Frederick County VA Information


Frederick County Subdivisions

Frederick County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 85,025
Daytime Population: Workers 32,760
Daytime Population: Residents 41,966
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 74,726
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 83,988
Population in Familes 70,862
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,037
Population Density2 206
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $68,102
Average Household Income $83,678
Per Capita Income $31,062


Total Housing Units 33,926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,714 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,456 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,756 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $249,849
Average Home Value $291,302


Total Households 31,170
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 22,765
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.14% 1.22%
Households 1.07% 1.18%
Families 0.94% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.69%


Frederick County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frederick County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 83rd
Population Density # 52 62nd
Diversity Index # 83 38th
Median Household Income # 25 82nd
Per Capita Income # 33 76th

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