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Medfield, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Medfield,MA index of house prices

Total population: 6,483 (All urban)

Houses: 2,429 (2,389 occupied: 1,879 owner occupied, 444 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

19%
State:

38%

Housing density: 483 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $814,505.

Median contract rent in 2015: $680 (lower quartile is $507, upper quartile is $829)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,837


Median gross rent in Medfield, MA in 2015: $754

Housing units in Medfield with a mortgage: 1,221 (132 second mortgage, 168 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 396

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $148,976

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $102,601

Median monthly housing costs: $2,052


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Medfield, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $542,758 (it was $296,500 in 2000)
Medfield:

$542,758
Massachusetts:

$352,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $406,886 - $726,714
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,616
  • In family households: 5,925 (1,365 male householders, 435 female householders)
    1,521 spouses, 2,432 children (2,367 natural, 47 adopted, 18 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 39 parents, 34 other relatives, 87 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 691 (242 male householders (192 living alone)), 363 female householders (335 living alone)), 86 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 40 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 626 2-persons, 390 3-persons, 517 4-persons, 197 5-persons, 63 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 527 1-person, 78 2-persons.

1,824 married couples with children.
192 single-parent households (27 men, 165 women).

92.0% of residents of Medfield speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (52% speak English very well, 48% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 392 (5.9%)
(66.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Medfield, Massachusetts:

  • 9no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 2122 bedrooms
  • 7323 bedrooms
  • 7014 bedrooms
  • 1865+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Medfield, Massachusetts:

  • 27no bedroom
  • 2591 bedroom
  • 1652 bedrooms
  • 653 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Medfield in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 43no vehicle
  • 3461 vehicle
  • 1,0672 vehicles
  • 3053 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population

Cars and other vehicles available in Medfield in renter-occupied apartments

  • 88no vehicle
  • 3141 vehicle
  • 1202 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Medfield, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 274 rooms
  • 1395 rooms
  • 2436 rooms
  • 4317 rooms
  • 4738 rooms
  • 5109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Medfield, Massachusetts:

  • 121 room
  • 972 rooms
  • 1393 rooms
  • 1184 rooms
  • 1005 rooms
  • 406 rooms
  • 257 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Medfield, MA household income distribution

  • Medfield, MA household income distribution
  • 108Less than $10,000
  • 34$10,000 to $14,999
  • 78$15,000 to $19,999
  • 67$20,000 to $24,999
  • 75$25,000 to $29,999
  • 54$30,000 to $34,999
  • 92$35,000 to $39,999
  • 99$40,000 to $44,999
  • 79$45,000 to $49,999
  • 173$50,000 to $59,999
  • 216$60,000 to $74,999
  • 378$75,000 to $99,999
  • 262$100,000 to $124,999
  • 215$125,000 to $149,999
  • 271$150,000 to $199,999
  • 204$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Medfield, MA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Medfield, MA
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 23$100,000 to $124,999
  • 49$125,000 to $149,999
  • 21$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9$175,000 to $199,999
  • 23$250,000 to $299,999
  • 355$300,000 to $399,999
  • 418$400,000 to $499,999
  • 727$500,000 to $749,999
  • 281$750,000 to $999,999
  • 42$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 11$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 12$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Medfield, MA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Medfield, MA
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 18$250 to $299
  • 46$350 to $399
  • 14$450 to $499
  • 37$500 to $549
  • 3$550 to $599
  • 6$650 to $699
  • 34$750 to $799
  • 18$800 to $899
  • 78$900 to $999
  • 64$1,000 to $1,249
  • 76$1,250 to $1,499
  • 14No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 471995 to March 2000
  • 521990 to 1994
  • 61985 to 1989
  • 141980 to 1984
  • 641975 to 1979
  • 351970 to 1974
  • 711965 to 1969
  • 103Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population
Medfield commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 148
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 240
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 272
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 240
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 259
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 238
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 340
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 141
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 207
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 584
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 350
  • 90 or more minutes: 103
Medfield, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 49.1%
Number of people working at home: 166 (5.0% of all workers)

Medfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,603 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 228 (7%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 9 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Railroad: 184 (6%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 71 (2%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 166 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 1,848
 Italian: 969
 English: 703
 German: 351
 United States or American: 316
 Other groups: 247
 French (except Basque): 239
 Scottish: 165
 Polish: 140
 French Canadian: 120
 Russian: 106
 Scotch-Irish: 86
 Swedish: 74
 European: 67
 Arab:: 64
 Greek: 53
 Lebanese: 53
 Lithuanian: 46
 Canadian: 41
 Dutch: 36
 Norwegian: 35
 Armenian: 30
 Celtic: 25
 Czech: 24
 Latvian: 24
 Hungarian: 19
 British: 19
 Northern European: 17
 Subsaharan African:: 17
 Nigerian: 17
 Ukrainian: 17
 Syrian: 11
 Portuguese: 10
 Welsh: 10
 Icelander: 9
 Swiss: 9
 Austrian: 7
 Turkish: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 11%Russia
  • 9%Italy
  • 8%Germany
  • 8%Cuba
  • 6%United Kingdom
  • 6%Ireland
  • 6%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,661
  • Northeast: 973
  • Midwest: 259
  • South: 244
  • West: 77

65% of Medfield residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 21
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 357
  • Less than 1 year of college: 80
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 200
  • Associate degree: 77
  • Bachelor's degree: 600
  • Master's degree: 420
  • Professional school degree: 172
  • Doctorate degree: 69

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 20
  • 9th grade: 31
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 425
  • Less than 1 year of college: 118
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 196
  • Associate degree: 191
  • Bachelor's degree: 769
  • Master's degree: 364
  • Professional school degree: 95
  • Doctorate degree: 48

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 4.8%Females
Medfield marital status for males
Medfield marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,706
  • One, attached: 75
  • Two: 139
  • 3 or 4: 101
  • 5 to 9: 120
  • 10 to 19: 178
  • 20 to 49: 63
  • 50 or more: 47
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 7 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Medfield:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 50.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 43.4%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 48.4%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Electricity
  • 22.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 32
Here:

3.1%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 102
Here:

21.1%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

35.9%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)