Living in Medford, MA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Medford SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Medford, MA Crime Report

621
Total Crimes
1,070.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-58.31%
Below National Average

Medford, MA Cost Of Living

146
Medford's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average

Medford, Massachusetts Info Snack

Medford is a city 3.2 miles northwest of downtown Boston on the Mystic River in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. In the 2010 U.S. Census, Medford's population was 56,173. It is home to Tufts University.
Population
57,771
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
9.2%
Median Home
$464,400
Median Income
$92,363
Median Rent
$1,666

Medford, MA Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Medford in Massachusetts

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Map Of Medford, MA

Population over time in Medford

Year Population % Change
2017 57,771 0.1%
2016 57,700 0.9%
2015 57,180 0.1%
2014 57,136 0.3%
2013 56,981 0.7%
2012 56,607 0.6%
2011 56,255 0.7%
2010 55,843 0.7%
2009 55,451 -
Crime/100k Medford MA USA
Violent Crime 125.9 338.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 15.5 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 100.0 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 944.9 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 146.6 200.8 376.0
Larceny 713.8 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 84.5 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Medford

White
71.5% (41,287)
African American
9.3% (5,347)
American Indian
0.0% (27)
Asian
10.6% (6,099)
Hawaiian
0.0% (18)
Other
0.8% (462)
Two Or More
2.6% (1,480)
Hispanic
5.3% (3,051)
Race Medford MA USA
White 71.5% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 9.3% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 10.6% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.3% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Medford, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
4.7% (273,342)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (162,148)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.2% (359,939)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.7% (331,575)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.4% (483,935)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.6% (783,131)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (687,247)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.3% (1,231,172)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.2% (707,579)
$200,000 or more
13.1% (757,027)
Income Medford MA USA
Less than $10,000 4.7% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.2% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.7% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.4% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.6% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.3% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.2% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 13.1% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Medford

Female
52.2% (30,140)
Male
47.8% (27,630)
Gender Medford MA USA
Female 52.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Medford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (2,310)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,310)
High School / GED
21.0% (12,131)
Some College
13.0% (7,510)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,466)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (15,020)
Master's Degree
19.0% (10,976)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,733)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (2,310)
Education Medford MA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 19.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 3.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Medford

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

Schools s***s. Sirens keep me up all night. I wanna die.

The new target is cool. The people who work there s**k though.

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