.46%, see rank4.70%3.82%
Born In Africa4,7575.36%, see rank2.22%0.55%
Born In Oceania290.03%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America12,31113.88%, see rank5.64%6.83%
Born In Northern America2450.28%, see rank0.16%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Germantown, MD%MarylandU.S.
English17,81356.87%, see rank82.42%79.39%
Spanish4,98415.91%, see rank6.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3,45911.04%, see rank5.40%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3,86912.35%, see rank3.81%3.36%
Other1,1993.83%, see rank1.96%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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