Frederick County, Maryland Population 2019

Frederick County, Maryland's estimated population is 250,959 with a growth rate of 1.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Frederick County, Maryland is the 7th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018255,6484,6891.87%
2017250,9593,7351.51%
2016247,2242,1100.86%
2015245,1141,6970.70%
2014243,4172,2740.94%
2013241,1431,5000.63%
2012239,6432,3801.00%
2011237,2633,0591.31%
2010234,20483,99655.92%
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%

How Many People Live in Frederick County, Maryland?

250,959

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White199,95581.25%
Black or African American22,1038.98%
Asian11,1864.55%
Two or More Races8,1523.31%
Some Other Race3,9171.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native6180.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1740.07%

Frederick County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2019

Frederick County, Maryland Median Age

39.3


Total

38.2


Male

40.4


Female

Frederick County, Maryland Adults

There are 187,788 adults, (32,870 of whom are seniors) in Frederick County, Maryland.

Frederick County, Maryland Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Frederick County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

124,800

50.71%

Male

121,305

49.29%

Frederick County, Maryland Households and Families

Frederick County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Frederick County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All74.8%25.2%
Male66.8%33.2%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Female56.2%43.8%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All90,0222.6874.8
Married51,7313.2286.4
Non Family24,9491.2958.7
Female9,0133.1556.2
Male4,3293.2566.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Frederick County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,7132.84%
9th to 12th Grade7,6234.59%
High School Graduate40,82524.56%
Some College32,53419.57%
Associates Degree13,2847.99%
Bachelors Degree39,14623.55%
Graduate Degree28,09616.90%

Frederick County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White131,032123,38954,816
Black13,62112,5404,144
Hispanic11,7209,0293,089
Asian7,3466,6464,206
Multiple Races2,8932,5651,223
Other Race2,2411,722508
Native American417386150
Islander12311147

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,588$61,153$42,788
Less Than High School$27,641$33,356$20,888
High School Grad$36,286$41,858$30,288
Some College$45,047$56,928$35,246
Bachelors Degree$64,061$81,530$51,985
Graduate Degree$83,568$103,560$66,572

$51,588

Average Earnings

$61,153

Average Male

$42,788

Average Female

Frederick County, Maryland Language

Frederick County, Maryland Language by Age

Frederick County, Maryland Language

86.89% of Frederick County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 13.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.42% of the population.

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White180,6609,4955.26%
Black21,5153,25215.12%
Hispanic21,2093,18915.04%
Multiple7,91186010.87%
Asian11,0246956.30%
Other3,8443268.48%
Native6029615.95%

7.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.52%

Male Poverty Rate

7.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Frederick County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Frederick County, Maryland is Native, with 15.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Frederick County, Maryland is White, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.52%
High School8.11%
Some College6.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.88%
Male Unemployed14.61%
Female Employed3.90%
Male Employed3.01%

Frederick County, Maryland Income

Frederick County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$88,502$106,439
Families$103,616$120,678
Married Families$114,803$133,056
Non Families$50,340$63,839

Frederick County, Maryland Marital Status

Frederick County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Frederick County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans

16,077

Number of Veterans

14,134

Male Veterans

1,943

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,964
First Gulf War4,119
Second Gulf War3,564
Korea1,114
World War II549
Age Group Veterans
35 to 545,435
65 to 743,789
75+2,915
55 to 642,640
18 to 341,298

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,4498.63%
Black1,79411.18%
Hispanic9807.04%
Other28510.83%
2 or More2807.80%
Asian1662.01%
Indian8617.23%
Hawaiian1713.82%

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by Education

4.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Frederick County, Maryland Employment Status

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Frederick County, Maryland Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

50.13%

Born in Maryland

89.82%

Native Born

10.18%

Foreign Born

4.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.82% of Frederick County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 50.13% having been born in Maryland. 4.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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