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  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Medford is a town in Wisconsin with a population of 4,292. Medford is in Taylor County. Living in Medford offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Medford there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Medford and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Medford are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$111,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$661
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    324.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    185.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,530.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    162.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

Working in Medford

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,146
National
$62,843

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