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Germantown (zip 20874), Maryland 0 Reviews | Leave a Comment



Pros

-Uniquely attractive core
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area


It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


Highlights


  • Profile: National center
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 26
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Germantown
  • Zip Codes: Germantown (zip 20874)

Quick Facts About Germantown


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Germantown (zip 20874) is 4.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Germantown (zip 20874) jobs have Decreased by 0.47 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Germantown (zip 20874)'s cost of living is 18.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Germantown (zip 20874)'s population is 57,883 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.89 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 35 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Germantown (zip 20874) is $250,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 7.50 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Germantown (zip 20874) public schools spend $17,336 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Germantown (zip 20874).

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