Frederick, MD Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 22,052 housing units in Frederick. This represents a 32.8% growth from 16,611 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 22,026 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 26 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Frederick is about 55.9%. Frederick's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.7%. Average household size is 2.43 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Frederick were built after 1979.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom15.20%
Two Bedrooms27.20%
Three Bedrooms38.60%
Four Bedrooms15%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.6
Median year structure was built1984
Median Value of occupied units$138,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$145,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.21
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$691

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage9.10%
Home Equity Loan8.30%
Simple Mortgage64.70%
Debt Free17.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.8%