U.S. Beacon August 25, 2019

Medford, MA

Middlesex County, Massachusetts

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



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

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 14,146 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 829 (5.86%)
Kindergarten: 543 (3.84%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 4,552 (32.18%)
High school (grades 9-12): 2,519 (17.81%)
College or graduate school: 5,703 (40.32%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 39,762 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 2,247 (5.65%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 3,495 (8.79%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 12,524 (31.5%)
Some college, no degree: 6,487 (16.31%)
Associate degree: 2,402 (6.04%)
Bachelor's degree: 7,930 (19.94%)
Graduate or professional degree: 4,677 (11.76%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 85.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 31.7%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 47,426 (100%)
Never married: 17,606 (37.12%)
Now married, except separated: 21,769 (45.9%)
Separated: 712 (1.5%)
Total Widowed: 3,994 (8.42%)
Widowed Female: 3,166 (6.68%)
Total Divorced: 3,345 (7.05%)
Divorced Female: 2,114 (4.46%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 704 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 203 (28.84%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 45,646 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 5,026 (11.01%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 10,091 (100%)
--With a disability: 867 (8.59%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 33,261 (100%)
--With a disability: 6,070 (18.25%)
----Percent employed: 64.7%
--No disability: 27,191 (81.75%)
----Percent employed: 81.6%
Population 65 years and over: 9,156 (100%)
--With a disability: 3,533 (38.59%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 53,060 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 31,901 (60.12%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 19,186 (36.16%)
--Same county: 11,684 (22.02%)
--Different county: 7,502 (14.14%)
----Same state: 3,310 (6.24%)
----Different state: 4,192 (7.9%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 1,973 (3.72%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 55,765 (100%)
Native: 46,728 (83.79%)
--Born in United States: 46,219 (100%)
----State of residence: 38,434 (68.92%)
----Different state: 7,785 (13.96%)
--Born outside United States: 509 (0.91%)
Foreign born: 9,037 (16.21%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 3,245 (5.82%)
--Naturalized citizen: 4,364 (7.83%)
--Not a citizen: 4,673 (8.38%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 9,037 (100%)
Europe: 3,675 (40.67%)
Asia: 1,869 (20.68%)
Africa: 287 (3.18%)
Oceania: 12 (0.13%)
Latin America: 2,891 (31.99%)
Northern America: 303 (3.35%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 53,060 (100%)
English only: 41,794 (78.77%)
Language other than English: 11,266 (21.23%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 4,738 (8.93%)
--Spanish: 1,309 (2.47%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 512 (0.96%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 7,982 (15.04%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 3,406 (6.42%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 1,565 (2.95%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 708 (1.33%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 55,765 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 63,654% (114.15%)
Arab: 409 (0.73%)
Czech: 55 (0.1%)
Danish: 168 (0.3%)
Dutch: 286 (0.51%)
English: 4,352 (7.8%)
French (except Basque): 1,578 (2.83%)
French Canadian: 1,619 (2.9%)
German: 2,144 (3.84%)
Greek: 940 (1.69%)
Hungarian: 122 (0.22%)
Irish: 14,268 (25.59%)
Italian: 17,390 (31.18%)
Lithuanian: 452 (0.81%)
Norwegian: 214 (0.38%)
Polish: 1,568 (2.81%)
Portuguese: 1,639 (2.94%)
Russian: 847 (1.52%)
Scotch-Irish: 826 (1.48%)
Scottish: 1,084 (1.94%)
Slovak: 53 (0.1%)
Subsaharan African: 463 (0.83%)
Swedish: 600 (1.08%)
Swiss: 59 (0.11%)
Ukrainian: 328 (0.59%)
United States or American: 1,775 (3.18%)
Welsh: 107 (0.19%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 1,679 (3.01%)
Other ancestries: 8,629 (15.47%)

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