Germantown, Illinois

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Germantown, Illinois

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High Points

Germantown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Germantown Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Germantown People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Germantown Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Germantown Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Germantown, Illinois

Comparing Germantown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 7 7
Age of the Population 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 9 8
People Above Poverty 8 7
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 6 6
Short Commute Times 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6

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Germantown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 40 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Clinton
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62216, 62245
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.553
Longitude -89.538

Germantown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station SALEM
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
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Germantown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,118 100%
Male 554 49.6%
Female 564 50.4%
Under 18 251 22.5%
18+ 867 77.5%
65+ 194 17.4%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.98
White 1,109 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.5%

Estimated Germantown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,105
Growth -13
Growth % -1.2%

Germantown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 82.4%
US/American 8.7%
Irish 2.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
English 1%
Italian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Eastern European 0.3%
Dutch 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Germantown 1,118 $56,563
Albers 878 $57,625
Aviston 1,231 $58,375
Bartelso 593 $55,972
Beckemeyer 1,043 $39,400
Breese 4,048 $54,242
Damiansville 368 $53,250

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