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The City of Frederick is home to more than 62,000 residents, nearly a third of Frederick County’s 2011 population of 232,104. Frederick’s diversity is growing, with non-Caucasian races and ethnicities representing 28% of the population.

Frederick’s local workforce of 120,000 is further enhanced by commuters from neighboring Maryland counties as well as Loudon County, Virginia, Southern Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

The city’s workforce is well-educated, with 34% holding a bachelor's degree or higher. This highly desirable workforce offers tremendous opportunities for businesses to find the right mix of skills for a variety of needs.

Take a look at the city’s demographic data below, and gain an insight into why the people of Frederick make this a Great American Business Destination.