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Medford, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Medford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 36.8037 and longitude -97.7379. Grant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,093 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Medford, but most people and references simply refer to it as Medford, Oklahoma.

The P1 Census Class Code for Medford indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Medford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Medford, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 978
Population in Households 951
Population in Familes 771
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 909
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 409
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $71,429
Average Home Value $79,379


Median Household Income $44,940
Average Household Income $56,652
Per Capita Income $24,131
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.43% -0.16%
Households -0.23% -0.1%
Families 0.53% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Medford, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medford to the other 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 246 67th
Population Density1 # 192 74th
Diversity Index2 # 688 6th
Median Household Income # 228 69th
Per Capita Income # 153 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.