Medford SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
4

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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
57,700
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
10.3%
Median Home
$443,100
Median Income
$86,204
Median Rent
$1,610

Rankings for Medford in Massachusetts

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Map Of Medford, MA

Population over time in Medford

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Medford Per 100k

Crime Medford MA USA
Violent Crime 153.3 358.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 2.5 5.3
Robbery 24.4 71.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 120.2 252.5 248.9
Property Crime 1154.7 1437.0 2362.0
Burglary 200.3 249.1 430.4
Larceny 844.7 1078.0 1694.0
Car Theft 109.7 109.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Medford

White
73.1% (42,207)
African American
8.6% (4,941)
American Indian
0.1% (40)
Asian
9.7% (5,586)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (302)
Two Or More
2.7% (1,574)
Hispanic
5.3% (3,050)
Race Medford MA USA
White 73.1% 72.9% 61.5%
African American 8.6% 6.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 9.7% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 5.3% 11.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Medford, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
5.1% (294,270)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (213,490)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.7% (444,290)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.3% (305,810)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.2% (530,840)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (848,190)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (652,010)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.5% (1,182,850)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.2% (703,940)
$200,000 or more
10.3% (594,310)
Income Medford MA USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.7% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.3% 7.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.2% 9.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 15.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.5% 17.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.2% 9.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 10.3% 10.8% 6.3%

Gender in Medford

Female
51.7% (29,856)
Male
48.3% (27,843)
Gender Medford MA USA
Female 51.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Medford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.6% (2,051)
9-12th Grade
4.2% (2,417)
High School / GED
22.9% (13,192)
Some College
13.5% (7,791)
Associate's Degree
6.3% (3,627)
Bachelor's Degree
24.9% (14,340)
Master's Degree
17.5% (10,104)
Professional Degree
3.1% (1,805)
Doctorate Degree
4.1% (2,368)
Education Medford MA USA
< 9th Grade 3.6% 4.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.2% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 22.9% 24.7% 27.3%
Some College 13.5% 15.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.3% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 24.9% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 17.5% 13.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 3.1% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.1% 2.7% 1.4%

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