Medford, Massachusetts

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Population in 2017: 57,797 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 
Males: 27,619  (47.8%)
Females: 30,178  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02145.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $85,033 (it was $52,476 in 2000)
Medford:

$85,033
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,627 (it was $24,707 in 2000)

Medford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $480,504 (it was $229,500 in 2000)
Medford:

$480,504
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $472,729; detached houses: $479,539; townhouses or other attached units: $539,550; in 2-unit structures: $501,592; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $443,670; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $363,460

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,656.

March 2019 cost of living index in Medford: 141.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.5%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.6% for other race residents, 22.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Medford, MA (2017)
    • 42,05571.9%White alone
    • 5,7229.8%Black alone
    • 5,1988.9%Asian alone
    • 3,4595.9%Hispanic
    • 1,5252.6%Two or more races
    • 3880.7%Other race alone
    • 500.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Medford, Massachusetts as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Medford is 5,799 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Medford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
3
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(14.8)
7
(13.0)
4
(7.2)
2
(3.6)
2
(3.5)
10
(17.4)
5
(8.7)
10
(17.3)
4
(7.0)
5
(8.7)
6
(10.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
47
(87.0)
45
(83.6)
42
(75.4)
44
(79.2)
43
(76.3)
29
(50.5)
24
(41.7)
25
(43.3)
22
(38.3)
14
(24.4)
9
(15.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(27.8)
16
(29.7)
21
(37.7)
43
(77.4)
14
(24.8)
73
(127.1)
77
(133.8)
72
(124.7)
63
(109.8)
69
(120.2)
58
(100.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
327
(605.0)
261
(484.7)
240
(430.8)
205
(369.0)
232
(411.5)
160
(278.6)
98
(170.3)
114
(197.4)
87
(151.7)
115
(200.3)
85
(146.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
944
(1,747)
1,035
(1,922)
1,210
(2,172)
1,166
(2,099)
879
(1,559)
672
(1,170)
674
(1,171)
563
(975.0)
535
(932.6)
485
(844.7)
414
(713.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
189
(349.7)
125
(232.1)
106
(190.3)
95
(171.0)
87
(154.3)
66
(114.9)
79
(137.3)
84
(145.5)
48
(83.7)
63
(109.7)
49
(84.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(3.5)
2
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
2
(3.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)187.4174.5178.9165.6134.2130.0116.0116.293.794.978.5

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City-data.com crime index in Medford, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 111 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Medford, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (20.2%), Irish (14.2%), Haitian (7.3%), Brazilian (3.6%), American (3.4%), Portuguese (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 14 feet

Land area: 8.14 square miles.

Population density: 7,101 people per square mile   (high).

Medford, Massachusetts map

13,650 residents are foreign born (7.6% Latin America, 6.5% Europe, 3.2% Asia).

This city:

23.3%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,789 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,785 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (6.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (179.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Somerville, MA (1.4 miles ),
Malden, MA (1.6 miles ),
Winchester, MA (1.7 miles ),
Everett, MA (1.7 miles ),
Arlington, MA (1.7 miles ),
Cambridge, MA (1.8 miles ),
Melrose, MA (1.9 miles ),
Belmont, MA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 71.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,005 (-18.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,422 (16.4%)

Area codes: 781, 339

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Medford, MA residents
Average permit cost in Medford, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Medford, MA
Historical housing units in Medford, MA
Most common industries in Medford, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.7%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.6%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Medford, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.9%)
  • Life and physical scientists (2.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (2.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.6%)
  • Computer specialists (9.2%)
  • Engineers (3.7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (2.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (2.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (2.8%)

Average climate in Medford, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Medford, 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
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.234. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Medford-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Medford city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Medford-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% 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 194.5 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 78.7 miles away from the city 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 193.9 miles away from Medford 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 232.9 miles away from the city 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 59.9 miles away from Medford center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from Medford 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 Middlesex County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 14

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Medford topographic map

Main business address for: MYSTIC FINANCIAL INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), CENTURY BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Medford:

  • COURTYARD NURSING CARE CENTER (200 GOVERNORS AVENUE)
  • EMERY RETIREMENT AND CONV HOME (34 GROVE ST)
  • GLEN RIDGE NURSING CARE CENTER (120 MURRAY STREET)
  • MAGOUN MANOR NURSING HOME (68 MAGOUN AVENUE)
  • MEDFORD REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (300 WINTHROP STREET)
  • REST HAVEN NURSING HOME (96 MYSTIC ST)
  • WINTHROP HOUSE N H (300 WINTHROP ST)
  • MEDFORD DIALYSIS CENTER (BMA MEDFORD) (305 MYSTIC AVENUE)
  • WELLINGTON CIRCLE DIALYSIS CENTER (10 CABOT ROAD SUITE 103B)
  • GREATER MEDFORD VISITING NURSE ASSOC. (278 MYSTIC AVENUE, SUITE 204)

