Frederick County's 2020 Census Population Estimate was271,717 Residents
Population estimates are produced for years between decennial censuses and updated annually, with the most recent decennial census used as the base. Frederick County’s estimated July 1, 2021 population was 279,835 residents.
Frederick County is not responsible for issuing permits in the City of Frederick, and town of Mount Airy. This data is the compiled report of these three entities in regards to number of issued building, housing units, and commercial permits and totals for the cost of construction, impact fees, and excise tax reported on a monthly, year to date, and 5-year average.
Includes all county and municipal projects that have received some type of development approval and may or may not be under construction. Development approvals are derived from approved site plan applications, preliminary subdivision plan applications, or a Phase I PUD/MXD applications (county only).
Approved Units: Total lots/units that have received either site plan, preliminary subdivision, or Phase I PUD/MXD plan approval
Developed/Permitted Units: Lots/units that are constructed or have building permits issued
Available Pipeline: Total remaining lots/units that have not been constructed nor have permits issued
Recorded Units: Total lots/units that have been recorded and may or may not be developed
Recorded Units Available: Lots/units that have been recorded but are not developed or have permits issued