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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 60
Demographics 68
Economy 65
Education 71
Health 41
Housing 59
Infrastructure 51

#24. Frederick, MD

Known for its “clustered spires” skyline of historic downtown churches, Frederick is considered the gateway to western Maryland and is within close proximity of Washington, D.C. Education options include Hood College and Mount St. Mary’s University, and the city’s top employer is the U.S. Army’s Fort Detrick installation with its 10,000 employees. Among the quality of life conveniences are Francis Scott Key Mall and Frederick Municipal Airport, and Frederick also has several microbreweries.

Here’s more about why Frederick is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

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