Amtrak stations near Medford:

  • 5 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 6 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.
  • 6 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Medford:

  • Tufts University (Full-time enrollment: 9,041; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.tufts.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 141; Location: 170 Governors Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lmregisnurse.org)
  • Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy (Full-time enrollment: 118; Location: 222 Boston Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: elizabethgrady.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Medford:

  • Lesley University (about 3 miles; Cambridge, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,317)
  • Harvard University (about 4 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 20,857)
  • Cambridge College (about 4 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 4 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (about 5 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 13,548)
  • Emerson College (about 5 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,657)
  • Suffolk University (about 5 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)

Public high schools in Medford:

  • MEDFORD HIGH (Students: 1,332, Location: 489 WINTHROP STREET, Grades: PK-12)
  • MEDFORD VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH (Location: 489 WINTHROP STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • CURTIS-TUFTS (Location: 437 MAIN STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Medford:

Private elementary/middle schools in Medford:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 482, Location: 132 HIGH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST RAPHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 373, Location: 516 HIGH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ELIOT-PEARSON CHILDREN'S SCHOOL (Students: 80, Location: 105 COLLEGE AVE, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Medford

Library in Medford:

  • MEDFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,359,876; Location: 111 HIGH ST.; 153,813 books; 13,773 audio materials; 8,939 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 285 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Medford: West Medford Station (A), Magoun Square (B), Victory Field (C), Wellington Circle Plaza (D), Fellsway Plaza (E), Hamilton Pool (F), Memorial Steps (G), Park Street Railroad Station (H), Wellington Business Center (I), Medford Fire Department Station 5 (J), Medford Fire Department Station 6 (K), Medford Fire Department Station 4 (L), Medford Fire Department Station 3 (M), Medford Fire Department Station 2 (N), Medford Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (O), Anderson Hall (P), Bacon Hall (Q), Ballou Hall (R), Barnum Hall (S), Bendetson Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Medford Shopping Center (1), Wellington Circle Shopping Center (2), Meadow Glen Mall Shopping Center (3), Wellington Circle Plaza Shopping Center (4), Wellington Circle Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Medford include: MYSTIC FINANCIAL INC (A), CENTURY BANCORP INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Medford include: Unity Church of God (A), First Church of Somerville (B), Comunidade Evangelica Pentecostal Church (C), Zion Christian Fellowship Church (D), West Medford Congregational Church (E), Wesley United Methodist Church (F), Unitarian Universalist Church (G), Temple Shalom (H), Saint Raphael Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Salem Street Burying Ground (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bellevue Pond (A), Quarter Mile Pond (B), Mystic Reservoir (C), South Reservoir (D), Wrights Pond (E), Salt Marsh (F), Wellington Marsh (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Intervale Brook (A), Little Creek (B), Malden River (C), Floyds Brook (D), Brooks Brook (E), Smelt Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Medford include: Alumni Fields (1), Magoun Park (2), Royal Park (3), Tufts Park (4), The Green (5), The Quad (6), Columbus Memorial Park (7), Old Ship Street Historic District (8), Gillis Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Medford Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 10 Governors Avenue).

Hotels: Elm Street Bed and Breakfast (66 Elm Street), Amerisuites Boston Medford (116 Riverside Ave).

Birthplace of: Maria Menounos - Television reporter, Michael Bloomberg - (born 1943), businesman, New York City mayor, William Francis Buckley - Army Colonel and CIA intelligence agency operative, Johnny Kelley - Distance runner, Bill Monbouquette - Baseball player and coach, Thayer David - Film actor, Lou Antonelli - Science fiction writer, Terri Lyne Carrington - Jazz drummer, Lincoln D. Faurer - General, William Ware Theiss - Costume designer.

Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Medford that have no violations reported:

  • MEDFORD WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 56,200, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.9%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Medford in 2010:

  • 1,435 people in college/university student housing
  • 465 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Medford in 2000:

