Medford is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 4,338 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Medford is the 154th largest community in Wisconsin.
When you are in Medford, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.79% of Medford’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Medford is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medford who work in office and administrative support (15.11%), management occupations (8.20%), and teaching (6.12%).
Also of interest is that Medford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.03 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Medford doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Medford with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.48% of adults in Medford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Medford in 2010 was $22,997, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,988 for a family of four. However, Medford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Medford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Medford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Medford include Polish, Irish, English, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Medford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.