Germantown, Maryland 

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+7.8% since 2020

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8.5 / 5.5

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National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Germantown, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 20874 20876 20841
Cost of Living: 15.5% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

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Germantown, Md Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Uniquely attractive core
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Growth and sprawl
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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.


The unemployment rate in Germantown is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Germantown jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Germantown's cost of living is 15.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Germantown's Cost of Living

September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Germantown, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Montgomery county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 78.6% to 19.0%. More Voting Stats

Germantown's population is 93,079 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.8%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 36.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Germantown is Real Estate: $364,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.4%.

Germantown public schools spend $16,548 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Germantown. More Education

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Housing Market in Germantown

It's a good time to buy in Germantown. Home Appreciation is up 11.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Germantown is $364,500.
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Reviews for Germantown   8 Reviews
When I first moved to Germantown - 10/2/2013
When I first moved to Germantown, this city was up and coming. It still felt like the country and the air was breathable and not as much traffic. That was in 2010. In 3... Read More

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Pet Ownership - 5/24/2013
Montgomery County is not a dog friendly place if you own pets. The dog regulations do not favor the dog or dog owner and one should consider Frederick, Howard or Carroll... Read More

Monthly Costs - 7/17/2012
Everything costs more here because of the proximity to Washington D.C. I came from Long Island, NY where it was also expensive. Since I've been here costs go up, but... Read More

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