Medford, Oregon 

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Population

79,805

70% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$42,366

Avg. Home Price

$269,900

Best Places to Live in Medford, Oregon

Small-town complex - Southern Oregon along I-5, 30 miles north of the California border
Pros
-Nearby recreation
-Attractive setting
-College-town element
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Air quality
-Low ethnic diversity

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What Bert Has To Say About Medford Metro Area

Medford is historically an agricultural and timber processing center known for fruit growing (particularly its pears). More recently it has evolved as a cultural and residential crossroads between California and the Pacific Northwest. The city itself is fairly nondescript but has undergone some renewal and has a full complement of shopping and retail establishments popular with locals and Californians passing through to avoid sales tax. The timber industry is active but in long-term decline. Skiing, watersports, mountain biking, rafting, and hiking opportunities are abundant in the nearby mountains and Rogue River Valley. Ashland, 10 miles south, is a cute college town and arts community anchored by Southern Oregon State University and a renowned annual Shakespeare festival.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Oregon
County: Jackson County
Metro Area: Medford Metro Area
City: Medford
Zip Codes: 97504 97501
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 1298 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Medford is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Medford jobs have increased by 2.63%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Medford's cost of living is 7.70% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Medford's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Medford's population is 79,805 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 69.98%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Medford is $269,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.95%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Medford public schools spend $8,910 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.9 students per teacher in Medford. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Medford

It's a good time to buy in Medford. Home Appreciation is up 9.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Medford Real Estate.

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Reviews for Medford   40 Reviews
Dreadford Oregon - 4/3/2018
I used to have a positive feeling for this town, but this place has become such a depressing place to live, its boring, there isn't much fun stuff for families to do... Read More

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a couple of questions - 4/14/2017
I'm curious about the arts/cultural scene in the Rogue River Valley and Southern Oregon in general, more specifically, is there decent live music to enjoy at clean,... Read More

Good info - 2/15/2017
More up to date than other sites I have been... Read More


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