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Germantown
  • Suburb of Memphis, TN

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Germantown is a suburb of Memphis with a population of 39,196. Germantown is in Shelby County and is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. Living in Germantown offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Germantown there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Germantown and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Germantown are highly rated.

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About Germantown...
Population
39,196

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$337,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,358
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    119.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    10.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    61.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,244.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    99.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

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