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Pros

-Uniquely attractive core
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area


It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


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Quick Facts About Frederick


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Frederick is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Frederick jobs have Decreased by 0.47 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Frederick's cost of living is 15.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Frederick's population is 65,171 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.45 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Frederick is $234,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 7.70 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Frederick public schools spend $13,513 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Frederick.

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Frederick Housing Market


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Great city to raise a... (read more)
re: Frederick, Md - 2/2/2007
I can't believe someone suggested moving to Hagerstown over Frederick after saying that Frederick has a redneck feel. LOL. Hagerstown is full of rednecks! It IS a... (read more)
re: Frederick, Md - 2/2/2007
Frederick is gorgeous. It is a little overcrowded during rush hour, the streets get pretty bad, but growing the road infrastructure takes time. As far as jobs, a lot of... (read more)
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