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Population (year 2000): 12,273. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,343 (+0.6% change)
Males: 6,031 (49.1%), Females: 6,242 (50.9%)

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $97,748 (year 2000)
Median house value: $358,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Medfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (37.1%), Italian (17.3%), English (14.2%), German (9.5%), United States (5.1%), French (5.0%).

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Elevation: 178 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Medfield,

For population 25 years and over in Medfield

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Medfield town

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 68.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

5.3% Foreign born (2.7% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.7% North America).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (11.4 miles Framingham, pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (17.4 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (206.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Medfield, MA Millis-Clicquot, (3.7 miles MA Millis, (4.0 miles MA (4.1 miles Dover, MA Norfolk, (5.0 miles MA Walpole, (5.2 miles .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 59 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $235,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $259,100
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $290,200
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $256,300
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $380,000
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $433,800
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $344,800
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $374,100
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $388,300

Latitude: 42.19 N, Longitude: 71.30 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (19.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.1%), Retail trade (10.4%).


 

Crime in Medfield by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 3 1 1 0
    per 100,000 8.1 24.4 8.1 8.1 0.0
Robberies 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.1 0.0
Assaults 4 5 1 6 4
    per 100,000 32.6 40.7 8.1 48.9 32.6
Burglaries 17 10 20 17 12
    per 100,000 138.5 81.5 163.0 138.5 97.8
Thefts 37 77 47 62 50
    per 100,000 301.5 627.4 383.0 505.2 407.4
Auto thefts 6 4 1 3 4
    per 100,000 48.9 32.6 8.1 24.4 32.6
35.4 51.3 32.3 47.3 32.3


Average climate in Medfield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Medfield,

Medfield-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Medfield city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Medfield:
  • MEDFIELD STATE HOSPITAL (45 HOSPITAL RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Medfield:
  • CARITAS SOUTHWOOD HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; NORFOLK, MA)
  • WESTWOOD PEMBROKE HEALTH SYSTEMS (about 7 miles; WESTWOOD, MA)
  • CARITAS NORWOOD HOSPITAL, INC (about 8 miles; NORWOOD, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Medfield:
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 20 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 24 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 34 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Medfield:
  • NORFOLK (about 7 miles; NORFOLK, MA; ID: 32M)
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 10 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)
  • HOPEDALE INDUSTRIAL PARK (about 15 miles; HOPEDALE, MA; ID: 1B6)

Amtrak stations near Medfield:
  • 10 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.). Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medfield:
  • WELLESLEY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,241)
  • MASSACHUSETTS BAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; WELLESLEY HILLS, MA; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • FRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE (about 13 miles; FRAMINGHAM, MA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • BOSTON COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CHESTNUT HILL, MA; FT enrollment: 13,341)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 15 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • BENTLEY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; WALTHAM, MA; FT enrollment: 4,651)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 18 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
Public high school in Medfield:
  • MEDFIELD SENIOR HIGH (Students: 828; Location: 24 POUND STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Medfield:
  • THOMAS BLAKE MIDDLE (Students: 721; Location: 88R SOUTH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RALPH WHEELOCK SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 17 ELM STREET; Grades: 02 - 03)
  • MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 496; Location: 59 ADAMS STREET; Grades: PK - 01)
  • DALE STREET (Students: 494; Location: 45 ADAMS STREET; Grades: 04 - 05)
Library in Medfield:
  • MEDFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $478,693; Location: 468 MAIN STREET; 56,888 books; 2,816 audio materials; 2,606 video materials; 106 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Medfield: Medfield Shops (A), Medfield Historical Society Library (B).

Churches in Medfield include: United Church of Christ (A), Episcopal Church of the Advent (B), First Baptist Church of Medfield (C).

Cemetery: Vine Lake Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: Kingsbury Pond (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Brook (A), Sewall Brook (B), Nantasket Brook (C), Vine Brook (D).

Parks in Medfield include: Medfield Rhodendron Reservation (1), Medfield Rhododendron Reservation (2).

Post office: (A).  


Medfield compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Medfield:
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSRO (650 AM; 2 kW; ASHLAND, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Medfield:
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WZLY (91.5 FM; WELLESLEY, MA; Owner: WELLESLEY COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Medfield:
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

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