Germantown is a census-designated place located in New York, United States.
The noise levels in Germantown are especially low, as the streets are generally very peaceful. Green spaces aren't well-spread out, making it very difficult to get to them from most locations within this census-designated place.
The predominant housing types in Germantown are single detached homes and row houses. This census-designated place is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 70% of the units in the census-designated place are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. Most of the housing growth in this census-designated place happened pre-1960.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Germantown and consequently they can be a rather long walk away. With regards to food, in all but a very small number of cases, a car is needed do groceries.
Germantown is very car friendly. It is very convenient to find a parking spot. In contrast, it is very difficult for pedestrians to get around in Germantown since almost no daily errands can be run without having to use a car.