  • 1,569 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 536 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in religious group quarters
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with most branches in Medford (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Medford Stop & Shop Branch, Medford Square Branch, Spring Street Branch, West Medford Branch. 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
  • Brookline Bank: Salem Street Branch, High Street Branch, Medford Bank Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,854.7 mil, Deposits: $2,040.1 mil, headquarters in Brookline, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Brookline Bancorp, Inc.
  • Century Bank and Trust Company: Fellsway Plaza Branch, Medford Square Branch, Medford Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $2,740.5 mil, Deposits: $2,148.1 mil, headquarters in Somerville, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Century Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Medford - Wellington Circle Branch at 684 Fellsway, branch established on 2002/06/05; Mystic Avenue Branch at 278 Mystic Avenue, branch established on 1971/02/16. 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
  • Central Co-operative Bank: Internet Branch at 270 Mystic Avenue, branch established on 2001/04/01; Medford Branch at 270 Mystic Avenue, branch established on 2006/06/01. Info updated 2008/06/25: Bank assets: $520.7 mil, Deposits: $335.1 mil, headquarters in Somerville, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorp, Inc.
  • East Cambridge Savings Bank: Salem Street Office Branch at 243 Salem Street, branch established on 2007/02/01. Info updated 2007/04/09: Bank assets: $803.6 mil, Deposits: $690.6 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, MA, positive income, 9 total offices
  • East Boston Savings Bank: Medford Branch at 410 Riverside Avenue, branch established on 2009/08/25. Info updated 2011/06/07: Bank assets: $1,946.5 mil, Deposits: $1,609.3 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Meridian Financial Services, Inc
  • Middlesex Federal Savings, F.A.: Riverside Ave Branch at 53 Riverside Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/28: Bank assets: $354.3 mil, Deposits: $285.8 mil, headquarters in Somerville, MA, negative income in the last year, 3 total offices
  • Eastern Bank: Wellington Circle Branch at 53 Locust Street, branch established on 1977/01/08. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Medford:

Marital status in Medford, MA
  • Never married: 42.1%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Medford:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Medford
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Neighborhoods in Medford:

(Medford, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Medford, MA (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Middlesex County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Here:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
This county:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

18.0%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Medford:

55.2%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Medford:

55.0%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.2%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.5%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.9%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Medford:

61.7%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Medford, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 682$3,460,329$60,88642$26,261
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 121$388,661$38,54535$56,018
Firefighters 116$787,776$81,4940$0
Police Protection - Officers 104$1,057,277$121,9945$5,863
Streets and Highways 21$134,447$76,8270$0
Financial Administration 18$108,943$72,6292$834
Local Libraries 15$65,503$52,40214$8,326
Other Government Administration 15$86,773$69,41810$20,593
Water Supply 11$66,933$73,0180$0
Other and Unallocable 11$58,488$63,8050$0
Health 10$52,904$63,4850$0
Sewerage 10$46,992$56,3900$0
Welfare 5$26,695$64,0682$4,730
Natural Resources 4$22,736$68,2080$0
Parks and Recreation 4$21,598$64,7940$0
Police - Other 3$13,365$53,4600$0
Judicial and Legal 3$19,154$76,6160$0
Electric Power 2$12,019$72,1140$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,517$54,2040$0
Fire - Other 1$4,468$53,6160$0
Totals for Government 1,157$6,439,578$66,789110$122,625

Medford government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $78,587,000 ($1359.71)
    General - Other: $23,567,000 ($407.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,578,000 ($217.62)
    Police Protection: $12,061,000 ($208.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,425,000 ($93.86)
    Regular Highways: $4,115,000 ($71.20)
    Water Utilities: $2,424,000 ($41.94)
    Financial Administration: $1,933,000 ($33.44)
    Sewerage: $1,367,000 ($23.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,339,000 ($23.17)
    Libraries: $1,285,000 ($22.23)
    Central Staff Services: $1,028,000 ($17.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $736,000 ($12.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $707,000 ($12.23)
    Health - Other: $498,000 ($8.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $422,000 ($7.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $336,000 ($5.81)
    Public Welfare - Other: $295,000 ($5.10)
    General Public Buildings: $224,000 ($3.88)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($0.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $96,700,000 ($1673.10)
    Corporate Bonds: $47,081,000 ($814.59)
    Benefit Payments: $11,805,000 ($204.25)
    Other Investments - Other: $3,194,000 ($55.26)
    Corporate Stocks: $303,000 ($5.24)
    Withdrawals: $302,000 ($5.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,174,000 ($37.61)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,578,000 ($27.30)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($0.48)
    Other - Health - Other: $17,000 ($0.29)
    Other - Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $17,161,000 ($296.92)
    Transit Utilities: $3,673,000 ($63.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,740,000 ($30.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $839,000 ($14.52)
    General Public Building: $360,000 ($6.23)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $351,000 ($6.07)
    Regular Highways: $329,000 ($5.69)
    Water Utilities: $170,000 ($2.94)
    Sewerage: $76,000 ($1.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $71,118,000 ($1230.48)

