Medford, Oregon

Medford: The most populous city in Jackson County, Oregon. It is located in the Rogue Valley in southwestern Oregon. Medford is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Medford Art Museum and the Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport.


Medford is a city located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of Oregon. Its population at the 2010 census was 74,907 and a population density of 3,339 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 83,412 inhabitants.

The city was created 394 years ago in 1629.

Medford locator map
Location of Medford on Oregon map.

Quick Facts about Medford

Population : 83,412 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oregon (United States)
County : Jackson County
Phone Area Codes : 781
Area : 22.44 km2
Altitude : 13 feet / 4 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1630 (394 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 09:27:56 (14th April 2024)
Postal code : 97501
Density : 3,718 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.2% (2010-2020)
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Medford is located at 42°19'35"N 122°52'32"W (42.3265200, -122.8755900).

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The population of Medford increased by 10.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 74,907 - census
2011 75,617 0.94% estimation process
2012 76,153 0.7% estimation process
2013 76,840 0.89% estimation process
2014 77,763 1.19% estimation process
2015 78,990 1.55% estimation process
2016 80,174 1.48% estimation process
2017 81,191 1.25% estimation process
2018 82,333 1.39% estimation process
2019 83,072 0.89% estimation process
2020 83,412 0.41% estimation process

Medford zip code is 97501. County name: Jackson, County fips: 41029

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People born in Medford (110)

People born in Medford, including prelate Francis Xavier Irwin, Influential post-industrial, acid house producer; independent electronic musician; electronic music producer Fred Giannelli, actress, journalist, television host and professional wrestler Maria Menounos, .


  • Julianne Nicholson (American Actress) she was born in 01/07/1971
  • Lincoln D. Faurer (United States general) he was born in 07/02/1928
  • Lydia Maria Child (American abolitionist, author and women's rights activist) she was born in 11/02/1802
  • Joe Sacco (American ice hockey player) he was born in 04/02/1969
  • Shawn Bates (American ice hockey player) he was born in 03/04/1975
  • Terri Lyne Carrington (American jazz drummer, composer, record producer and entrepreneur) she was born in 04/08/1965
  • Mary Carew (athletics competitor) she was born in 08/09/1913
  • Paul Theroux (American travel writer and novelist) he was born in 10/04/1941
  • Thayer David (American actor (1927-1978)) he was born in 04/03/1927
  • John Brooks (Massachusetts doctor, military officer, and governor (1752-1825)) he was born in 04/05/1752
  • John J. McCarthy (American linguist) he was born in 29/04/1953
  • David Delfino (American ice hockey player) he was born in 29/12/1965
  • Tony Giglio (American film director) he was born in 03/06/1971
  • Hal McKusick (American jazz flautist and saxophonist) he was born in 01/06/1924
  • William Francis Buckley (United States Army officer and the CIA station chief in Beirut) he was born in 30/05/1928
  • Kenneth Campbell (American painter and sculptor (1913-1986)) he was born in 14/04/1913
  • Richard Desmond (American ice hockey player) he was born in 02/03/1927
  • Walter James Edyvean (Catholic bishop) he was born in 18/10/1938

Schools in Medford

College & universities near Medford, OR

Code Name City ZIP
407610 Pacific Bible College Medford (OR) 97501
209153 Phagans Medford Beauty School Medford (OR) 97504
484950 Northwest College-Medford Medford (OR) 97504-9998
210146 Southern Oregon University Ashland (OR) 97520
208859 Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty Grants Pass (OR) 97526

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Medford, OR

Code Name Address Type
MFR Medford, Oregon 200 South Front Street BUS
WCT White City, Oregon 7455 Highway 62 BUS
GHL Gold Hill, OR 868 2nd Avenue BUS
AHL Ashland, Oregon 585 Siskiyou Blvd BUS
GTP Grants Pass, OR 460 NE Agness Avenue BUS

Post offices near Medford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Medford Post Office Medford (OR) 97501
Medford Carrier Annex Post Office Medford (OR) 97501
Central Poin Post Office Central Point (OR) 97502
Phoenix Post Office Phoenix (OR) 97535
Jacksonvill Post Office Jacksonville (OR) 97530

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  • Medford , Massachusetts The most populous city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. It is located in the Greater Boston metropolitan area. Medford is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Medford Historical Society and the Medford Arts Center. with a population of 60,847 people.
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  • Medford , Minnesota township in Steele County, Minnesota with a population of 833 people.
  • Medford , Maine town in Maine, USA with a population of 245 people.

Other cities in Jackson County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Jackson County , OR.

City Name Population Title
Ashland 21,194 City in Jackson County, Oregon, United States
Central Point 19,117 City in Oregon, USA
Eagle Point 9,656 City in Oregon, USA
Talent 6,700 City in Oregon, USA
Phoenix 4,678 City in Oregon, USA
Shady Cove 3,119 City in Oregon, USA
Jacksonville 2,865 City in Oregon, USA
Rogue River 2,340 River in Oregon, United States
Gold Hill 1,297 City in Oregon, USA
Butte Falls 457 City in Oregon, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Medford distances to largest Oregon cities