Living in Medford, OR

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Medford SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
9

Medford, OR Crime Report

4,866
Total Crimes
5,876.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
128.81%
Above National Average

Medford, OR Cost Of Living

114
Medford's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Medford, Oregon Info Snack

Medford is a city in, and county seat of, Jackson County, Oregon, United States. As of July 1, 2014, the city had a total population of 78,557 and a metropolitan area population of 208,545, making the Medford MSA the fourth largest metro area in Oregon. The city was named in 1883 by David Loring, civil engineer and right-of-way agent for the Oregon and California Railroad, suggested by Medford, Massachusetts, near his home town of Concord, Massachusetts, suggested by its supposed position near the middle ford of Bear Creek.
Population
80,051
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
19.1%
Median Home
$244,700
Median Income
$47,567
Median Rent
$933

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Rankings for Medford in Oregon

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Map Of Medford, OR

Population over time in Medford

Year Population % Change
2017 80,051 1.0%
2016 79,246 0.5%
2015 78,856 1.6%
2014 77,579 1.2%
2013 76,648 1.0%
2012 75,902 1.0%
2011 75,134 0.9%
2010 74,438 0.8%
2009 73,821 -
Crime/100k Medford OR USA
Violent Crime 486.7 285.5 368.9
Murder 2.4 2.0 5.0
Robbery 112.3 60.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 332.1 175.6 246.8
Property Crime 5390.1 2894.0 2199.5
Burglary 568.8 389.1 376.0
Larceny 4387.7 2109.9 1594.6
Car Theft 433.6 395.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Medford

White
75.9% (60,722)
African American
0.8% (618)
American Indian
1.1% (887)
Asian
1.5% (1,216)
Hawaiian
0.7% (543)
Other
0.2% (160)
Two Or More
3.6% (2,879)
Hispanic
16.3% (13,026)
Race Medford OR USA
White 75.9% 76.0% 61.1%
African American 0.8% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 4.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 3.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.3% 12.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Medford, Oregon

Less than $10,000
7.7% (614,006)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (454,182)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (939,723)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (864,869)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.6% (1,327,397)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (1,499,865)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (904,066)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.3% (901,032)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (280,197)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (219,757)
Income Medford OR USA
Less than $10,000 7.7% 6.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 9.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.6% 13.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 13.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.3% 14.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 5.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 5.7% 7.0%

Gender in Medford

Female
51.6% (41,269)
Male
48.4% (38,781)
Gender Medford OR USA
Female 51.6% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Medford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (4,002)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (5,603)
High School / GED
27.0% (21,613)
Some College
28.0% (22,414)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (6,404)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (12,808)
Master's Degree
6.0% (4,803)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,601)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (800)
Education Medford OR USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 23.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 26.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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