Germantown, Kentucky facts for kids
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Location of Germantown in Bracken County, Kentucky.
|Named for||German immigrants|
|• Total||0.12 sq mi (0.32 km2)|
|• Land||0.12 sq mi (0.32 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||968 ft (295 m)|
|• Density||1,196.72/sq mi (460.41/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0492795|
The Bracken County portion of Germantown is part of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky metropolitan area, while the Mason County portion is part of the Maysville micropolitan area.
Germantown was platted in 1794. The city was incorporated by the Virginia state legislature in 1795. A post office called Germantown has been in operation since 1817.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Germantown has a total area of 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2000, there were 190 people, 81 households, and 55 families residing in the city. The population density was 703.5 people per square mile (271.7/km2). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 314.7 per square mile (121.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.42% White and 1.58% African American.
There were 81 households, out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.77.
In the city, the population was spread out, with 22.6% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $20,833 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,973. About 9.7% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.4% of those 65 or over.
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