Germantown, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Germantown, New York - Basic Facts

The Germantown Census Designated Place had a population of 865 as of July 1, 2019. Germantown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Germantown is located at latitude 42.1345 and longitude -73.8918 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Germantown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The Germantown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389837) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Germantown Census Designated Place is located within Town of Germantown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbia County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Germantown: East Camp, German Camp.

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Germantown, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Germantown, NY Housing Affordability Index is 129
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Germantown, NY Wealth Index is 136
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 865
Population in Households 859
Population in Familes 630
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density 323
Diversity Index1 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,560
Average Household Income $95,094
Per Capita Income $40,884
Wealth Index3 136

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 427 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $275,556
Housing Affordability Index2 129
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 367
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 217
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.25% 0.02%
Households 0.21% 0.05%
Families -0.44% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Germantown, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Germantown to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 864 28th
Population Density # 1062 11th
Diversity Index # 738 38th
Median Household Income # 488 59th
Per Capita Income # 369 69th

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