Frederick, Maryland Population 2022

73,141
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Frederick is a city located in Frederick County Maryland. Frederick has a 2020 population of 73,141. It is also the county seat of Frederick County. Frederick is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 11.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 65,455 in 2010.

The average household income in Frederick is $93,042 with a poverty rate of 10.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,378 per month, and the median house value is $277,300. The median age in Frederick is 35.9 years, 34.2 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Frederick Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Frederickwas:

  • White: 64.94%
  • Black or African American: 18.55%
  • Two or more races: 7.79%
  • Asian: 5.56%
  • Other race: 2.90%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Frederick, Maryland is 73,141 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 73,141.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 65,455.

Frederick, Maryland Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,65764.94%
Black or African American13,32518.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native1650.23%
Asian3,9965.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.03%
Some Other Race2,0802.90%
Two or More Races5,6007.79%
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Frederick Population by Race

Frederick Population Pyramid 2022

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Frederick Median Age

36.4


Total

35.2


Male

37.3


Female

Frederick Adults

There are 56,271 adults, (9,693 of whom are seniors) in Frederick.

Frederick Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Frederick Sex Ratio

Female

37,010

51.52%

Male

34,833

48.48%

Frederick Population by Age

Frederick Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Frederick Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
Male58%42%
All57.2%42.8%
Non Family41.2%58.8%
Female40.5%59.5%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Frederick Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,7542.4357.2
Married12,2323.2577.3
Male1,2813.2858
Female4,0962.9340.5
Non Family11,1451.2541.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Frederick Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8605.80%
9th to 12th Grade2,5655.20%
High School Graduate10,64221.59%
Some College8,88418.02%
Associates Degree4,3388.80%
Bachelors Degree11,01022.33%
Graduate Degree9,00118.26%
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Frederick Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Frederick Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander202020
White29,60628,39214,438
Asian2,7892,2771,267
Native American14614651
Black8,8877,9372,561
2+ Races2,6101,950678
Other Race1,119801237
Hispanic6,7574,0831,290

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Frederick Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,073$59,559$42,229
Less Than 9th Grade$28,750$37,509$15,337
High School Graduate$37,811$48,188$32,059
Some College$43,633$54,367$32,688
Bachelors Degree$61,995$71,676$55,038
Graduate Degree$79,135$98,007$62,232

$51,073

Average Earnings

$59,559

Average Male

$42,229

Average Female

Frederick Earnings by Educational Attainment

Frederick Language by Age

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Frederick Language

74.93% of Frederick residents speak only English, while 25.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.43% of the population.

Frederick Language

Frederick Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,7352,06717.61%
Black13,0442,00815.39%
Native165159.09%
White38,4072,9617.71%
Asian3,915511.30%
Other545NaN%
Multiple5,4503616.62%

10.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.56%

Male Poverty Rate

11.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Frederick

The race most likely to be in poverty in Frederick is Hispanic, with 17.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Frederick is Multiple, with 6.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.61%.

Frederick Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.90%
High School12.83%
Some College8.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%

Frederick Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.07%
Male Unemployed23.88%
Female Employed6.94%
Female Unemployed8.84%

Frederick Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Frederick Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,400$96,343
Families$96,314$110,887
Married Families$114,169-
Non Families$56,295$67,320
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Income by Household Type

Frederick Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Frederick Married by Age and Sex

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Frederick Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Frederick Marital Status by Race

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Frederick Marital Status

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4,306

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,560
First Gulf War1,477
Vietnam950
Korea228
World War II55

Frederick Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34516
35 to 541,380
55 to 64875
65 to 74709
75+826

Frederick Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8587.55%
Black1,07810.91%
Native American3926.71%
Asian1063.34%
Other Race14410.59%
2+ Races812.36%
Hispanic5306.30%

Frederick Veterans by Race

Frederick Veterans by Education

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4.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Frederick Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Frederick Employment by Age

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Frederick Employment by Race

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Frederick Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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41.63%

Born in Frederick

80.78%

Native Born

19.22%

Foreign Born

9.77%

Non Citizen

9.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.78% of Frederick residents were born in the United States, with 41.63% having been born in Maryland. 9.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Frederick Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18203,6400.00%
18304,4277871.98%
18405,1827551.59%
18506,0288461.52%
18608,1432,1153.05%
18708,5263830.46%
18808,6591330.15%
18908,193-466-0.55%
19009,2961,1031.27%
191010,4111,1151.14%
192011,0666550.61%
193014,4343,3682.69%
194015,8021,3680.91%
195018,1422,3401.39%
196021,7443,6021.83%
197023,6411,8970.84%
198028,0864,4451.74%
199040,14812,0623.64%
200052,76712,6192.77%
201065,45512,6882.18%
201165,9544990.76%
201266,4024480.68%
201366,8274250.64%
201468,2751,4482.17%
201569,3721,0971.61%
201669,8815090.73%
201770,9471,0661.53%
201871,9459981.41%
201972,2442990.42%
202072,5432990.41%
202172,8422990.41%
202273,1412990.41%

Frederick Population by Year