Frederick, sits close enough to Washington, D.C., to be a bedroom community, but more than 60 percent of its workforce have chosen to live and work in the city itself. The city appeals to residents who look for more than just a commuter lifestyle amid the D.C. corridor. A successful blend of history and innovation, Frederick encourages creative, entrepreneurial-minded residents to make things happen. That's why Frederick was named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live.
There’s a great deal of appeal to Frederick, from outstanding schools and real estate to a job market rich in biotech and technology; a revitalized historic downtown that blends business with retail, restaurants and living opportunities; and a thriving creative and arts community. Beyond the city is an extended Frederick County experience, easily accessible, that offers up a variety of additional cultural appeal.