Frederick County Real Estate Market Data
Frederick County is a county located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Maryland, bordering the southern border of Pennsylvania and the northeastern border of Virginia. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 233,385. It is a part of the Washington Metropolitan Area, yet is also sometimes recognized as part of Western Maryland. Frederick County is the 43rd most affluent county in the US.
Fort Detrick is the largest employer in Frederick County. The largest employers aside from the government are the Frederick Memorial Healthcare System, Bechtel, SAIC, and Wells Fargo. Western and northern portions of Frederick County has a strong agricultural component of its economy, and it is the largest producer of milk in Maryland. - information provided by wikipedia.org