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Medford Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Medford Area is 206,583. The Medford Area population density is 73.74 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 39.65 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Medford Area is white, which represent 91.62% of the total population. The average Medford Area education level is lower than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 206,583. #206

Population Density, #486

Medford Area
73.74 per square mile
39.65 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:189,271 (91.62%, #274)
Black:1,476 (0.71%, #754)
Hispanic:23,606 (11.43%, #234)
Asian:2,064 (1.00%, #430)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,293 (1.11%, #203)
One Race, Other:3,267 (1.58%, see rank)
Two or More Races:8,212 (3.98%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:20,468 (86.71%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:756 (3.20%, see rank)
Cuban:305 (1.29%, see rank)
Central American:468 (1.98%, see rank)
South American:255 (1.08%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

166,140 (80.42%) out of the total population of 206,583 reported first ancestry.

 Medford Area% of the Total PopulationOregonU.S.
Arab5330.26%, see rank0.39%0.56%
Czech8340.40%, see rank0.54%0.47%
Danish2,2591.09%, see rank1.07%0.42%
Dutch4,7582.30%, see rank2.27%1.40%
English27,22313.18%, see rank11.73%8.02%
French11,2795.46%, see rank4.00%3.34%
German40,84619.77%, see rank19.70%15.03%
Greek1,0710.52%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian5790.28%, see rank0.36%0.46%
Irish27,63813.38%, see rank12.15%10.80%
Italian10,6595.16%, see rank3.78%5.52%
Norwegian5,8472.83%, see rank3.85%1.42%
Polish3,5921.74%, see rank1.74%3.01%
Portuguese2,2301.08%, see rank0.54%0.44%
Russian2,2891.11%, see rank1.28%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3,4061.65%, see rank1.43%0.99%
Scottish6,6553.22%, see rank3.10%1.72%
Subsaharan African4030.20%, see rank0.53%0.95%
Swedish6,1512.98%, see rank2.87%1.27%
Swiss1,2840.62%, see rank0.75%0.30%
Ukrainian4800.23%, see rank0.54%0.31%
American10,2374.96%, see rank5.47%7.12%
Welsh2,0681.00%, see rank1.07%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 100,809 (48.80%, see rank)
Females: 105,774 (51.20%, see rank)

Medford Area
Male: 48.80%
Female: 51.20%
Male: 49.46%
Female: 50.54%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Medford Area
42.70 years old
38.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Medford Area
41.80 years old
37.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Medford Area
43.90 years old
40.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Medford Area% of the Total PopulationOregonU.S.
Under 5 years11,9695.79%, see rank5.94%6.36%
5 to 9 years12,5046.05%, see rank6.15%6.51%
10 to 14 years11,8735.75%, see rank6.18%6.59%
15 to 19 years12,6876.14%, see rank6.35%6.85%
20 to 24 years12,3185.96%, see rank6.73%7.13%
25 to 34 years24,70311.96%, see rank13.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years22,99711.13%, see rank13.02%12.96%
45 to 54 years27,42313.27%, see rank13.44%14.09%
55 to 64 years31,17615.09%, see rank13.61%12.29%
65 to 74 years21,39510.36%, see rank8.49%7.64%
75 to 84 11,6605.64%, see rank4.36%4.25%
85 years and over5,8782.85%, see rank2.08%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Medford AreaOregonU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population145,232, 100%2,677,376209,056,129
Less Than High School16,274, 11.21%, see rank10.52%13.67%
High School Graduate39,562, 27.24%, see rank24.54%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree52,917, 36.44%, see rank34.87%29.09%
Bachelor Degree22,643, 15.59%, see rank18.89%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree13,836, 9.53%, see rank11.18%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.57, see rank13.8113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Medford Area OregonU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4,66674.15%25.85%65.82%34.18%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)19,86692.73%, see rank7.27%, see rank90.52%9.48%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)9,42587.37%, see rank12.63%, see rank91.67%8.33%90.60%9.40%
College10,70691.03%, see rank8.97%, see rank84.23%15.77%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,21472.16%, see rank27.84%, see rank63.97%36.03%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Medford AreaOregonU.S.
Total Households82,977, 100%1,522,988116,211,092
Average Household Size2.44, see rank2.502.63
1 Person Households24,097, 29.04%, see rank27.93%27.57%
2 or More Person Households58,880, 70.96%, see rank72.07%72.43%
Family Households (Families)53,209, 64.12%, see rank63.44%66.22%
Average Family Size3.09, see rank3.173.32
Married-Couple Family39,625, 47.75%, see rank48.31%48.42%
Nonfamily Households29,768, 35.88%, see rank36.56%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Medford Area%OregonU.S.
15 Years and Over Total170,237see rank3,187,791252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over82,247100%, see rank1,564,715123,281,364
Never Married23,49528.57%, see rank33.24%35.77%
Married44,19053.73%, see rank52.43%52.04%
Widowed2,4582.99%, see rank2.56%2.57%
Divorced12,10414.72%, see rank11.76%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over87,990100%, see rank1,623,076129,692,771
Never Married20,53523.34%, see rank26.57%29.48%
Married44,02250.03%, see rank50.46%49.19%
Widowed8,5489.71%, see rank8.34%9.16%
Divorced14,88516.92%, see rank14.63%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Medford Area%OregonU.S.
Native194,87994.33%, see rank90.16%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence81,18139.30%, see rank45.87%58.73%
Born in Different State111,34453.90%, see rank43.20%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2,3541.14%, see rank1.08%1.42%
Foreign Born11,7045.67%, see rank9.84%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4,4492.15%, see rank3.86%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship7,2553.51%, see rank5.99%7.09%
Born In Europe2,1621.05%, see rank1.50%1.53%
Born In Asia1,6160.78%, see rank2.92%3.82%
Born In Africa1320.06%, see rank0.30%0.55%
Born In Oceania1070.05%, see rank0.18%0.07%
Born In Latin America7,0063.39%, see rank4.53%6.83%
Born In Northern America6810.33%, see rank0.40%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Medford Area%OregonU.S.
English74,87390.23%, see rank85.43%79.39%
Spanish5,5936.74%, see rank7.76%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1,5591.88%, see rank3.15%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages7640.92%, see rank3.03%3.36%
Other1880.23%, see rank0.63%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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