Best Places to Live

Frederick, MD

Population: 67,421
LIV
SCORE
605
Vladimir Ivanov

Its proximity to Washington, D.C. is a key factor why Frederick has grown both its economy and population in recent years. Fort Detrick U.S. Army Medical Command installation is the city's largest employer, and Frederick ranks No. 1 in Maryland for high school student performance and career readiness. The city's quality of life includes a number of beautiful historic neighborhoods.

Frederick, MD Ranking Data

Civic
60
Demographics
72
Economy
69
Education
69
Health
37
Housing
65
Infrastructure
51