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Germanton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Germanton Census Designated Place had a population of 840 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Germanton is located at latitude 36.2629 and longitude -80.2309 in Stokes County. The formal boundaries for the Germanton Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Stokes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 696 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Germanton Census Designated Place are located in Stokes County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Forsyth County.

The Germanton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: ) has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Germanton Census Designated Place is located within Township of Meadows, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stokes County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Germanton: Germantown.

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Germanton, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Germanton, NC Housing Affordability Index is 294
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
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

Germanton, NC Wealth Index is 61
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
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 840
Population in Households 839
Population in Families 704
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 480
Diversity Index1 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $74,075
Average Household Income $70,416
Per Capita Income $29,699
Wealth Index3 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $139,762
Housing Affordability Index2 294
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 255
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 0.17% 0.19%
Households 0.21% 0.16%
Families -0.13% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Germanton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Germanton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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 # 473 36th
Population Density # 463 37th
Diversity Index # 511 31st
Median Household Income # 73 90th
Per Capita Income # 199 73rd

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