Frostburg, MD

Census Place

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2022 Population
7,118
2.25% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
24.2
7.56% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
28.9%
7.54% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$44,658
0.747% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$157,100
5.44% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2,810
0.429% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Frostburg, MD had a population of 7.12k people with a median age of 24.2 and a median household income of $44,658. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Frostburg, MD declined from 7,282 to 7,118, a −2.25% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,327 to $44,658, a 0.747% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Frostburg, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.78%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.32%), and White (Hispanic) (1.94%).

None of the households in Frostburg, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in Frostburg, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Frostburg, MD are Frostburg State University (1,215 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Frostburg, MD was $157,100, and the homeownership rate was 50.8%.

Most people in Frostburg, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Frostburg, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Frostburg, MD is home to a population of 7.12k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.41% of Frostburg, MD residents were born outside of the country (243 people).

In 2022, there were 6.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.57k people) in Frostburg, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 889 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 198 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Frostburg, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Frostburg, MD was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Frostburg, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.57k ± 242
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    889 ± 218
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    198 ± 124
3.54%
Hispanic Population
252 people

In 2022, there were 6.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.57k people) in Frostburg, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 889 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 198 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.54% of the people in Frostburg, MD are hispanic (252 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    115,960 ± 8,281 people
  2. India
    61,668 ± 6,066 people
  3. Nigeria
    45,887 ± 5,240 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 115,960 Maryland residents, followed by India with 61,668 and Nigeria with 45,887.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.41%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
243 people
3.35%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
244 people

As of 2022, 3.41% of Frostburg, MD residents (243 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Frostburg, MD was 3.35%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    130 ± 94
  2. Vietnam
    93 ± 52
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    32 ± 51

Frostburg, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Frostburg, MD employs 2.81k people. The largest industries in Frostburg, MD are Educational Services (693 people), Accommodation & Food Services (543 people), and Retail Trade (310 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,080), Public Administration ($67,188), and Construction ($50,000).

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,266. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.81k
2022 Value
± 344
0.429%
1 Year growth
± 17.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Frostburg, MD grew at a rate of 0.429%, from 2.8k employees to 2.81k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Frostburg, MD, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (457 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (397 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (309 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Frostburg, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.81k
2022 Value
± 344
0.429%
1 Year growth
± 17.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Frostburg, MD grew at a rate of 0.429%, from 2.8k employees to 2.81k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Frostburg, MD, are Educational Services (693 people), Accommodation & Food Services (543 people), and Retail Trade (310 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Frostburg, MD, though some of these residents may live in Frostburg, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$26,968
Median earning men ± $7,293
$26,203
Median earning women ± $7,261

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,625), Construction ($70,625), and Manufacturing ($49,563).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,511), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($38,750), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,194).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Frostburg, MD awarded 1,215 degrees. The student population of Frostburg, MD in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,833 male students and 2,234 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Frostburg, MD are White (695 and 61.6%), followed by Black or African American (281 and 24.9%), Hispanic or Latino (64 and 5.67%), and Two or More Races (42 and 3.72%).

The largest universities in Frostburg, MD by number of degrees awarded are Frostburg State University (1,215 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Frostburg, MD are Registered Nursing (156 and 12.8%), General Business Administration & Management (129 and 10.6%), and General Psychology (93 and 7.65%).

The median tuition cost in Frostburg, MD for a public four year colleges is $6,974 for in-state students and $21,854 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Frostburg, MD, the percentage of applicants admitted was 87.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,067 (45.1% men and 54.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,067 students enrolled in Frostburg, MD, 45.1% men and 54.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,296 records, of which 58.8% were women and 41.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 93 degrees awarded
  2. 81 degrees awarded
  3. 139 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Frostburg, MD was General Psychology with 93 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,215 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Frostburg State University with 1,215 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 514 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Frostburg, MD, which is 0.733 times less than the 701 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 695 degrees mean that there were 2.47 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 281 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,974) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,830) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Frostburg, MD was $157,100 in 2022, which is 0.557 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $149,000 to $157,100, a 5.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Frostburg, MD is 50.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Frostburg, MD have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Frostburg, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Frostburg, MD is $44,658. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Frostburg, MD was Census Tract 17 with a value of $51,074, followed by Census Tract 16 and Census Tract 18, with respective values of $49,358 and $36,544.

Property

$157,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,335
$1,289
Median Property Taxes
±$220

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Rent vs Own

50.8%
Homeownership
2022
60.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 50.8% of the housing units in Frostburg, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 46.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 17
  2. Census Tract 16
  3. Census Tract 18

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Frostburg, MD was Census Tract 17 with a value of $51,074, followed by Census Tract 16 and Census Tract 18, with respective values of $49,358 and $36,544.

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Household Income

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$44,658
Median Household Income
± $7,294
2.54k
Number of Households
± 347

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.54k households in Frostburg, MD grew to $44,658 from the previous year's value of $44,327.

The following chart displays the households in Frostburg, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Frostburg, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.8%)
  2. Walked (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.72%)

In 2022, 71.8% of workers in Frostburg, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (7.72%).

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Frostburg, MD have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.49% of the workforce in Frostburg, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Frostburg, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Frostburg, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

28.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Frostburg, MD (1.52k out of 5.25k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Frostburg, MD is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.2% of the population of Frostburg, MD has health coverage, with 52.4% on employee plans, 18.6% on Medicaid, 9.71% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 0.965% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Allegany County, MD see 1717 patients per year on average, which represents a 4% increase from the previous year (1651 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1347 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 306 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,717 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allegany County, MD

Primary care physicians in Allegany County, MD see an average of 1,717 patients per year. This represents a 4% increase from the previous year (1,651 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.3% under 18 years, 44.9% between 18 and 34 years, 22.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.6% were men and 55.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.82%
Uninsured
52.4%
Employer Coverage
18.6%
Medicaid
9.71%
Medicare
14.5%
Non-Group
0.965%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Frostburg, MD grew by 0.0962% from 3.81% to 3.82%.

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