Frederick County, Maryland Population 2020

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

Frederick County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White201,55381.12%
Black or African American23,3379.39%
Asian10,9294.40%
Two or More Races8,2493.32%
Some Other Race3,6111.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native6060.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1870.08%

Frederick County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2020

Frederick County, Maryland Median Age

39.2


Total

38.2


Male

40.3


Female

Frederick County, Maryland Adults

There are 190,118 adults, (34,178 of whom are seniors) in Frederick County, Maryland.

Frederick County, Maryland Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Frederick County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

125,948

50.69%

Male

122,524

49.31%

Frederick County, Maryland Households and Families

Frederick County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Frederick County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All74.8%25.2%
Male66.4%33.6%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female57.6%42.4%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All91,4052.6774.8
Married51,8623.2386.8
Non Family26,1181.2958.5
Female9,1373.1157.6
Male4,2883.3466.4

3.13

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Frederick County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,2463.11%
9th to 12th Grade7,6384.53%
High School Graduate40,86624.26%
Some College32,30919.18%
Associates Degree13,9448.28%
Bachelors Degree38,89523.09%
Graduate Degree29,53717.54%

Frederick County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White131,729124,36155,771
Black14,49113,2334,292
Hispanic12,4009,1153,061
Asian7,3656,5824,187
Multiple Races3,0192,7231,393
Other Race2,0331,613454
Native American358303135
Islander12110844

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,894$63,577$45,128
Less Than High School$28,516$34,092$17,224
High School Grad$38,593$44,676$31,818
Some College$47,384$57,795$36,670
Bachelors Degree$67,674$85,311$53,720
Graduate Degree$88,199$107,740$69,696

$53,894

Average Earnings

$63,577

Average Male

$45,128

Average Female

Frederick County, Maryland Language

Frederick County, Maryland Language by Age

Frederick County, Maryland Language

86.28% of Frederick County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 13.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.84% of the population.

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty

Frederick County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White181,0079,3705.18%
Hispanic22,4693,75016.69%
Black22,6663,13913.85%
Multiple8,0146007.49%
Asian10,7655915.49%
Other3,53847013.28%
Native5827412.71%

7.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.45%

Male Poverty Rate

7.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Frederick County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Frederick County, Maryland is Hispanic, with 16.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Frederick County, Maryland is White, with 5.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.56%
High School8.77%
Some College5.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%

Frederick County, Maryland Income

Frederick County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$91,999$111,026
Families$108,386$126,626
Married Families$120,336-
Non Families$52,167$66,184

Frederick County, Maryland Marital Status

Frederick County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

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

16,173

Number of Veterans

14,350

Male Veterans

1,823

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,955
First Gulf War4,359
Second Gulf War3,893
Korea1,047
World War II484
Name Veterans % of Total
White13,5948.64%
Black1,71310.12%
Hispanic9916.74%
2 or More3579.29%
Other25310.39%
Asian1702.07%
Indian7015.18%
Hawaiian1613.22%

$Frederick County, Maryland Veterans by Education

3.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Frederick County, Maryland Employment Status

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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

49.96%

Born in Maryland

89.37%

Native Born

10.63%

Foreign Born

5.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.37% of Frederick County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 49.96% having been born in Maryland. 5.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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