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People

Total Population 1,986
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 22.1%
Employed Population 16+ 910
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 58.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,682
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 6.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.4%
Median Gross Rent $926
Median House Value $260,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 16.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Germantown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles S of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles N of New York, New York
County Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 12526
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.134
Longitude -73.892

Germantown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HUDSON CORRECTIONL FAC
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station CAIRO 4 NW
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station COPAKE
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Germantown, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cheviot (12526)

Clermont (12526)

Linlithgo (12526)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Glasco 2,464 $67,009
Saugerties 19,319 $69,880

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Germantown High Schools

GERMANTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL
123 MAIN ST
518-537-6281
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 713 students.

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