Medford, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Medford, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
58,290
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
8.6%
Median Home
$551,900
Median Income
$101,168
Median Rent
$2,003

Medford SnackAbility

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

Medford, MA Crime Report

609
Total Crimes
1,065.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-54.57%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Medford
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 609 1,065.9 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 72 126.0 308.8 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 17 29.8 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 53 92.8 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 537 939.8 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 36 63.0 149.7 314.2
Larceny 464 812.1 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 37 64.8 99.2 246.0

Medford, MA Cost Of Living

147
Medford's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Medford Massachusetts National Average
Overall 147 132 100
Services 128 119 100
Groceries 113 112 100
Health 121 123 100
Housing 206 164 100
Transportation 110 109 100
Utilities 121 116 100

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
2020 58,290 0.9%
2019 57,771 0.1%
2018 57,700 0.9%
2017 57,180 0.1%
2016 57,136 0.3%
2015 56,981 0.7%
2014 56,607 0.6%
2013 56,255 0.7%
2012 55,843 0.7%
2011 55,451 -

Race / Ethnicity in Medford

White
68.8% (40,097)
African American
8.8% (5,124)
American Indian
0.1% (36)
Asian
11.3% (6,572)
Hawaiian
0.0% (29)
Other
0.5% (290)
Two Or More
3.0% (1,744)
Hispanic
7.5% (4,398)
Race Medford MA USA
White 68.8% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 8.8% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 11.3% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 7.5% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Medford

Female
52.0% (30,336)
Male
48.0% (27,954)
Gender Medford MA USA
Female 52.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Medford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,748)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,331)
High School / GED
20.0% (11,658)
Some College
12.0% (6,994)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,497)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (16,904)
Master's Degree
18.0% (10,492)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,748)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (2,914)
Education Medford MA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 18.0% 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
3.7% (216,442)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (214,728)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.0% (293,567)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.6% (266,879)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.2% (479,159)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.9% (751,670)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (657,161)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.6% (1,202,428)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.6% (792,804)
$200,000 or more
16.4% (954,156)
Income Medford MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.0% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.6% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.2% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.9% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.6% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.6% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 16.4% 14.3% 8.3%

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