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Medfield,MA index of house prices

Total population: 6,483 (All urban)

Houses: 2,565 (2,334 occupied: 1,902 owner occupied, 433 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

19%
State:

38%

Housing density: 510 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $1,093,802.

Median contract rent in 2016: $680 (lower quartile is $507, upper quartile is $829)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,027


Median gross rent in Medfield, MA in 2016: $754

Housing units in Medfield with a mortgage: 1,433 (19 second mortgage, 404 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 461

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $152,816

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $98,361

Median monthly housing costs: $2,126


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Medfield, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $580,577 (it was $296,500 in 2000)
Medfield:

$580,577
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $434,954 - $751,174
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,631
  • In family households: 6,051 (961 male householders, 855 female householders)
    1,504 spouses, 2,307 children (2,237 natural, 23 adopted, 45 stepchildren), 96 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 91 parents, 118 other relatives, 59 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 580 (197 male householders (164 living alone)), 334 female householders (315 living alone)), 55 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 40

Size of family households: 744 2-persons, 270 3-persons, 519 4-persons, 207 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 479 1-person, 57 2-persons.

1,457 married couples with children.
346 single-parent households (177 men, 169 women).

88.5% of residents of Medfield speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English not well).
5.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 27% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 328 (4.9%)
(41.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.7
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 581 bedroom
  • 2162 bedrooms
  • 6773 bedrooms
  • 8014 bedrooms
  • 1505+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Medfield, Massachusetts:

  • 30no bedroom
  • 1841 bedroom
  • 1782 bedrooms
  • 463 bedrooms
  • 04 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:

  • 10no vehicle
  • 3611 vehicle
  • 1,1842 vehicles
  • 2283 vehicles
  • 1184 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population

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

  • 66no vehicle
  • 2111 vehicle
  • 1452 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Medfield, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 383 rooms
  • 744 rooms
  • 1785 rooms
  • 2096 rooms
  • 4127 rooms
  • 3128 rooms
  • 6879+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Medfield, Massachusetts:

  • 271 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 1133 rooms
  • 1414 rooms
  • 975 rooms
  • 126 rooms
  • 37 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 61Less than $10,000
  • 88$10,000 to $14,999
  • 69$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 38$25,000 to $29,999
  • 35$35,000 to $39,999
  • 49$40,000 to $44,999
  • 62$45,000 to $49,999
  • 62$50,000 to $59,999
  • 164$60,000 to $74,999
  • 331$75,000 to $99,999
  • 230$100,000 to $124,999
  • 226$125,000 to $149,999
  • 271$150,000 to $199,999
  • 652$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Medfield, MA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Medfield, MA
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$35,000 to $39,999
  • 29$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$175,000 to $199,999
  • 18$250,000 to $299,999
  • 317$300,000 to $399,999
  • 397$400,000 to $499,999
  • 806$500,000 to $749,999
  • 292$750,000 to $999,999
  • 40$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 32$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 19$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Medfield, MA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Medfield, MA
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 17$350 to $399
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 32$500 to $549
  • 14$550 to $599
  • 9$650 to $699
  • 6$750 to $799
  • 11$800 to $899
  • 60$900 to $999
  • 76$1,000 to $1,249
  • 93$1,250 to $1,499
  • 30$2,500 to $2,999
  • 15No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 572010 or later
  • 1322000 to 2009
  • 951990 to 1999
  • 201980 to 1989
  • 991970 to 1979
  • 174Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Medfield population
Medfield commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 75
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 229
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 166
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 107
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 369
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 110
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 322
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 153
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 185
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 481
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 609
  • 90 or more minutes: 160
Medfield, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 48.1%
Number of people working at home: 263 (8.3% of all workers)

Medfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,154 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 211 (8%)
  • Taxi: 89 (3%)
  • Walked: 51 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 263 (10%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 602
 American: 433
 Italian: 236
 German: 118
 English: 87
 European: 85
 Scottish: 76
 Polish: 72
 Albanian: 61
 French Canadian: 45
 Scandinavian: 45
 Armenian: 27
 Swedish: 26
 Finnish: 22
 French (except Basque): 22
 Moroccan: 22
 Portuguese: 21
 Russian: 16
 Ukrainian: 16
 British: 12
 Greek: 9
 Canadian: 6

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

  • 58%India
  • 18%Albania
  • 5%Japan
  • 4%Philippines
  • 3%Morocco
  • 3%Haiti
  • 2%Thailand

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

  • This state: 4,494
  • Other state: 1,676
  • Northeast: 1,040
  • Midwest: 318
  • South: 257
  • West: 64

93% of Medfield residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Massachusetts.

Medfield:

92.7%
State average:

87.0%

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: 19
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 230
  • Less than 1 year of college: 75
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 205
  • Associate degree: 33
  • Bachelor's degree: 743
  • Master's degree: 484
  • Professional school degree: 169
  • Doctorate degree: 63

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: 0
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 27
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 238
  • Less than 1 year of college: 88
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 111
  • Associate degree: 219
  • Bachelor's degree: 826
  • Master's degree: 692
  • Professional school degree: 135
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 4.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.1%Females
Medfield marital status for males
Medfield marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,865
  • One, attached: 188
  • Two: 74
  • 3 or 4: 52
  • 5 to 9: 122
  • 10 to 19: 123
  • 20 to 49: 96
  • 50 or more: 29
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Medfield:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Medfield
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43.0%)
  • Electricity (4.4%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (45.0%)
  • Electricity (31.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 41
Here:

4.1%
Massachusetts:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

5.1%
Massachusetts:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 177
Here:

67.6%
Massachusetts:

46.8%

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)