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Medford is a city in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The latitude of Medford is 42.418N. The longitude is -71.106W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 54,734.
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3% of Medford residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Medford ancestry & family history guide.
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Recommendations: Dinner at the Bistro 5; try the calamari and the lobster risotto
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Medford was $24,707, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Medford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Medford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $734. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,466.
Libraries in Medford include Medford Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Medford include Medford Transcript
Medford restaurants taking online reservations include Bistro 5 ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Medford workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Medford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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