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Germantown is a village in Washington County, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Germantown. For links to other places called Germantown, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Germantown is 43.228N. The longitude is -88.11W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 866 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,973.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Germantown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Milwaukee area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53022 ZIP code.
45% of Germantown residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Germantown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Germantown was $25,358, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Germantown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Germantown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $644. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,370.
Libraries in Germantown include Germantown Community Library ... View libraries
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Germantown political report.
The average commute time for Germantown workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Germantown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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