Prince Frederick is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,586 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Prince Frederick is the 178th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Prince Frederick are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Prince Frederick is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Prince Frederick is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Prince Frederick who work in office and administrative support (14.73%), sales jobs (11.68%), and teaching (7.59%).
Also of interest is that Prince Frederick has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about Prince Frederick is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In Prince Frederick, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.81 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Prince Frederick citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.53% of adults 25 and older in Prince Frederick have a college degree.
The per capita income in Prince Frederick in 2010 was $22,099, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,396 for a family of four. However, Prince Frederick contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Prince Frederick is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Prince Frederick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Prince Frederick residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Prince Frederick include German, Italian, Polish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Prince Frederick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Hungarian.