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Frederick County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2016: 84,421 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 59,209 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,962
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,711
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,754
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,191 (it was 4,343 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 415 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 204 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Frederick County: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.2%), Educational, health and social services (12.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Frederick County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Asian alone (1.5%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years
Males: 41,801  (49.5%)
Females: 42,620  (50.5%)
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Frederick County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Frederick County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $69,827 ($46,941 in 1999)

This county:

$69,827
Virginia:

$68,114

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $971 (lower quartile is $820, upper quartile is $1,285)
This county:

$971
State:

$981


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $243,600 (it was $114,300 in 2000)
Frederick:

$243,600
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $172,500 - $332,200

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $287,568
Here:

$287,568
State:

$352,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $178,929
Here:

$178,929
State:

$343,400

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,248
Here:

$187,248
State:

$225,729

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $139,915
Here:

$139,915
State:

$312,703

Mobile homes: $29,469
Here:

$29,469
State:

$68,737
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,481
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $428

Institutionalized population: 727

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 21
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 202
  • Thefts: 837
  • Auto thefts: 108

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 24
  • Robberies: 15
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 208
  • Thefts: 822
  • Auto thefts: 103
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 500 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2001: 631 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2002: 866 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2003: 828 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2004: 1005 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2005: 1271 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2006: 967 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2007: 485 buildings, average cost: $202,300
  • 2008: 322 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2009: 268 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2010: 247 buildings, average cost: $183,500
  • 2011: 229 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2012: 266 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2013: 357 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2014: 436 buildings, average cost: $209,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,288 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,195 (0.6%)

Frederick County household income distribution in 2009 Frederick County home values distribution Frederick County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.5%
Frederick County:

4.5%
Virginia:

11.0%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.2% for Black residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.9% for American Indian residents, 12.0% for other race residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.9 years old
(Males: 39.3 years old, Females: 42.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 41.3 years old, American Indian residents: 36.5 years old, Asian residents: 42.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.2 years old, Other race residents: 41.3 years old)

Area name: Winchester, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Frederick County is $490 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $893 a month.

Cities in this county include: Winchester, Lake Holiday, Shawneeland, Stephens City, Middletown.

Frederick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2012 air pollution in Frederick County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Anne Arundel County, Maryland , Hampshire County, West Virginia , Morgan County, Ohio , Platte County, Missouri , Winchester city .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,918
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,233 (49.5% naturalized citizens)

Frederick County:

6.2%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 422
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,909
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,290
  • 1980 to 1989: 336
  • 1970 to 1979: 147
  • Before 1970: 293
Note: State values scaled to Frederick County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.0%

Frederick County marital status for males Frederick County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,314
  • One, attached: 3,597
  • Two: 189
  • 3 or 4: 157
  • 5 to 9: 272
  • 10 to 19: 357
  • 50 or more: 892
  • Mobile homes: 1,607

Housing units in Frederick County with a mortgage: 16,803 (741 second mortgage, 2,245 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,136

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Frederick County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,30744
Mainline Protestant9,50251
Other4,1705
None52,326-
Frederick County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Frederick County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Frederick County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Frederick County:

9.0%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Frederick County:

27.7%
State:

26.7%

Agriculture in Frederick County:

Average size of farms: 156 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $30,059
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $388.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.12%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.01%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,401
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,203
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.85
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.45%
Corn for grain: 2116 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 520 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 448 harvested acres
Vegetables: 99 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 7,902 acres

Earthquake activity:

Frederick County-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.3 miles away from Frederick County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 141.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 315.0 miles away from Frederick County center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm And Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4262: March 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 4262, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 01, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4072: July 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 4072, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1905: April 27, 2010, FEMA Id: 1905, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 01, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1491: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1318: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 05, 1996 to September 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1135: September 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1135, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1098: January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: 1098, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Virginia Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1086: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Frederick County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (25%)
  • El Salvador (14%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • West Indies (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Peru (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Frederick County (%):

  • American (26%)
  • German (13%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Frederick County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 24,886 (77.5%)
  • Carpooled: 4,403 (13.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 199 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 521 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 2,110 (6.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Frederick County, Virginia in 2000:

  • 287 people in nursing homes
  • 276 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 108 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 100 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Frederick County, Virginia in 2010:

  • 519 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 84 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 78 people in college/university student housing
  • 66 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 43 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,615.

