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People

Total Population 1,401
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 11.3%
Employed Population 16+ 699
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 58.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,688
% Above Poverty Level 92.4%
% Below Poverty Level 7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 16.4%
Median Gross Rent $681
Median House Value $148,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 7.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Medford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles W of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Steele
Standard Zip Codes 55049
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.174
Longitude -93.246

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)

Station OWATONNA
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station WASECA EXP STATION
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station ST PETER 2 SW
Distance 37.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 29.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Medford, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Deerfield (55049)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Faribault 23,509 $62,838

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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MEDFORD SEC.
BOX 38 104 2ND ST. N.E.
507-451-5250
Serves 285 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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