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Germanton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Germanton Census Designated Place had a population of 834 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Germanton is located at latitude 36.2501 and longitude -80.2388 in Stokes County. The formal boundaries for the Germanton Census Designated Place (see map below) 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 Salem Chapel, 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, 2018)


Total Population 834
Population in Households 834
Population in Familes 703
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 475
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $50,215
Average Household Income $61,858
Per Capita Income $26,296


Total Housing Units 390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $144,750
Average Home Value $162,124


Total Households 363
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.1% 0.17%
Households 0.13% 0.22%
Families -0.19% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

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, 2018 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 # 468 37th
Population Density # 464 37th
Diversity Index # 507 31st
Median Household Income # 251 66th
Per Capita Income # 267 64th

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