Frederick is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 79,588 people and 33 constituent neighborhoods, Frederick is the sixth largest community in Maryland.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Frederick telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.11% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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.
Frederick is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.06% of adults in Frederick have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Frederick in 2018 was $41,649, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $166,596 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 17.52% 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: 18.13%.
The most common language spoken in Frederick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.