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Germantown is a township in Codington County, in the Watertown metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Germantown. For links to other places called Germantown, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Germantown is 45.088N. The longitude is -97.066W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,864 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 180.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Germantown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Codington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57263 ZIP code.
57% of Germantown residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Germantown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Germantown was $12,677, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Germantown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Germantown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,042.
Codington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Germantown political report.
The average commute time for Germantown workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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