Medford government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,329,000 ($230.62)
    Other: $2,321,000 ($40.16)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $682,000 ($11.80)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $186,000 ($3.22)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $167,000 ($2.89)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $101,000 ($1.75)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $5,155,000 ($89.19)
    From Other Governments: $92,000 ($1.59)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-793,000 ($-13.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,679,000 ($29.05)
    Other: $290,000 ($5.02)
    Education: $103,000 ($1.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,256,000 ($73.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $642,000 ($11.11)
    Interest Earnings: $87,000 ($1.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000 ($0.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,742,000 ($185.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $17,262,000 ($298.67)
    General Local Government Support: $12,176,000 ($210.67)
    Highways: $1,781,000 ($30.81)
    Other: $1,083,000 ($18.74)
    Sewerage: $954,000 ($16.51)
    Public Welfare: $191,000 ($3.30)
  • Tax - Property: $107,476,000 ($1859.54)
    Other License: $2,561,000 ($44.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,906,000 ($32.98)

Medford government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,775,000 ($1051.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,927,000 ($984.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,014,000 ($86.75)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,166,000 ($20.17)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $650,000 ($11.25)

Medford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,631,000 ($80.13)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $11,879,000 ($205.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,536,000 ($528.33)

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,519 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,206 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.44% ($85,882 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.62% ($66,782)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($104,103)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,907 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.13%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($121,025 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.77% ($88,059)
to Worcester County, MA  0.60% ($72,434)
Businesses in Medford, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Men's Wearhouse1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
AutoZone1Nissan1
Avenue1Old Country Buffet1
Bally Total Fitness1Panda Express1
Burger King1Payless2
CVS3Penske1
Casual Male XL1Pizza Hut1
Chipotle1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts10Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks2
FedEx9Stop & Shop2
Foot Locker1Subway1
Ford1Toys"R"Us1
GNC3True Value1
GameStop2U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS6
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Kohl's1Volkswagen1
LensCrafters1Walgreens1
Marshalls1Wendy's1
McDonald's1Whole Foods Market1

Strongest AM radio stations in Medford:

  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Medford:

  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • WMFO (91.5 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: TUFTS UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, 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)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Medford:

  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Medford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 453ft / 138mTotal length
  • $114,499,000Total costs
  • 2,178,201Total average daily traffic
  • 175,760Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Medford, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 3Before 1900
  • 51900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Medford, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Medford)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Medford, MA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Medford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 63220 , Serial Number: 15077186, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/19/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Roberto S Tracy, 34 Alexander Ave, Medford, MA 02155
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9140P , Serial Number: 24-4621, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen M King, 35 Martin St, Medford, MA 02155
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8319K , Serial Number: 1081319, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Walter S Withrow, 527 Fulton St, Medford, MA 02155
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/16/2019
  • Aircraft: SNYDER ICARUS II (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87887 , Serial Number: F46, Year manufactured: 1976, Certificate Issue Date: 11/30/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Peter F Snyder, 30 Fulton St, Medford, MA 02155
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/16/2018
  • Aircraft: REARWIN 185 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93244 , Serial Number: 1749, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Amoroso, 64 Billings Ave, Medford, MA 02155
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/06/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9884W , Serial Number: 28-23404, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/1989
    Registrant (Individual): David M Rajczewski, 149 George St, Medford, MA 02155
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/08/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED104$321,154404$250,7851,470$260,25384$114,3334$1,502,75088$266,9892$341,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$290,50024$259,04295$300,6749$119,6670$03$210,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$325,85042$240,381344$297,58133$136,5450$035$271,0860$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$341,32053$262,679284$292,4966$167,1672$181,50019$300,5260$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$347,83310$243,30088$271,0576$108,8330$04$300,5000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Medford, MA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED63$294,47644$319,614
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$262,00025$330,360
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$275,27313$314,077
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$232,4295$375,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$393,5001$463,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Medford, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Medford, MA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 279. The highest number of fires - 371 took place in 2009, and the least - 206 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Medford, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (58.9%), and Outside Fires (28.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Medford, MA
    • 2,79058.9%Structure Fires
    • 1,35928.7%Outside Fires
    • 4359.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1523.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Medford, MA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Medford, Massachusetts:

  • Hyatt Place - Boston/Medford, 116 Riverside Ave NE, Medford, Massachusetts 02155 , Phone: (781) 395-8500, Fax: (781) 395-0077
  • AC Hotel Boston North, 95 Station Lndg, Medford, Massachusetts 02155 , Phone: (781) 819-2090
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Medford, Massachusetts
Most common first names in Medford, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,01880.9 years
John78275.5 years
Joseph60575.6 years
William40974.0 years
Margaret38780.9 years
James38374.6 years
Helen31480.5 years
Charles29176.0 years
Anna27582.4 years
Frank26677.7 years
Most common last names in Medford, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Murphy11775.2 years
Sullivan10977.3 years
Smith9577.2 years
Obrien9179.0 years
Mccarthy7676.9 years
Brown6577.8 years
Doherty5977.8 years
Johnson5978.9 years
Anderson5278.7 years
Walsh5075.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Medford, MA
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 25.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.8%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Medford, MA
  • 55.3%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Medford compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Medford on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
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