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Germanton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Germanton Census Designated Place had a population of 833 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Germanton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Germanton: Germantown.

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Germanton, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 833
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 427
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 504
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 832
Population in Familes 698
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 475
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $49,071
Average Household Income $60,615
Per Capita Income $25,736


Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $142,347
Average Home Value $156,250


Total Households 362
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 253
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.1% 0.14%
Households 0.11% 0.17%
Families -0.27% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

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, 2017 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 # 465 37th
Diversity Index # 505 32nd
Median Household Income # 231 69th
Per Capita Income # 248 67th

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