For population 25 years and over in Medford:
For population 15 years and over in Medford town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (131.7 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (233.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (407.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Maxfield, ME (2.2 miles) , Milo, ME (2.6 miles ), Lagrange, ME (2.9 miles ), Howland, ME (3.1 miles ), Brownville, ME (3.2 miles ), Edinburg, ME (3.3 miles) , Sebec, ME (3.6 miles ), Atkinson, ME (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 45.28 N, Longitude: 68.85 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Medford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Medford, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Medford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from Medford center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/2001 at 00:24:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 10.2 miles away from Medford center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Piscataquis County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Medford:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medford:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.80. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 1.04. This is significantly worse than average. There were 37 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Medford compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Medford town (based on Piscataquis County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.64%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,722 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,779 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Medford:
Strongest FM radio stations in Medford:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total average daily traffic: 363
Total average daily truck traffic: 16
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 545
FAA Registered Aircraft:1