8.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Virginia average:

9.34%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.04%
Virginia average:

0.21%

5.07% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($28,095 average AGI)
3.04% relocated from other states ($17,249 average AGI)
Frederick County:

3.04%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winchester city, VA  2.03% ($36,432 average AGI)
from Loudoun County, VA  0.49% ($62,721)
from Warren County, VA  0.45% ($39,619)
from Berkeley County, WV  0.42% ($42,452)
from Shenandoah County, VA  0.40% ($40,306)
from Clarke County, VA  0.37% ($36,036)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.29% ($78,000)


7.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
Virginia average:

9.20%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.05%
Virginia average:

0.20%

4.63% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($24,172 average AGI)
2.95% relocated to other states ($17,277 average AGI)
Frederick County:

2.95%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winchester city, VA  2.02% ($35,852 average AGI)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.47% ($35,064)
to Shenandoah County, VA  0.46% ($37,580)
to Loudoun County, VA  0.40% ($59,000)
to Warren County, VA  0.30% ($35,500)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.27% ($58,620)
to Clarke County, VA  0.24% ($36,577)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Frederick County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Frederick County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Frederick County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Frederick County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Frederick County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,761 (8,435 aged, 1,326 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,954 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Frederick County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (685)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (447)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (385)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (361)
  • Unspecified dementia (278)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (190)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (182)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (166)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (153)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (151)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,331
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 835
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 1

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 42

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 128.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.2
  • Other - 50.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 84,421
  • In family households: 72,199 (13,041 male householders, 10,042 female householders)
    17,583 spouses, 25,300 children (23,586 natural, 384 adopted, 1,330 stepchildren), 2,409 grandchildren, 41 brothers or sisters, 935 parents, 1,232 other relatives, 1,616 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,483 (3,963 male householders (2,699 living alone)), 3,714 female householders (3,208 living alone)), 2,806 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,739

Size of family households: 10,724 2-persons, 6,014 3-persons, 4,276 4-persons, 1,272 5-persons, 596 6-persons, 201 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,907 1-person, 1,223 2-persons, 278 3-persons, 230 4-persons, 39 5-persons.

12,733 married couples with children.
3,668 single-parent households (1,605 men, 2,063 women).

90.2% of residents of Frederick speak English at home.
7.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $189,417,000 ($2,844 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,688,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $133,344,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,753,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,038,000
Federal grants: $20,367,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,169,000 ($515,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,746,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $965,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $52,671,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,780,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,301
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,230
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +245
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,690
Here:

+111 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Frederick County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.21 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 396
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,107
  • 2000 to 2009: 9,176
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,051
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,895
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,898
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,526
  • 1950 to 1959: 947
  • 1940 to 1949: 417
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,972
Note: State values scaled to Frederick population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Frederick County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Frederick County population
  • 1 room: 133
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 1,069
  • 5 rooms: 4,424
  • 6 rooms: 4,104
  • 7 rooms: 4,266
  • 8 rooms: 5,089
  • 9+ rooms: 5,854
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 47
  • 3 rooms: 397
  • 4 rooms: 1,874
  • 5 rooms: 1,550
  • 6 rooms: 956
  • 7 rooms: 268
  • 8 rooms: 349
  • 9+ rooms: 380
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Frederick County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Frederick County population
  • no bedroom: 133
  • 1 bedroom: 61
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,510
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,807
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,083
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,345
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 366
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,783
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,203
  • 4 bedrooms: 361
  • 5+ bedrooms: 108
Cars and other vehicles available in Frederick County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Frederick County population
  • no vehicle: 183
  • 1 vehicle: 4,797
  • 2 vehicles: 9,427
  • 3 vehicles: 7,703
  • 4 vehicles: 1,917
  • 5+ vehicles: 912
  • no vehicle: 808
  • 1 vehicle: 2,230
  • 2 vehicles: 2,345
  • 3 vehicles: 352
  • 4 vehicles: 86
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Frederick County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Virginia.

