Best Places to Live

Frederick, MD

Population: 67,421
LIV
SCORE
637
Vladimir Ivanov

Frederick is within proximity to Washington, D.C., which has helped Frederick grow its economy and population in recent years. Fort Detrick U.S. Army Medical Command installation has 10,000 people on base and is the city's largest employer, and Frederick ranks No. 1 in Maryland for high school student performance and career readiness.

Frederick, MD Ranking Data

Civic
61
Demographics
71
Economy
66
Education
70
Health
45
Housing
74
Infrastructure
58