Medford demographics profile

StatisticMedfordMassachusettsNational
Population57,1806,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7,05963091
Median age35.939.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%53%55%
Speak English72%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%9%13%
Medford, MA has a population of 57,180 and is the 695th largest city in the United States. The population density is 7,059 per sq mi which is 1021% higher than the Massachusetts average and 7692% higher than the national average. The median age in Medford is 36 which is approximately 9% lower than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Medford, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 72% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 56% of Medford residents were born in Massachusetts, 21% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Medford is 1021% higher than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Medford is 9% lower than Massachusetts.
  • In Medford 78.27% of the population is White.
  • In Medford 9.25% of the population is African American.
  • In Medford 8.00% of the population is Asian.

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Medford population breakdown by race

RaceMedfordMassachusettsNational
White78.27%79.26%73.35%
African American9.25%7.26%12.63%
Asian8.00%6.11%5.22%
American Indian0.28%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.03%3.01%3.06%
Other race1.14%4.13%4.75%
In Medford, 5.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Medford, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).