Fort Detrick - On and Off Base Information

Fort Detrick Housing Information

Fort Detrick (Ft.) Housing and Information:

Fort Detrick Housing Guide

Location: Located in Frederick, MD, in the heart of Frederick County, the third fastest growing county in Maryland, Fort Detrick is home to U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Army Medical research Institute of Infectious Diseases and the National Cancer Institute. 

Cost of Living:  Frederick's cost of living is 9.90% higher than the U.S. average.

Base Operator:  301-619-8000

The area population according to the Frederick County Department of Tourism in 2017 is: 

Schools: None on post. Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) serve those living on Fort Detrick and eligible CYSS service users living in Frederick County. 

School Support Services: CYSS 301-619-3247

Housing:  358 homes in seven neighborhoods managed by Balfour Beatty Communities. Three and four bedroom homes, available for all ranks. Call 240-379-6410 for more information about housing in the Fort Detrick area.

Base Location

U.S. Army Garrison
Fort Detrick, MD 21702

Top "Off Base" Neighborhoods

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