Medfield, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 6,483.
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
Males: 3,372  (52.0%)
Females: 3,111  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02052.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $132,503 (it was $83,358 in 2000)
Medfield:

$132,503
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $58,234 (it was $36,647 in 2000)

Medfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $619,158 (it was $296,500 in 2000)
Medfield:

$619,158
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $601,397; detached houses: $633,842; townhouses or other attached units: $400,461; in 2-unit structures: $555,127; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $581,455; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $440,392; mobile homes: $452,410

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,229.

March 2019 cost of living index in Medfield: 136.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.0%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.5% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Medfield, MA (2010)
    • 6,03993.2%White alone
    • 2063.2%Asian alone
    • 1001.5%Hispanic
    • 701.1%Two or more races
    • 580.9%Black alone
    • 60.09%Other race alone
    • 40.06%American Indian alone

Races in Medfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Medfield by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.4)
2
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(72.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(48.9)
5
(40.1)
5
(41.2)
6
(49.6)
13
(106.4)
10
(81.2)
4
(32.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(161.1)
15
(122.0)
12
(97.9)
6
(48.2)
16
(131.9)
16
(132.3)
13
(106.4)
16
(130.0)
15
(120.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(346.3)
38
(309.0)
55
(448.6)
59
(473.6)
45
(370.9)
41
(338.9)
56
(458.4)
42
(341.2)
43
(346.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(32.2)
2
(16.3)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(8.1)
1
(8.1)
2
(16.3)
2
(16.1)
2
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)47.022.251.539.234.335.262.652.030.7

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City-data.com crime index in Medfield, MA

Crime rate in Medfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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Ancestries: Irish (23.8%), American (17.7%), Italian (9.5%), German (5.0%), English (3.9%), European (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1651

Elevation: 178 feet

Land area: 5.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,288 people per square mile   (low).

Medfield, Massachusetts map

329 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This place:

4.9%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,278 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,310 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (10.0 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (14.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (162.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Millis-Clicquot, MA (1.7 miles ),
Millis, MA (1.8 miles ),
Dover, MA (2.0 miles ),
Walpole, MA (2.1 miles ),
Sherborn, MA (2.1 miles ),
Norwood, MA (2.3 miles ),
Norfolk, MA (2.3 miles ),
Westwood, MA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.19 N, Longitude: 71.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -511 (-7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 609 (18.4%)

Area codes: 508, 774

Distribution of median household income in Medfield, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Medfield, MA in 2017
Medfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $235,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $259,100
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $290,200
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $256,300
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $380,000
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $433,800
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $344,800
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $374,100
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $388,300
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $288,600
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $412,800
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $528,300
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $321,500
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $211,300
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $333,900
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $464,400
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $403,300
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $431,800
  • 2015: 22 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $364,100
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $394,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Medfield, MA residents
Average permit cost in Medfield, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Medfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.5%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.3%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.4%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Medfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Lawyers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Lawyers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Engineers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Registered nurses (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.4%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)

Average climate in Medfield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Medfield, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.1. This is about average.

City:

77.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.229. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.229
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.84. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.84
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.455. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.455
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0129. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0129
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Medfield-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Medfield place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Medfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 196.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from Medfield center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 200.1 miles away from Medfield center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.3 miles away from Medfield center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Medfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Norfolk County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Medfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Medfield:

  • MEDFIELD STATE HOSPITAL (45 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • THOMAS UPHAM HOUSE (519 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Medfield:

  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-HARRINGTON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WALPOLE, MA)
  • WESTWOOD PEMBROKE HEALTH SYSTEMS (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WESTWOOD, MA)
  • CHARLWELL HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORWOOD, MA)
  • CHARLWELL HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORWOOD, MA)
  • DENNY HOUSE NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORWOOD, MA)
  • VICTORIA HAVEN NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORWOOD, MA)
  • NORWOOD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; NORWOOD, MA)

Amtrak stations near Medfield:

  • 9 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medfield:

  • Wellesley College (about 8 miles; Wellesley, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,658)
  • Babson College (about 8 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 3,230)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 9 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Framingham State University (about 11 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)
  • Curry College (about 11 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Boston College (about 13 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; FT enrollment: 12,070)
  • Brandeis University (about 13 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 6,966)

Public high school in Medfield:

Private high school in Medfield:

  • MONTROSE SCHOOL (Students: 195, Location: 29 NORTH ST, Grades: 6-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Medfield:

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Library in Medfield:

  • MEDFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $614,461; Location: 468 MAIN STREET; 66,440 books; 7,476 audio materials; 8,343 video materials; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 101 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • rivers-the Charles River is an important part of Medfield life and recreation. Churches- St. EDward the Confessor Catholic Church on Spring St. is missing. (...)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Medfield: Medfield Shops (A), Dale Street Elementary School Library (B), Medfield Fire Department (C), Medfield Historical Society Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Medfield include: United Church of Christ (A), First Baptist Church of Medfield (B), Episcopal Church of the Advent (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Vine Lake Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Kingsbury Pond (A), Mill Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nantasket Brook (A), North Brook (B), Sewall Brook (C), Vine Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Medfield include: Medfield Rhodendron Reservation (1), Medfield Rhododendron Reservation (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Laura Hallisey - Curler.

Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Medfield and their reported violations in the past:

MEDFIELD WATER DEPT. (Population served: 12,548, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-09-2011)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.5%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.5%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
41 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Medfield (2011 data):

  • Rockland Trust Company: Medfield Branch at 76 North Street, branch established on 1975/11/15. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Medfield Branch at 541 Main Street, branch established on 2005/02/28. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • The Needham Bank: Medfield Branch at 520 Main Street, branch established on 1962/10/01. Info updated 2008/03/28: Bank assets: $1,155.9 mil, Deposits: $884.7 mil, headquarters in Needham, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Medfield Branch at 495 Main Street, branch established on 2000/01/24. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $4,034.8 mil, Deposits: $3,490.0 mil, headquarters in Natick, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Middlesex Bancorp Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Medfield Branch at 478 Main Street, branch established on 1951/12/10. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Medfield:

Marital status in Medfield, MA
  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Medfield:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 69.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Medfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Medfield, MA (based on Norfolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic355,32152
Mainline Protestant33,086115
Other30,59375
Evangelical Protestant11,32389
Orthodox3,5399
None236,988-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 108
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Norfolk County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Here:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Here:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Norfolk County:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.0%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

56.9%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Medfield:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Medfield:

7.0
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Medfield:

63.2%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Medfield:

81.0%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Medfield, MA Residents

7.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($91,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,409 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.01% ($93,487 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.26% ($105,279)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.76% ($61,444)


7.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($106,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,548 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($142,190 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.30% ($104,103)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.12% ($73,217)
Businesses in Medfield, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Nike1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Shaw's1
Marshalls1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets5UPS3

Strongest AM radio stations in Medfield:

  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSRO (650 AM; 2 kW; ASHLAND, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Medfield:

  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Medfield:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
Medfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Medfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.0mTotal length
  • $9,181,000Total costs
  • 54,473Total average daily traffic
  • 4,699Total average daily truck traffic
  • 95,863Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Route 27 (Lat: 42.195278 Lon: -71.327222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQHX402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.450 MHz, 936.000 MHz, 936.162 MHz, 936.175 MHz, 937.950 MHz, 937.962 MHz, 937.975 MHz, 937.987 MHz, 938.000 MHz, 938.500 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 11/27/2007, Expiration Date: 11/27/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2013, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Fire Dept Headquarters North St (Lat: 42.191222 Lon: -71.309222), Call Sign: KCV350, Licensee ID: L00046631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.5000 MHz, 33.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2005, Expiration Date: 05/30/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2015, Registrant: Medfield, Town Of, 114 North St, Medfield, MA 02052, Phone: (508) 359-2323
  • 110 North St (Lat: 42.191222 Lon: -71.309222), Call Sign: KCD812,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9800 MHz, 39.4200 MHz, 158.970 MHz, Grant Date: 07/12/1999, Expiration Date: 09/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2004, Registrant: Medfield, Town Of, 110 North St, Medfield, MA 02052, Phone: (508) 359-2315
  • West Mill St (Lat: 42.196778 Lon: -71.325889), Call Sign: KCE280, Licensee ID: L00040961,
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2002, Expiration Date: 06/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2012, Registrant: Varney Bros Sand & Gravel Inc, Bellingham, MA 02019
  • Lat: 42.197222 Lon: -71.315556, Call Sign: WQDD604,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.912 MHz, 458.912 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/2005, Expiration Date: 07/30/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2006, Certifier: William A Kingsbury, Registrant: Agent, 6 Pequot Way, Canton, MA 02021, Phone: (781) 828-1955, Fax: (781) 828-3719, Email:
  • FIRE STATION, Lat: 42.191556 Lon: -71.309667, Call Sign: WQDG882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.912 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2015, Expiration Date: 08/23/2025, Certifier: William A Kingsbury, Registrant: Agent, 6 Pequot Way, Canton, MA 02021, Phone: (781) 828-1955, Fax: (781) 828-3719, Email:
  • Lat: 42.185944 Lon: -71.289250, Call Sign: WQIX614,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.557 MHz, 151.737 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/2018, Expiration Date: 06/11/2028, Certifier: Kenneth P Feeney, Registrant: Tcs Communications Corp, Salisbury, MA 01952, Phone: (508) 726-3482, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MEDFIELD, 16 West Mill Street (Lat: 42.195167 Lon: -71.327472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 46.3 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WPOL685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10667.5 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/2009, Expiration Date: 12/30/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2016, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • BOS0239, 59 ??? 75 Valley Rd. (Lat: 42.425556 Lon: -71.102500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18.9 m, Overall height: 19.1 m, Call Sign: WQEM927,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21970.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2006, Expiration Date: 03/08/2016, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2007, Certifier: Eric M Botto, Registrant: Fibertower Corporation, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue N.W., Suite 317, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (703) 873-4175, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:
  • MEDFIELD, Lat: 42.350556 Lon: -71.332778, Call Sign: WQGM599,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2016, Expiration Date: 03/02/2027, Certifier: Kristine Trierweiler, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Mt Nebo Water Tower, Eastmount Road (Lat: 42.185833 Lon: -71.289278), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQUT910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/09/2014, Expiration Date: 10/09/2024, Certifier: Ray Burton, Registrant: Medfield Police Department, 110 North Street, Medfield, MA 02052, Phone: (508) 359-2315, Fax: (508) 359-6926, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Medfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Medfield)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$350,43337$423,661249$322,3808$196,8062$307,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$359,14517$317,8710$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$206,9903$311,23026$405,0671$190,6300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$329,99527$326,8671$68,5800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$342,7306$373,7250$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4061.01 , 4061.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$333,8202$363,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$607,3700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$354,8900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4061.01 , 4061.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Medfield, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Medfield, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 49 took place in 2003, and the least - 17 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Medfield, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.6%), and Outside Fires (42.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Medfield, MA
    • 22745.6%Structure Fires
    • 21242.6%Outside Fires
    • 336.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 265.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Medfield, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Medfield, MA
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 46.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Medfield, MA
  • 44.2%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 26.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Medfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Medfield on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sierra Leone (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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