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People

Total Population 4,338
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 23.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,998
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 46.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,722
% Above Poverty Level 88.4%
% Below Poverty Level 11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 46%
Median Gross Rent $549
Median House Value $107,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 6.7%

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

Medford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles E of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Taylor
Standard Zip Codes 54451
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.138
Longitude -90.34

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 MEDFORD
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Station JUMP RIVER 3 E
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 30 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Station STANLEY
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Chelsea (54451)

Esadore Lake (54451)

Goodrich (54451)

Little Black (54451)

Perkinstown (54451)

Whittlesey (54451)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abbotsford 2,179 $41,699
Athens 1,016 $51,719
Curtiss 319 $38,750
Dorchester 977 $45,000
Rib Lake 1,061 $45,000
Stetsonville 605 $55,000

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

Medford Public Libraries

Library
Frances L. Simek Memorial Library Medford
400 N. MAIN ST.
Medford, Wisconsin
(715) 748-2505
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Medford Hospitals

MEMORIAL HEALTH CTR
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
135 S GIBSON ST
(715) 748-8100
Emergency Service: Yes

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1015 W BROADWAY AVE
715-748-5951
Serves 800 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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