What is the current population of Medford?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Medford is 62,098. Medford, Massachusetts is the 620th largest city in the US.

Medford Geography [top]

What county is Medford, Massachusetts in?

Medford is located entirely in Middlesex County.

What is the size of Medford, Massachusetts in square miles?

Medford has an area of 8.1 square miles.

Medford Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Medford?

The current population of Medford (62,098) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Medford growing?

Medford has grown 11.5% since the 2000. Medford, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 47% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Medford, Massachusetts?

Medford has a population density of 6,934.1 people per square mile.

Medford Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Medford, Massachusetts?

The total voting age population of Medford, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 43,465. The voting age population is 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

What percentage of Medford, Massachusetts residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 14.8% of the residents of Medford are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Medford, Massachusetts?

The racial demographics of Medford are 75.1% White, 9.9% Asian, 9.2% Black, 4.3% Two or more races, 1.3% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 6.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Medford, Massachusetts residents are below the poverty line?

In Medford, 8.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.2%. On a per-household basis, 3.8% of families are below the poverty line in Medford.

What percentage of Medford, Massachusetts residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 71.7% of Medford residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Medford, Massachusetts residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.9% of Medford residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 53.8% have a bachelor's degree and 27.2% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Medford, Massachusetts residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Medford residents aged 5 and older, 28.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 16.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 6.0% speak an Asian language.

Medford Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Medford, Massachusetts?

The unemployment rate in Medford is 2.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Medford, Massachusetts residents work for the government?

In Medford, 12.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Medford, Massachusetts?

The median household income in Medford is $96,455.

Medford Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Medford, Massachusetts?

In Medford, 56.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Medford, Massachusetts?

Renters occupy 43.8% of housing units in Medford.

What percentage of Medford, Massachusetts housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Medford, 53.6% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Medford, Massachusetts housing units were built after 2000?

In Medford, 8.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,900 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Medford, Massachusetts?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Medford is $1,817.

What percentage of households in Medford, Massachusetts have broadband internet?

In Medford, 91.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Medford Population By Year

Population Graph For Medford
Year Population Rank in US
2021 62,098 620
2020 60,425 644
2019 57,341 676
2018 57,765 658
2017 57,797 654
2016 57,213 655
2015 57,403 645
2014 57,437 638
2013 57,170 632
2012 57,033 625
2011 56,660 624
2010 56,173 621
2000 55,662 545
1990 57,282 431

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
610 Apex, North Carolina 62,911 196.2%
611 Bossier City, Louisiana 62,865 11.2%
612 Porterville, California 62,742 36.5%
613 Maricopa, Arizona 62,720 3488.1%
614 La Habra, California 62,609 5.2%
615 Taylor, Michigan 62,573 -5.1%
616 Dearborn Heights, Michigan 62,451 6.9%
617 Council Bluffs, Iowa 62,415 6.9%
618 Hendersonville, Tennessee 62,257 51.6%
619 Springfield, Oregon 62,256 16.2%
620 Medford, Massachusetts 62,098 11.5%
621 St. Cloud, Florida 62,043 182.4%
622 Santa Cruz, California 61,950 10.9%
623 Richland, Washington 61,929 59.0%
624 Huntersville, North Carolina 61,839 136.5%
625 Encinitas, California 61,762 6.1%
626 Marietta, Georgia 61,497 0.0%
627 Wellington, Florida 61,448 58.2%
628 Woodland, California 61,398 23.4%
629 Montebello, California 61,204 -1.6%
630 Vineland, New Jersey 61,156 9.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
245 Cambridge 117,090 15.1%
260 Lowell 113,994 8.3%
300 Brockton 105,446 11.6%
320 Quincy 101,119 14.4%
323 New Bedford 100,941 7.5%
324 Lynn 100,843 13.0%
357 Fall River 93,884 1.9%
390 Lawrence 88,508 22.6%
394 Newton 87,453 4.3%
450 Somerville 79,815 2.9%
520 Framingham 71,265
558 Haverhill 67,361 13.9%
587 Malden 65,074 15.5%
598 Waltham 64,015 8.1%
620 Medford 62,098 11.5%
651 Taunton 59,600 6.2%
662 Revere 59,075 24.6%
687 Weymouth Town 57,670
722 Chicopee 55,190 0.8%
738 Peabody 54,119 11.8%
755 Methuen 52,798 20.1%
807 Barnstable Town 49,583 3.1%
820 Everett 48,557 26.8%
855 Attleboro 46,580 11.0%
885 Salem 44,819 10.8%
912 Pittsfield 43,641 -4.5%
913 Leominster 43,613 5.1%
942 Beverly 42,446 6.5%
951 Fitchburg 41,732 6.9%
957 Marlborough 41,110 12.2%
958 Woburn 41,056 9.7%
974 Westfield 40,575 1.2%
1007 Amherst Town 39,378
1020 Chelsea 38,889 10.7%
1023 Braintree Town 38,822
1051 Holyoke 37,929 -4.8%
1135 Watertown Town 35,149
1146 Randolph Town 34,715
1190 Franklin Town 33,036

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