Frederick County, Maryland

 

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Population (2021 est)

Total
268,755
Children
62,082
(under 18)
(23.1%)
Seniors
39,776
(over 65)
(14.8%)


Median Household Income (2015 – 2019)
$97,730


Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
(2019 – 2020 School Year)

2 eligible schools
3 participating schools


Federal Nutrition Program
Total Meals Served
Breakfasts Served
Lunches Served
Suppers Served
Snacks Served
Average # Participants / Day
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
616,243
242,375
366,470
0
8,398
19,455
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
389,573
-
-
163,322
226,251
3,316

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
(Calendar Year 2021)

19,036 average participants / month


Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
(State Fiscal Year 2021)

52.8% of eligible people enrolled
6,141 participants / year

– 1,997 women
– 1,709 infants
– 2,435 children


Sources

U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2015–2019
The Maryland State Department of Education
FY 2020 Maryland Department of Human Services FIA Statistical Report
Maryland Department of Health, Maryland WIC Program