Frederick County, Maryland Population 2022

Frederick County, Maryland's estimated population is 273,359 with a growth rate of 1.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Frederick County, Maryland is the 8th largest county in Maryland. The 2010 Population was 234,218 and has seen a growth of 16.71% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179030,7910.00%
180031,5237322.38%
181034,4372,9149.24%
182040,4596,02217.49%
183045,7895,33013.17%
184036,405-9,384-20.49%
185040,9874,58212.59%
186046,5915,60413.67%
187047,5729812.11%
188050,4822,9106.12%
189049,512-970-1.92%
190051,9202,4084.86%
191052,6737531.45%
192052,541-132-0.25%
193054,4401,8993.61%
194057,3122,8725.28%
195062,2874,9758.68%
196071,9309,64315.48%
197084,92712,99718.07%
1980114,79229,86535.17%
1990150,20835,41630.85%
2010234,21884,01055.93%
2011237,2843,0661.31%
2012239,6452,3611.00%
2013241,1291,4840.62%
2014243,3812,2520.93%
2015245,0011,6200.67%
2016246,9991,9980.82%
2017250,6223,6231.47%
2018254,9434,3211.72%
2019259,5474,6041.81%
2020264,1514,6041.77%
2021268,7554,6041.74%
2022273,3594,6041.71%
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Frederick County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White200,48478.33%
Black or African American25,2539.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native5680.22%
Asian11,3644.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1600.06%
Some Other Race4,2371.66%
Two or More Races13,8895.43%
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Frederick County, Maryland Population by Race

Frederick County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2022

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Frederick County, Maryland Median Age

39


Total

38.1


Male

39.9


Female

Frederick County, Maryland Adults

There are 196,534 adults, (37,144 of whom are seniors) in Frederick County, Maryland.

Frederick County, Maryland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Frederick County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

129,935

50.76%

Male

126,020

49.24%

Frederick County, Maryland Population by Age

Frederick County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Frederick County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All75.9%24.1%
Male67.4%32.6%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Female54.6%45.4%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Frederick County, Maryland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All94,2992.6675.9
Married53,6833.2388.5
Male4,5073.367.4
Female9,9163.0254.6
Non Family26,1931.2559.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Frederick County, Maryland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,6753.25%
9th to 12th Grade7,3134.19%
High School Graduate41,54523.79%
Some College32,49018.60%
Associates Degree14,8308.49%
Bachelors Degree40,54123.21%
Graduate Degree32,25718.47%
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Frederick County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Frederick County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian8,0067,1984,643
White133,480126,87358,321
2+ Races5,4754,6691,900
Black15,96614,5335,152
Native American457333128
Hispanic14,14110,2413,399
Other Race2,3981,710544
Islander13713720

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.99%.

Frederick County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,767$69,346$46,433
Less Than 9th Grade$33,647$42,152$17,248
High School Graduate$41,035$49,861$32,418
Some College$50,637$62,385$37,632
Bachelors Degree$71,741$89,898$57,089
Graduate Degree$88,701$110,038$73,394

$57,767

Average Earnings

$69,346

Average Male

$46,433

Average Female

Frederick County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Frederick County, Maryland Language by Age

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Frederick County, Maryland Language

85.59% of Frederick County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 14.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.03% of the population.

Frederick County, Maryland Language

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black24,4733,59014.67%
Hispanic25,0193,15112.59%
Multiple13,5891,0147.46%
Native552407.25%
White181,9149,4625.20%
Asian11,2181281.14%
Other866NaN%

6.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.65%

Male Poverty Rate

7.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Frederick County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Frederick County, Maryland is Black, with 14.67% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.81%.

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.78%
High School9.20%
Some College6.03%
Bachelors or Greater1.80%

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.76%
Male Unemployed14.40%
Female Employed4.30%
Female Unemployed18.97%

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Frederick County, Maryland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,685$119,067
Families$115,536$134,277
Married Families$130,732$149,421
Non Families$57,724$72,175
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Income by Household Type

Frederick County, Maryland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Frederick County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Frederick County, Maryland Marital Status

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15,973

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,283
First Gulf War4,861
Vietnam4,402
Korea1,055
World War II272

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,368
35 to 545,124
55 to 642,907
65 to 743,329
75+3,245

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,1548.34%
Black1,7549.52%
Native American9419.07%
Asian2663.02%
Islander3928.47%
Other Race2017.00%
2+ Races4656.52%
Hispanic8875.32%

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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3.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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70%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Frederick County, Maryland Employment by Age

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Frederick County, Maryland Employment by Race

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Frederick County, Maryland 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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49.75%

Born in Frederick County, Maryland

88.98%

Native Born

11.02%

Foreign Born

4.75%

Non Citizen

6.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.98% of Frederick County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 49.75% having been born in Maryland. 4.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Frederick County, Maryland Place of Birth

  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

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