Medford SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
9.5

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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
78,856
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
21.4%
Median Home
$213,300
Median Income
$44,130
Median Rent
$881

Rankings for Medford in Oregon

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Map Of Medford, OR

Population over time in Medford

Year Population % Change
2016 78,856 1.6%
2015 77,579 1.2%
2014 76,648 1.0%
2013 75,902 1.0%
2012 75,134 0.9%
2011 74,438 0.8%
2010 73,821 -

Crime in Medford Per 100k

Crime Medford OR USA
Violent Crime 503.8 264.6 386.3
Murder 1.2 2.8 5.3
Robbery 142.3 55.6 102.8
Aggravated Assault 321.8 164.1 248.5
Property Crime 7040.1 2964.4 2450.7
Burglary 601.5 412.0 468.9
Larceny 5932.4 2230.0 1745.0
Car Theft 506.2 322.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Medford

White
77.9% (61,410)
African American
0.7% (548)
American Indian
0.7% (531)
Asian
1.5% (1,190)
Hawaiian
0.6% (450)
Other
0.1% (115)
Two Or More
3.9% (3,068)
Hispanic
14.6% (11,544)
Race Medford OR USA
White 77.9% 77.0% 60.6%
African American 0.7% 1.8% 10.4%
American Indian 0.7% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 4.0% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 3.9% 3.5% 2.5%
Hispanic 14.6% 12.4% 17.3%

Household Income For Medford, Oregon

Less than $10,000
8.3% (6,545)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (4,731)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.6% (9,935)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (9,778)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (12,538)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (14,115)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (8,989)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (7,885)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (2,365)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (1,892)
Income Medford OR USA
Less than $10,000 8.3% 6.9% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 5.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.6% 10.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 10.5% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 13.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 18.6% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 12.7% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 13.0% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 4.5% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 4.3% 5.7%

Gender in Medford

Female
50.7% (39,972)
Male
49.3% (38,883)
Gender Medford OR USA
Female 50.7% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Medford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (3,943)
9-12th Grade
7.7% (6,077)
High School / GED
26.5% (20,892)
Some College
28.6% (22,537)
Associate's Degree
7.6% (5,957)
Bachelor's Degree
16.4% (12,904)
Master's Degree
5.4% (4,255)
Professional Degree
1.8% (1,423)
Doctorate Degree
1.1% (865)
Education Medford OR USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 7.7% 6.2% 7.4%
High School / GED 26.5% 23.9% 27.5%
Some College 28.6% 26.2% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.6% 8.5% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 16.4% 19.6% 18.8%
Master's Degree 5.4% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.8% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.1% 1.5% 1.3%

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