Medford, New York Population 2020

24,247
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Medford is a city located in New York. Medford has a 2020 population of 24,247. Medford is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,142 in 2010. Medford reached it's highest population of 25,243 in 2012.

The average household income in Medford is $105,553 with a poverty rate of 8.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,965 per month, and the median house value is $311,200. The median age in Medford is 40.7 years, 36.8 years for males, and 44 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Medford Demographics

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

  • White: 88.15%
  • Black or African American: 6.20%
  • Asian: 2.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Other race: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Medford, New York is 24,247, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,247.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,142.

Medford, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,37488.15%
Black or African American1,5036.20%
Asian5922.44%
Two or More Races4771.97%
Some Other Race2791.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.09%
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Medford Population Pyramid 2020

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Medford Median Age

40.7


Total

36.8


Male

44


Female

Medford Adults

There are 19,412 adults, (3,695 of whom are seniors) in Medford.

Medford Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Medford Sex Ratio

Female

12,411

51.19%

Male

11,836

48.81%

Medford Households and Families

Medford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Medford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.9%6.1%
Male86.8%13.2%
All86.1%13.9%
Female77.5%22.5%
Non Family75.4%24.6%

86.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,956386.1
Married4,2333.7193.9
Non Family2,2801.275.4
Female9973.8977.5
Male4463.4886.8

3.6

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Medford Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7434.42%
9th to 12th Grade7664.56%
High School Graduate5,38132.00%
Some College3,03118.02%
Associates Degree2,10512.52%
Bachelors Degree3,15418.76%
Graduate Degree1,6369.73%
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Medford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,26111,4893,455
Hispanic3,0812,597812
Black951820210
Asian436346263
Other Race19718589
Multiple Races17614450

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 93.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.32%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,656$63,044$40,533
Less Than High School$31,138$40,350$18,929
High School Grad$45,921$56,076$35,655
Some College$51,579$64,470$42,260
Bachelors Degree$52,200$72,972$41,031
Graduate Degree$81,106$84,492$69,762

$50,656

Average Earnings

$63,044

Average Male

$40,533

Average Female

Medford Language

Medford Language by Age

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Medford Language

80.27% of Medford residents speak only English, while 19.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.99% of the population.

Medford Poverty

Medford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,4569916.02%
Hispanic5,20086116.56%
Black1,44827318.85%
Multiple46310622.89%
Asian592162.70%

8.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.35%

Male Poverty Rate

8.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Medford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Medford is Multiple, with 22.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Medford is Asian, with 2.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.12%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.71%
High School9.35%
Some College5.38%
Bachelors or Greater5.02%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.22%
Female Unemployed34.60%
Female Employed3.55%
Male Employed3.19%

Medford Income

Medford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$94,485$105,553
Families$109,958$118,971
Married Families$122,399-
Non Families$52,653$65,391
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Medford Marital Status

Medford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Medford Married by Age and Sex

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Medford Marriage

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

Medford Marital Status by Race

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Medford Veterans

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1,329

Number of Veterans

1,267

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam430
Second Gulf War353
First Gulf War266
Korea83
World War II51
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74325
35 to 54322
55 to 64275
18 to 34207
75+200
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1756.79%
Hispanic3028.20%
Black12912.15%
2 or More165.39%
Asian91.84%

Medford Veterans by Education

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5.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Medford Employment Status

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.40%

Born in New York

88.40%

Native Born

11.60%

Foreign Born

3.20%

Non Citizen

8.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.40% of Medford residents were born in the United States, with 83.40% having been born in New York. 3.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,2470.00%
201924,2470.00%
201824,2471180.49%
201724,1293001.26%
201623,829-964-3.89%
201524,7932581.05%
201424,535-295-1.19%
201324,830-413-1.64%
201225,243550.22%
201125,1881,0464.33%
201024,1420.00%