Frostburg, Maryland Population 2020

8,470
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Frostburg is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 8,470, it is the 26th largest city in Maryland and the 3464th largest city in the United States. Frostburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -5.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,002 in 2010. Frostburg reached it's highest population of 9,009 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Frostburg has a population density of 2,534 people per square mile.

The average household income in Frostburg is $52,034 with a poverty rate of 26.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $751 per month, and the median house value is $156,600. The median age in Frostburg is 23.4 years, 23 years for males, and 23.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males.

Frostburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Frostburg was:

  • White: 80.19%
  • Black or African American: 13.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.21%
  • Asian: 2.49%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Frostburg, Maryland is 8,470, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,564.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,002.

Frostburg, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,91780.19%
Black or African American1,16413.49%
Two or More Races2773.21%
Asian2152.49%
Some Other Race300.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.27%
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Frostburg Population Pyramid 2020

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Frostburg Median Age

23.4


Total

23


Male

23.8


Female

Frostburg Adults

There are 7,367 adults, (1,279 of whom are seniors) in Frostburg.

Frostburg Age Dependency

41.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Frostburg Sex Ratio

Female

4,594

53.26%

Male

4,032

46.74%

Frostburg Households and Families

Frostburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Frostburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All45.6%54.4%
Female38.8%61.2%
Male35.8%64.2%
Non Family25.9%74.1%

45.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9612.1945.6
Non Family1,6001.4625.9
Married8833.185.3
Female3973.0438.8
Male812.6835.8

2.86

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Frostburg Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade451.14%
9th to 12th Grade2366.00%
High School Graduate1,39035.34%
Some College79520.21%
Associates Degree3428.70%
Bachelors Degree41710.60%
Graduate Degree70818.00%
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Frostburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6573,3841,045
Hispanic11811026
Asian767632
Multiple Races616115
Black332513
Other Race888
Native American331

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,496$41,550$34,083
Less Than High School$37,788$32,054$
High School Grad$29,136$43,148$26,250
Some College$40,276$41,117$36,648
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$55,759$97,300$49,856

$39,496

Average Earnings

$41,550

Average Male

$34,083

Average Female

Frostburg Language

Frostburg Language by Age

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Frostburg Language

93.31% of Frostburg residents speak only English, while 6.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Frostburg Poverty

Frostburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8121,46925.28%
Asian19712362.44%
Black1327859.09%
Multiple2002412.00%
Hispanic1302015.38%
Other1616100.00%
Native151493.33%

26.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.15%

Male Poverty Rate

27.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Frostburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Frostburg is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Frostburg is Multiple, with 12.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.40%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.78%
High School15.28%
Some College12.86%
Bachelors or Greater10.04%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed76.92%
Female Unemployed37.61%
Male Employed20.55%
Female Employed19.99%

Frostburg Income

Frostburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,247$52,034
Families$63,983$75,074
Married Families$92,104-
Non Families$18,794$30,125
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Frostburg Marital Status

Frostburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.1%

Male Marriage Rate

24.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Frostburg Married by Age and Sex

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Frostburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Frostburg Marital Status by Race

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Frostburg Veterans

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417

Number of Veterans

325

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam126
Second Gulf War100
First Gulf War67
World War II26
Korea11
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54122
65 to 7499
75+72
55 to 6472
18 to 3452
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3906.66%
Black181.63%
Hispanic114.74%
2 or More95.36%

Frostburg Veterans by Education

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11.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Frostburg Employment Status

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49.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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72.75%

Born in Maryland

96.43%

Native Born

3.57%

Foreign Born

2.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.43% of Frostburg residents were born in the United States, with 72.75% having been born in Maryland. 2.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,470-47-0.55%
20198,517-47-0.55%
20188,564-52-0.60%
20178,616-47-0.54%
20168,66350.06%
20158,658-48-0.55%
20148,706-57-0.65%
20138,763160.18%
20128,747-143-1.61%
20118,890-119-1.32%
20109,0091,1361.36%
20007,873-202-0.25%
19908,0753600.46%
19807,7153880.52%
19707,3276050.87%
19606,722-154-0.23%
19506,876-783-1.07%
19407,6592,0713.20%
19305,588-429-0.74%
19206,017-11-0.02%
19106,0287541.35%
19005,2741,4703.32%
18903,8040.00%