Demographics

People

Total Population1,339
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens7.6%
Employed Population 16+706
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married56.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.6%
Median Earnings25+$41,103
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,583
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.1%
Median Gross Rent$760
Median House Value$154,000

Ancestry

German38.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.6%
Norwegian14.8%
French Except Basque7.9%
Irish7.7%
Czech5.5%
English3.5%
Polish3.3%
Swedish2.5%
Dutch0.8%
Italian0.8%
Welsh0.8%
African0.7%
Sudanese0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Scottish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Luxemburger0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Medford Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySteele County
Standard Zip Codes55049
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.17
Approximate Longitude-93.24

Medford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOWATONNA
Distance5.2 miles
Jan Temp2 to 21 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationWASECA EXP STATION
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp1 to 21 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationST PETER 2 SW
Distance37.6 miles
Jan Temp2 to 23 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp36 to 61 F
Annual Precip29.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Faribault23,711$66,172
Morristown1,036$65,000
Nerstrand348$83,906
Owatonna25,656$80,993
Waseca9,056$59,056
Waterville1,984$69,567

Medford Public Schools

Medford Elementary
750 2nd Ave Se
ZIP: 55049
(507) 451-5250
Primary
Total Enrollment 478
Medford Secondary
750 2nd Ave Se
ZIP: 55049
(507) 214-6302
High
Total Enrollment 375
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