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About Frederick

Frederick is the administrative center of Frederick County and the second largest city in Maryland. The city was founded in 1745 by German settlers and incorporated in 1817. Frederick occupies a land area of 22 square miles. Approximately 70,000 people live in the city.

From 2010 to 2016, the population in Frederick increased by 7%. Eighteen percent of the population is foreign-born. Twenty-three percent of residents speak a foreign language at home. Frederick is home to 8,500 Spanish speakers and 800 French speakers.

In Frederick, 90% of residents who are age 25 or older have completed their high school education. Around 38% of people in this age group have at least a bachelor’s degree. The mean annual wage is $33,000, and the median household income is $66,200. Almost 12% of the people in Frederick live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Frederick

Opioid abuse is a serious concern in Frederick County. In 2016, local police responded to 409 opioid-related overdoses. 54 of these cases were fatal. In the first half of 2017, local police responded to 143 opioid-related overdoses, 19 of which were fatal.

In 2016, the city of Frederick developed two new staff positions for its police department. The first was a heroin coordinator, who helps police identify trends in overdose data. The second was a peer recovery coach who helps connect people experiencing addiction to counseling services. Many of the city’s police carry naloxone, a drug used to help individuals who have overdosed from opioids. 

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