Frederick County, Maryland Population 2018

Frederick County, Maryland's estimated population is 252,022 with a growth rate of 3.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Frederick County, Maryland is the 8th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017252,0228,5573.51%
2016243,465-4,416-1.78%
2016247,8812,3990.98%
2015245,4821,7060.70%
2014243,7762,4131.00%
2013241,3631,5930.66%
2012239,7702,4001.01%
2011237,3703,2001.37%
2010234,17083,96255.90%
1990150,20835,41630.85%
1980114,79229,86535.17%
197084,92712,99718.07%
196071,9309,64315.48%
195062,2874,9758.68%
194057,3122,8725.28%
193054,4401,8993.61%
192052,541-132-0.25%
191052,6737531.45%
190051,9202,4084.86%
189049,512-970-1.92%
188050,4822,9106.12%
187047,5729812.11%
186046,5915,60413.67%
185040,9874,58212.59%
184036,405-9,384-20.49%
183045,7895,33013.17%
182040,4596,02217.49%
181034,4372,9149.24%
180031,5237322.38%
179030,7910.00%

Frederick County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White197,960
Black or African American22,196
Asian10,701
Two or More Races7,629
Some Other Race4,187
American Indian and Alaska Native646
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander146

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Frederick County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Frederick County, Maryland Median Age

39.2


Total

38.2


Male

40.1


Female

Frederick County, Maryland Adults

There are 185,033 adults, (31,407 of which are seniors) in Frederick County, Maryland.

Frederick County, Maryland Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Frederick County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

123,393

50.68%

Male

120,072

49.32%

Frederick County, Maryland Households and Families

Frederick County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Frederick County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All74.1%25.9%
Male66.2%33.8%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Female55.7%44.3%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Frederick County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All88,9952.6874.1
Married50,6283.2486.1
Non Family24,7761.2957.9
Female9,2973.255.7
Male4,2943.1166.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Frederick County, Maryland Households

Frederick County, Maryland Education

Frederick County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,5072.76%
9th to 12th Grade7,6704.69%
High School Graduate41,25125.22%
Some College32,62719.95%
Associates Degree12,5147.65%
Bachelors Degree38,41323.49%
Graduate Degree26,58116.25%

Frederick County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White129,995122,27253,457
Black13,57612,4153,784
Hispanic11,0088,3992,851
Asian6,9286,3354,044
Multiple Races2,4832,2901,097
Other Race2,2671,692385
Native American418412181
Islander807352

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 65.00%.

Frederick County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,851$60,258$41,451
Less Than High School$27,362$33,146$20,379
High School Grad$35,706$41,120$29,262
Some College$44,546$55,879$34,227
Bachelors Degree$63,534$80,712$51,201
Graduate Degree$82,487$101,498$65,297

$50,851

Average Earnings

$60,258

Average Male

$41,451

Average Female

Frederick County, Maryland Language

Frederick County, Maryland Language by Age

Frederick County, Maryland Language

87.37% of Frederick County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 12.63% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.11% of the population.

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White180,3619,1355.06%
Black21,6283,32415.37%
Hispanic20,1543,31316.44%
Asian10,5388177.75%
Other4,15976218.32%
Multiple7,4136548.82%
Native6316510.30%
Islander1464832.88%

7.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.31%

Male Poverty Rate

7.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Frederick County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Frederick County, Maryland is Islander, with 32.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Frederick County, Maryland is White, with 5.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.28%.

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.26%
High School7.40%
Some College6.18%
Bachelors or Greater1.78%

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.90%
Male Unemployed12.99%
Female Employed3.91%
Male Employed2.80%

Frederick County, Maryland Income

Frederick County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$85,715$103,005
Families$100,640$116,052
Married Families$112,068$128,566
Non Families$49,779$63,720

Frederick County, Maryland Marital Status

Frederick County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Frederick County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Frederick County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Frederick County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by War

16,931

Number of Veterans

14,900

Male Veterans

2,031

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,218
First Gulf War4,469
Second Gulf War3,372
Korea1,270
World War II799

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 545,863
65 to 743,940
55 to 642,998
75+2,984
18 to 341,146

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White14,2889.27%
Black1,83511.57%
Hispanic9176.99%
2 or More2748.39%
Asian2353.02%
Other2017.85%
Indian9617.49%
Hawaiian21.56%

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by Education

3.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Frederick County, Maryland Employment Status

Frederick County, Maryland Employment by Age

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Frederick County, Maryland Employment by Race

Frederick County, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Frederick County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Frederick652907006047707.31%
Mount Airy 92769374981.06%
Thurmont617665283525.70%
Brunswick587061713015.13%
Walkersville580260542524.34%
Middletown427845152375.54%
Emmitsburg280730382318.23%
Myersville16261723975.97%
Woodsboro11411208675.87%
New Market668704365.39%
Rosemont294308144.76%
Burkittsville15115763.97%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990