Frederick is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 72,244 people and 32 constituent neighborhoods, Frederick is the eighth largest community in Maryland.
Frederick is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Frederick is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Frederick who work in office and administrative support (10.92%), management occupations (10.43%), and sales jobs (9.79%).
Also of interest is that Frederick has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Frederick is also a city of artists. Frederick has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Frederick’s character.
One thing that you will notice about Frederick is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Frederick a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Frederick is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Frederick, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The citizens of Frederick are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.18% of adults in Frederick have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Frederick in 2018 was $36,986, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,944 for a family of four. However, Frederick contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Frederick is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Frederick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Frederick residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Frederick also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.85% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Frederick include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
In addition, Frederick has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.36%).
The most common language spoken in Frederick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.