Medford, Massachusetts 

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Population

57,700

+4.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$77,868

Median Home Price

$589,200

Best Places to Live in Medford, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Medford
 $560,000 
62 Tainter St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1507 SqFt
 $645,000 
133 Rock Glen Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1791 SqFt
 $659,000 
55 Whitney Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1703 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


QUICK FACTS

City: Medford
Zip Codes: 02155
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Medford is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Medford jobs have increased by 4.28%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Medford's cost of living is 72.50% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Medford's Cost of Living

VOTING
Middlesex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Medford's population is 57,700 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.06%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Medford is $589,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.61%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Medford public schools spend $15,772 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.8 students per teacher in Medford. More Education


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Housing Market in Medford

It's a good time to buy in Medford. Home Appreciation is up 7.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Medford Real Estate

The median home price in Medford is $589,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Medford   2 Reviews
Still Affordable - 8/5/2014
Medford is still an affordable place to live compared to the surrounding communities of Somerville, Cambridge, Winchester, and Arlington. It has easy access to highways... Read More

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Medford MA - 7/19/2007
Quality housing still at affordable prices. A nice bedroom community 7 miles from downtown Boston with excellent access to Cape Cod and New... Read More


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02155

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NEW LISTINGS IN MEDFORD
$560,000
62 Tainter St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$645,000
133 Rock Glen Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$659,000
55 Whitney Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,199,000
61 Dudley St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$749,900
61 Dudley St
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$599,000
120 Jerome St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$670,000
522 Winthrop St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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