Medford demographics profile

StatisticMedfordNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)2,20735991
Median age40.138.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%43%43%
Speak English80%70%79%
Speak Spanish13%15%13%
Medford, NY has a population of 23,829 and is the 1,837th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,207 per sq mi which is 515% higher than the New York average and 2336% higher than the national average. The median age in Medford is 40 which is approximately 5% higher than the New York average of 38. In Medford, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 83% of Medford residents were born in New York, 4% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Medford is 515% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Medford is 5% higher than New York.
  • In Medford 86.18% of the population is White.
  • In Medford 8.77% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Medford 2.54% of the population is Asian.

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Medford population breakdown by race

RaceMedfordNew YorkNational
Black or African American8.77%15.60%12.63%
American Indian0.08%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.69%2.93%3.06%
Other race0.75%8.62%4.75%
In Medford, 19.6% 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, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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