Frostburg, MD Population

Population: 7,873. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,958 (+1.1% change)
Males: 3,534 (44.9%), Females: 4,339 (55.1%)

Allegany County

Zip code: 21532

Median resident age: 23.5 years
Median household income: $21,215
Median house value: $82,500

Races in Frostburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Black (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (22.0%), Irish (15.1%), English (9.2%), Italian (7.7%), Scottish (4.4%), Welsh (3.7%).

Elevation: 2075 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Map of Frostburg, MD

Population

For population 25 years and over in Frostburg

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 24.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Frostburg city

  • Never married: 41.4%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,204 (-13.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Frostburg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Frostburg:

  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 45 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 54 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 61 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Abbreviation: AOO)

Other public-use airports nearest to Frostburg:

  • MEXICO FARMS (about 13 miles; CUMBERLAND, MD; Abbreviation: 1W3)
  • GREATER CUMBERLAND REGIONAL (about 13 miles; CUMBERLAND, MD; Abbreviation: CBE)
  • SOMERSET COUNTY (about 27 miles; SOMERSET, PA; Abbreviation: 2G9)

Amtrak station near Frostburg:

  • 12 miles: CUMBERLAND (E. HARRISON ST. & QUEEN CITY DR.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Frostburg:

  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,672; Location: 101 Braddock Road; Public; Website: www.frostburg.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Frostburg:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 44 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 70 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 71 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)

Schools

Public high schools in Frostburg:

  • BEALL HIGH (Students: 582; Location: 331 E MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ECKHART ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 17000 NATIONAL HWY SW; Grades: 07 – 12)

Private high school in Frostburg:

  • SALEM SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 2756 LOWER NEW GERMANY RD; Grades: 3 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Frostburg:

  • BEALL ELEMENTARY (Students: 319; Location: 3 E COLLEGE AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FROST ELEMENTARY (Students: 261; Location: 260 SHAW ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROUTE 40 ELEMENTARY (Students: 158; Location: 17764 NATIONAL PIKE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TRANSITION PROGRAM AT FROSTBURG (Students: 9; Location: 101 BRADDOCK RD GUILD HALL #00; Grades: UG – UG)

Private primary/middle school in Frostburg:

  • ST MICHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 56 EAST MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 6)

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