Medford, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Medford, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
57,637
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
8.8%
Median Home
$500,800
Median Income
$96,455
Median Rent
$1,817

Medford SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Medford, MA Crime Report

642
Total Crimes
1,116.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-54.91%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Medford
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 642 1,116.8 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 116 201.8 327.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 17 29.6 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 92 160.0 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 526 915.0 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 51 88.7 179.0 340.5
Larceny 442 768.9 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 33 57.4 89.0 219.9

Medford, MA Cost Of Living

146
Medford's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Medford Massachusetts National Average
Overall 146 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 207 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

Medford, MA Photos

View Of The Bridge Over Mystic River
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Medford in Massachusetts

Map Of Medford, MA

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Population over time in Medford

Year Population % Change
2019 57,637 -0.2%
2018 57,771 0.1%
2017 57,700 0.9%
2016 57,180 0.1%
2015 57,136 0.3%
2014 56,981 0.7%
2013 56,607 0.6%
2012 56,255 0.7%
2011 55,843 0.7%
2010 55,451 -

Race / Ethnicity in Medford

White
71.1% (40,981)
African American
9.1% (5,263)
American Indian
0.0% (27)
Asian
9.8% (5,643)
Hawaiian
0.0% (21)
Other
0.5% (294)
Two Or More
2.9% (1,679)
Hispanic
6.5% (3,729)
Race Medford MA USA
White 71.1% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 9.1% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 9.8% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.5% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Medford

Female
51.0% (29,385)
Male
49.0% (28,251)
Gender Medford MA USA
Female 51.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Medford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,729)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,305)
High School / GED
20.0% (11,527)
Some College
13.0% (7,492)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,458)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (15,561)
Master's Degree
19.0% (10,951)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,729)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (2,881)
Education Medford MA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 19.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Medford, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
4.1% (237,419)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (178,064)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.6% (323,684)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.6% (324,187)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.6% (495,209)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.6% (726,592)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (665,477)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.9% (1,262,294)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.0% (691,633)
$200,000 or more
14.9% (859,135)
Income Medford MA USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.6% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.6% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.6% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.6% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.9% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.0% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 14.9% 13.2% 7.7%

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