Frederick is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 78,171 people and 33 constituent neighborhoods, Frederick is the sixth largest community in Maryland.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Frederick is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Frederick is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Frederick who work in management occupations (10.84%), office and administrative support (10.04%), and sales jobs (8.59%).
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.
Another interesting thing about Frederick, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The education level of Frederick ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Frederick, 40.59% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Frederick in 2018 was $39,218, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,872 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 16.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Frederick include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
Frederick also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.22%.
The most common language spoken in Frederick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.