Frederick County MD Information


Frederick County Subdivisions

Frederick County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 256,222
Population in Households 251,907
Population in Familes 213,002
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,315
Population Density1 388
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $91,505
Average Household Income $110,879
Per Capita Income $40,759


Total Housing Units 99,273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69,546 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,532 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,195 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $340,082
Average Home Value $377,213


Total Households 93,078
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 66,495
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.14% 1.18%
Households 1.14% 1.19%
Families 1.01% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.98%


Frederick County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frederick County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 71st
Population Density # 9 67th
Diversity Index # 11 58th
Median Household Income # 6 79th
Per Capita Income # 6 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.