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 noticeable about Frederick, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Frederick is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Frederick a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Frederick use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Frederick‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
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.
Frederick also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.36%.
The most common language spoken in Frederick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.