Medford, Oregon Population 2022

85,289
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Medford is a city located in Jackson County Oregon. Medford has a 2020 population of 85,289. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. Medford is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 13.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 75,043 in 2010.

The average household income in Medford is $66,715 with a poverty rate of 14.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,052 per month, and the median house value is $278,100. The median age in Medford is 37.4 years, 36.5 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Medford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Medfordwas:

  • White: 87.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.77%
  • Other race: 2.56%
  • Asian: 1.61%
  • Native American: 1.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.40%
The current population of Medford, Oregon is 85,289 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 85,289.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 75,043.

Medford, Oregon Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010203,3410.00%
2011204,7471,4060.69%
2012205,8521,1050.54%
2013207,1791,3270.64%
2014209,1892,0100.96%
2015211,4032,2141.05%
2016214,3662,9631.38%
2017216,7462,3801.10%
2018219,4112,6651.21%
2019220,9441,5330.69%
2020222,4771,5330.69%
2021224,0101,5330.68%

Medford Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,47887.06%
Black or African American8090.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3191.61%
Asian1,3241.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3280.40%
Some Other Race2,1012.56%
Two or More Races4,7395.77%
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Medford Population by Race

Medford Population Pyramid 2022

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Medford Median Age

37.4


Total

36.7


Male

37.8


Female

Medford Adults

There are 62,494 adults, (15,051 of whom are seniors) in Medford.

Medford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Medford Sex Ratio

Female

42,484

51.75%

Male

39,614

48.25%

Medford Population by Age

Medford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Medford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70%30%
All52.8%47.2%
Male41.2%58.8%
Non Family40%60%
Female34.4%65.6%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Medford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,1312.4252.8
Married14,9313.1270
Male1,3133.3841.2
Female4,2543.0534.4
Non Family12,6331.2940

3.01

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Medford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1553.84%
9th to 12th Grade3,9717.07%
High School Graduate14,55825.94%
Some College15,57027.74%
Associates Degree5,1469.17%
Bachelors Degree9,60817.12%
Graduate Degree5,1239.13%
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Medford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Medford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander14013391
Asian1,168861431
Black452413128
White44,98141,91912,629
2+ Races2,7692,546493
Hispanic7,1864,7221,073
Other Race1,187614108
Native American65853115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 65.00%.

Medford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,560$40,428$28,809
Less Than 9th Grade$23,278$28,576$20,291
High School Graduate$27,998$31,724$25,011
Some College$33,112$42,414$27,600
Bachelors Degree$50,874$53,727$46,109
Graduate Degree$61,116$76,761$58,186

$33,560

Average Earnings

$40,428

Average Male

$28,809

Average Female

Medford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Medford Language by Age

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Medford Language

88.39% of Medford residents speak only English, while 11.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.68% of the population.

Medford Language

Medford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black78927835.23%
Native1,30439129.98%
Hispanic13,1762,67120.27%
Multiple4,67678816.85%
White61,1647,89612.91%
Asian1,3131188.99%
Other387NaN%

14.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.35%

Male Poverty Rate

16.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Medford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Medford is Black, with 35.23% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.11%.

Medford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.31%
High School16.33%
Some College14.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.82%

Medford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.58%
Male Unemployed25.67%
Female Employed9.00%
Female Unemployed24.64%

Medford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Medford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,243$68,417
Families$65,933$80,927
Married Families$78,898$94,017
Non Families$34,310$44,031
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Income by Household Type

Medford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Medford Marital Status by Race

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Medford Marital Status

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6,638

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,287
First Gulf War963
Vietnam2,591
Korea628
World War II360

Medford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34675
35 to 541,137
55 to 64977
65 to 741,863
75+1,986

Medford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,03611.01%
Black16630.57%
Native American202.45%
Asian231.90%
Islander219.68%
Other Race80.55%
2+ Races36410.85%
Hispanic4985.82%

Medford Veterans by Race

Medford Veterans by Education

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11.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Medford Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Medford Employment by Age

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Medford Employment by Race

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Medford Employment by Education

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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44.29%

Born in Medford

93.25%

Native Born

6.75%

Foreign Born

3.28%

Non Citizen

3.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.25% of Medford residents were born in the United States, with 44.29% having been born in Oregon. 3.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Medford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18909670.00%
19001,000330.34%
19108,8407,84024.35%
19205,756-3,084-4.20%
193011,0075,2516.70%
194011,2812740.25%
195017,3056,0244.37%
196024,4257,1203.51%
197028,9734,5481.72%
198039,74610,7733.21%
199046,9517,2051.68%
200063,15416,2033.01%
201075,04311,8891.74%
201175,6175740.76%
201276,1535360.71%
201376,8406870.90%
201477,7639231.20%
201578,9901,2271.58%
201680,1741,1841.50%
201781,1911,0171.27%
201882,3331,1421.41%
201983,0727390.90%
202083,8117390.89%
202184,5507390.88%
202285,2897390.87%

Medford Population by Year