Right Place with the Right People
Over 271,000 residents call Frederick County home because of Frederick County’s superior quality of life. Since the 2010 Census, Frederick County’s population has been growing at a more rapid pace, with the the 7th largest population in the state and ranking first in the percentage of population increase from 2010-2020.
The County Seat is the City of Frederick and is home to 72,244 people. The City of Frederick is the second largest Maryland city and also has the highest population growth rate among the state’s municipalities (2017-2018).
Frederick County’s median household income in 2019 was $97,730 which was 15.2% greater than the state of Maryland’s average $84,805. Maryland had the highest median household income, out of all of the states in the U.S., according to the 2019 Census.
Brief Economic Facts for Frederick County can be downloaded here.
|Frederick County, MD|
|Total Population, 2020||271,717|
|Population percent 2010 to 2020||16.4%|
|Black or African-American Population||10.2%|
|Hispanic or Latino Population||10.2%|
|Foreign Born Population, 2013-2017||10.6%|
|Average Household Size||2.67|
|Median Household Income||$97,730|
|Per Capita Income||$43,582|
|Management, Business, Science and Arts Occupations||46.9%|
|Sales and Office Occupations||20.6%|
|Natural Resources, Construction and Maintenance Occupations||8.6%|
|Production, Transportation and Material Moving Occupations||7.9%|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining||1.01%|
|Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities||3.30%|
|Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing||6.40%|
|Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services||17.51%|
|Educational Services, and Health Care and Social Assistance||21.98%|
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, and Accommodation and Food Services||7.95%|