U.S. Beacon October 19, 2019

Medford, MA

Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Latitude: 42.419996     Longitude: -71.107942
Population 53,523 (2005)
Elevation of Medford, Massachusetts: 14 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2539835, place: Medford city, Massachusetts)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 46,929 (100%)
In labor force: 30,133 (64.21%)
--Civilian labor force: 30,112 (64.17%)
----Employed: 29,024 (61.85%)
----Unemployed: 1,088 (2.32%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 3.6%
--Armed Forces: 21 (0.04%)
Not in labor force: 16,796 (35.79%)
Females 16 years and over: 25,255 (53.82%)
In labor force: 14,907 (31.77%)
--Civilian labor force: 14,902 (31.75%)
----Employed: 14,361 (30.6%)
Own children under 6 years: 3,107 (6.62%)
All parents in family in labor force: 1,784 (3.8%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 28,416 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 18,542 (65.25%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 2,679 (9.43%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 5,130 (18.05%)
Walked: 1,276 (4.49%)
Other means: 252 (0.89%)
Worked at home: 537 (1.89%)
Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 29,024 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 12,230 (42.14%)
Service occupations: 4,032 (13.89%)
Sales and office occupations: 8,261 (28.46%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 10 (0.03%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 2,030 (6.99%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 2,461 (8.48%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 36 (0.12%)
Construction: 1,394 (4.8%)
Manufacturing: 2,420 (8.34%)
Wholesale trade.: 794 (2.74%)
Retail trade: 3,290 (11.34%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 1,268 (4.37%)
Information: 1,319 (4.54%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 2,716 (9.36%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 4,160 (14.33%)
Educational, health and social services: 6,857 (23.63%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 1,935 (6.67%)
Other services (except public administration): 1,416 (4.88%)
Public administration: 1,419 (4.89%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 23,875 (82.26%)
Government workers: 3,662 (12.62%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 1,448 (4.99%)
Unpaid family workers: 39 (0.13%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 22,081 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,589 (7.2%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 1,187 (5.38%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 2,295 (10.39%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 2,198 (9.95%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 3,088 (13.98%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 4,934 (22.35%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 3,109 (14.08%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 2,820 (12.77%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 506 (2.29%)
$200,000 or more: 355 (1.61%)
Median household income: $52,476

With earnings: 17,293 (78.32%)
--Mean earnings: $63,495
With Social Security income: 6,943 (31.44%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,484
With Supplemental Security Income: 938 (4.25%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $7,225
With public assistance income: 366 (1.66%)
--Mean public assistance income: $3,883
With retirement income: 4,218 (19.1%)
--Mean retirement income: $15,623

Families: 13,547 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 395 (2.92%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 304 (2.24%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,153 (8.51%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 1,238 (9.14%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,824 (13.46%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 3,400 (25.1%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 2,377 (17.55%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 2,238 (16.52%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 325 (2.4%)
$200,000 or more: 293 (2.16%)
Median family income: $62,409

Per capita income: $24,707

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $41,704
Female full-time, year-round workers: $34,948

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 555 (4.1%)
--With related children under 18 years: 302 (2.23%)
----With related children under 5 years: 130 (0.96%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 285 (2.1%)
--With related children under 18 years: 198 (1.46%)
----With related children under 5 years: 80 (0.59%)
Individuals: 3,418 (25.23%)
--18 years and over: 2,807 (20.72%)
----65 years and over: 673 (4.97%)
--Related children under 18 years: 566 (4.18%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 390 (2.88%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 1,839 (13.57%)

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