Germantown, MD Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 21,508 housing units in Germantown. This represents a 25.6% growth from 17,121 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 21,508 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Germantown is about 67.6%. Germantown's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.3%. Average household size is 2.65 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Germantown were built after 1986.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.60%
One Bedroom9.80%
Two Bedrooms31.40%
Three Bedrooms41.60%
Four Bedrooms13.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.76
Median year structure was built1986
Median Value of occupied units$140,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$116,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1985
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$889

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage11.30%
Home Equity Loan9.40%
Simple Mortgage75.10%
Debt Free3.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22%