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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Demographic Statistics

Medford, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

Total population55,765100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male26,13346.9
Female29,63253.1
Under 5 years2,7184.9
5 to 9 years2,8075.0
10 to 14 years2,8085.0
15 to 19 years3,4826.2
20 to 24 years4,3147.7
25 to 34 years9,45817.0
35 to 44 years8,71515.6
45 to 54 years6,92112.4
55 to 59 years2,6134.7
60 to 64 years2,2634.1
65 to 74 years4,5398.1
75 to 84 years3,7606.7
85 years and over1,3672.5
Median age (years)37.5(X)
18 years and over45,75682.1
Male
21,05037.7
Female
24,70644.3
21 years and over43,08877.3
62 years and over11,02219.8
65 years and over9,66617.3
Male
3,7186.7
Female
5,94810.7
RACE
One race54,48097.7
White
48,20986.5
Black or African American
3,4016.1
American Indian and Alaska Native
630.1
Asian
2,1573.9
Asian Indian
4110.7
Chinese
8861.6
Filipino
890.2
Japanese
910.2
Korean
1590.3
Vietnamese
3190.6

Other Asian 1

2020.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
170.0
Native Hawaiian
40.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
60.0
Samoan
30.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

40.0
Some other race
6331.1
Two or more races1,2852.3

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White49,16188.2
Black or African American3,9477.1
American Indian and Alaska Native2420.4
Asian2,3914.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander510.1
Some other race1,3562.4
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population55,765100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,4432.6
Mexican
1480.3
Puerto Rican
3110.6
Cuban
820.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
9021.6
Not Hispanic or Latino54,32297.4
White alone
47,40385.0
RELATIONSHIP
Total population55,765100.0
In households53,56196.0
Householder
22,06739.6
Spouse
10,05818.0
Child
14,46725.9
Own child under 18 years
9,21916.5
Other relatives
2,9615.3
Under 18 years
6561.2
Nonrelatives
4,0087.2
Unmarried partner
9451.7
In group quarters2,2044.0
Institutionalized population
5361.0
Noninstitutionalized population
1,6683.0
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households22,067100.0
Family households (families)13,49461.2
With own children under 18 years
5,19823.6
Married-couple family
10,05845.6
With own children under 18 years
3,97518.0
Female householder, no husband present
2,60311.8
With own children under 18 years
1,0344.7
Nonfamily households8,57338.8
Householder living alone
6,33628.7
Householder 65 years and over
2,74312.4
Households with individuals under 18 years5,63725.5
Households with individuals 65 years and over6,76530.7
Average household size2.43(X)
Average family size3.04(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units22,687100.0
Occupied housing units22,06797.3
Vacant housing units6202.7
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
560.2
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)0.5(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)2.5(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units22,067100.0
Owner-occupied housing units12,93358.6
Renter-occupied housing units9,13441.4
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.62(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.15(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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