Medford Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Medford?

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There are 27,307 residents in Medford, with a median age of 47.8. Of this, 49.5% are males and 50.5% are females. US-born citizens make up 94.71% of the resident pool in Medford, while non-US-born citizens account for 4.3%. Additionally, 1% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 24,883 people in Medford currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 27,307 -0.1%
Male Population 13,517 -0.2%
Female Population 13,790 0.1%
Male population 49.5%
Female population 50.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 47.8 3.7%
Citizen US Born 25,862 0.6%
Citizen not US Born 1,173 -11.9%
Not Citizen 272 -6.2%
Citizen US Born 94.71%
Citizen not US Born 4.3%
Not Citizen 1%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 88 18.9%
Moved from Same County 1,016 -13.5%
Moved from Same State 787 13.1%
Moved from Different State 345 -20.1%
Same House as Last Year 24,883 0.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.32%
Moved from Same County 3.75%
Moved from Same State 2.9%
Moved from Different State 1.27%
Same House as Last Year 91.75%

What are the employment statistics in Medford?

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White-collar workers make up 91.07% of the working population in Medford, while blue-collar employees account for 8.93%. There are also 1,657 entrepreneurs in Medford (11.66% of the workforce); 9,330 workers employed in private companies (65.64%); and 2,216 people working in governmental institutions (15.59%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 12,945 3.1%
Blue Collar 1,269 -9.2%
White Collar 91.07%
Blue Collar 8.93%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,657 -3.1%
Private Companies 9,330 2.6%
Governmental Workers 2,216 11.6%
Not for Profit Companies 1,011 -12.8%
Self Employees 11.66%
Private Companies 65.64%
Governmental Workers 15.59%
Not for Profit Companies 7.11%

How many households are there in Medford?

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There are a total of 9,895 households in Medford, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 80.43% of these Medford households, while non-family units account for the remaining 19.57%. Additionally, 32.46% of households have children and 67.54% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 9,895 -1.2%
Average People Per Household 3 1.1%
Family Households 7,959 0.8%
Non-family Households 1,936 -8.6%
Family Households 80.43%
Non-family Households 19.57%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 3,212 -4.7%
Households without Children 6,683 0.6%
Households with Children 32.46%
Households without Children 67.54%

What are the median and average incomes in Medford?

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The average annual household income in Medford is $158,477, while the median household income sits at $132,732 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $151,866, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $166,290. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $41,157 and $86,265, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $158,477 2.5%
Median Household Income $132,732 7.8%
People below Poverty Level 732 12.6%
People above Poverty Level 26,240 -0.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Medford?

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There are 10,269 housing units in Medford, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1978. Of the 9,895 occupied housing units in Medford, 88.45% are owner-occupied, while 11.55% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 70.13% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $363,400. In general, housing costs reach $2,154 per month in Medford.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 10,269 -1.3%
Median Year Built 1978 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 639 -0.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 138 -14.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,004 0.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,404 -2.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,390 -15.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,979 8.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,285 -4.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 932 31.8%
Built in 2010 or Later 498 12.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 9,895 -1.2%
Owner Occupied 8,752 0.5%
Renter Occupied 1,143 -12.4%
Owner Occupied 88.45%
Renter Occupied 11.55%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 6,138 -1.1%
Without Mortgage 2,614 4.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $363,400 1.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $347,000 2.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,154 3.0%
With Mortgage 70.13%
Without Mortgage 29.87%

What is the level of education in Medford?

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Approximately 19.37% of the population in Medford holds a high school degree (that's 4,184 residents), while 16.93% have attained a college certificate (4,365 locals) and 36.34% have a bachelor's degree (7,851 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 125 23.8%
Some High School 4,184 -1.1%
Some College 4,365 0.4%
Associate Degree 1,502 8.5%
Bachelor's Degree 7,851 9.0%
Graduate Degree 4,283 -5.3%
No High School 0.58%
Some High School 19.37%
Some College 16.93%
Associate Degree 6.95%
Bachelor's Degree 36.34%
Graduate Degree 19.83%

What is the marital status of Medford residents?

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A total of 5,711 people in Medford have never been married (which represents 24.81% of the total population), while 14,132 of them are wedded (61.4%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 104 (0.45%) and 1,886 (8.19%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,711 2.6%
Married 14,132 1.9%
Separated 104 -41.6%
Widowed 1,286 -6.2%
Divorced 1,886 9.5%
Never Married 24.81%
Married 61.4%
Separated 0.45%
Widowed 5.59%
Divorced 8.19%

What are the most common means of transportation in Medford?

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The top three means of transportation people in Medford use to get to work are: car, subway or elevated and walking. A total of 11,728 residents commute by car, 374 prefer going to work by subway or elevated and 105 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 11,728 -3.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 13 0.0%
Subway or Elevated 374 N/A
Railroad 16 -15.8%
Bicycle 37 -32.7%
Motorcycle 15 -16.7%
Walk 105 -45.3%

What is the median and average household income in Medford by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
08055 27,307 9,895 $132,732.00 $158,477.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 08055

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