Frederick County:

88.8%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 47,795
  • Other state: 30,085
  • Northeast: 9,261
  • Midwest: 4,595
  • South: 14,802
  • West: 1,427

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Frederick County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.3%)
  • Utility gas (25.8%)
  • Wood (8.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.3%)
  • Other fuel (2.0%)
  • Electricity (66.1%)
  • Utility gas (17.7%)
  • Wood (9.3%)
  • Other fuel (4.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 815
Here:

9.8%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 226
Here:

5.2%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 816
Here:

32.2%
Virginia:

19.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Frederick County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $190,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $109,971,000
    Police Protection: $8,206,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,965,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,908,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,815,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,666,000
    General - Other: $3,353,000
    Financial Administration: $3,156,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,898,000
    Health - Other: $2,812,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,670,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,513,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,297,000
    General Public Buildings: $755,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $548,000
    Regular Highways: $471,000
    Correctional Institutions: $380,000
    Corrections - Other: $186,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,589,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,607,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,849,000
    Libraries: $922,000
    Other Higher Education: $473,000
    Health - Other: $198,000
    Air Transportation: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $3,666,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,582,000

Frederick County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,753,000
    All Other: $3,347,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,727,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,316,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $386,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $334,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $132,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $4,308,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,086,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,711,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $211,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $50,600,000
    All Other: $13,590,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,712,000
    Public Welfare: $2,424,000
    Health and Hospitals: $966,000
  • Tax - Property: $61,583,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,699,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $4,878,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,467,000
    Other License: $3,422,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,971,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,830,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,946,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $68,000

Frederick County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,413,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,631,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,400,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,618,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,550,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,225,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $325,000

Frederick County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,116,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,529,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $784,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 719
  • Number of aged recipients: 84
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 635
  • Number of recipients under 18: 113
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 451
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 155
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 305
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 320
Frederick County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Frederick County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED636$197,443418$180,9691,851$203,641110$90,482202$173,55444$69,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$172,25039$166,308119$188,37811$35,27314$100,07113$71,692
APPLICATIONS DENIED100$197,150100$119,990723$225,37851$55,11841$185,51268$67,956
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN70$192,11453$190,585489$216,73017$113,52925$170,80010$84,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$185,0778$157,12599$230,5762$10,0006$123,6671$75,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$232,85424$229,7080$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$261,35314$279,8570$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$153,66712$229,2500$02$161,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$276,5005$199,0000$01$134,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$225,0002$205,5001$136,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Frederick County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7574.5 years
Robert6673.3 years
Mary6380.3 years
James5970.3 years
William5176.4 years
Charles4873.6 years
George3574.7 years
Joseph3072.7 years
Harry2976.0 years
Margaret2779.7 years
Most common last names in Frederick County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2775.9 years
Orndorff2273.9 years
Jenkins1971.5 years
Miller1978.2 years
Grim1978.3 years
Cooley1777.7 years
White1780.6 years
Stickley1780.2 years
Hartley1676.7 years
Conner1678.2 years
Businesses in Frederick County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7Marriott2
ALDI1Martin's1
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets11
Ace Hardware1Mazda1
Advance Auto Parts3McDonald's9
Aeropostale1Motherhood Maternity1
American Eagle Outfitters1New Balance2
Ann Taylor1New York & Co1
Arby's3Nike7
AutoZone3Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins3OfficeMax1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Best Western1Outback1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King2Pac Sun1
CVS5Panda Express1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza2
Chick-Fil-A2Payless2
Chico's1PetSmart1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut3
Coldwater Creek1Popeyes1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Costco1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack2
Curves2Red Lobster1
DHL2Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid3
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Deb1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry4SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts6SONIC Drive-In2
Famous Footwear1Sears3
FedEx20Sleep Inn1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel5
Ford1Staples1
GNC3Subaru1
GameStop3Subway11
Gymboree1Super 82
H&R Block1T-Mobile4
Hilton3T.G.I. Driday's1
Hobby Lobby1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn4Taco Bell2
Hollister Co.1Talbots1
Home Depot1Target1
Honda1The Room Place2
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value1
JoS. A. Bank1U-Haul5
Jones New York3UPS20
Journeys1Vans1
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
KFC3Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Volkswagen1
Kmart1Waffle House2
Kohl's1Walgreens4
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Lane Furniture4Wendy's3
LensCrafters1Wet Seal1
Long John Silver's1Wingate1
Lowe's2

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