Medford, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 4,350. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,189 (-3.7% change)
Males: 2,073 (47.7%), Females: 2,277 (52.3%)

Taylor County

Zip code: 54451

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $35,278
Median house value: $76,700

Races in Medford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (60.1%), Norwegian (8.1%), Irish (7.1%), Polish (6.9%), English (5.2%), French (4.7%).

Elevation: 1476 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Medford

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 11.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Medford city

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+0.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Medford:

  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER INC (135 S GIBSON STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Medford:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Medford:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 54 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 70 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 82 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Medford:

  • TAYLOR COUNTY (about 5 miles; MEDFORD, WI; Abbreviation: MDZ)
  • PRENTICE (about 28 miles; PRENTICE, WI; Abbreviation: 5N2)
  • MARSHFIELD MUNI (about 37 miles; MARSHFIELD, WI; Abbreviation: MFI)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medford:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 69 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 83 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 83 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 102 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 110 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 112 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)

Schools

Public high school in Medford:

  • MEDFORD HI (Students: 800; Location: 1015 W BROADWAY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Medford:

  • MEDFORD MID (Students: 645; Location: 509 CLARK ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • MEDFORD EL (Students: 587; Location: 1065 W BROADWAY AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Medford:

  • HOLY ROSARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 215 SOUTH WASHINGTON; Grades: PK – 6)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 420 EAST LINCOLN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HILLSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: N1844 CTH E; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • AMISH COMM SCH-GREEN MEADOW (Students: 22; Location: W8332 PINE AVENUE; Grades: 1 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Medford:

  • FRANCES L. SIMEK MEMORIAL LIBRARY MEDFORD (Operating income: $241,476; Location: 400 NORTH MAIN STREET; 36,073 books; 1,384 audio materials; 2,086 video materials; 81 serial subscriptions)