Medfield, Massachusetts Population 2024

6,318

Medfield is a city located in Norfolk County Massachusetts. Medfield has a 2024 population of 6,318. Medfield is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -5.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,668 in 2020.

The average household income in Medfield is $226,505 with a poverty rate of 3.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Medfield is 45.9 years, 43.7 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Medfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Medfield was:

  • White: 85.72%
  • Two or more races: 8.47%
  • Asian: 4.54%
  • Black or African American: 0.9%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,276.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.25% (-350)
The current population of Medfield, Massachusetts is 6,318 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,668.

Medfield, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,41685.72%
Two or more races5358.47%
Asian2874.54%
Black or African American570.9%
Other race230.36%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Medfield Population by Race

Medfield Population Pyramid 2024

Medfield Median Age

45.9

Total

43.7

Male

48.3

Female

Medfield Adults

There are 4,915 adults, (1,098 of whom are seniors) in Medfield.

Medfield Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Medfield Sex Ratio

Female3,24351.33%
Male3,07548.67%

Medfield Population by Age

Medfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4532.5683.316.7
Married1,4713.1597.82.2
Non Family7211.1758.941.1
Female2143.0462.137.9
Male473.341000
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

83.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Medfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Medfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Medfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Medfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$98,270

Average Earnings

$140,757

Average Male

$63,889

Average Female

Medfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Medfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Medfield Language

89.49% of Medfield residents speak only English, while 10.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.75% of the population.

Medfield Language

Medfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,3051853.49%
Multiple535397.29%
Asian287248.36%
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3.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.15%

Male Poverty Rate

3.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Medfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Medfield is Asian, with 8.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Medfield is White, with 3.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.88%.

Medfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.68%
High School10.53%
Some College9.68%
Bachelors or Greater3.21%
showing: 4 rows

Medfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed12.36%
Female Employed1.68%
Male Employed0.84%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Medfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Medfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Medfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Medfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Medfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Medfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Medfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

162

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Medfield Veterans by War

count

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Medfield Veterans by Age

count

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Medfield Veterans by Race

Medfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Medfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Medfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Medfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Medfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.18%

Born in Medfield

91.47%

Native Born

8.53%

Foreign Born

2.23%

Non Citizen

6.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.47% of Medfield residents were born in the United States, with 65.18% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Medfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,318
20236,318
20226,31810.02%
20216,317-351-5.26%
20206,668-298-4.28%
20196,9661902.8%
20186,7761862.82%
20176,590150.23%
20166,5752534%
20156,3223586%
20145,964-294-4.7%
20136,258-210-3.25%
20126,468741.16%
20116,394-89-1.37%
20106,483
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Medfield Population by Year