Medford, OK Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,172. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,072 (-8.5% change)
Males: 560 (47.8%), Females: 612 (52.2%)

Grant County

Zip code: 73759

Median resident age: 41.4 years
Median household income: $27,708 (year 2000)
Median house value: $50,000 (year 2000)

Races in Medford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (26.3%), Irish (12.6%), United States (10.8%), English (10.1%), Czech (5.7%), French (2.9%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Medford

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Medford city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Medford:

  • SUMNER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT #1 (about 20 miles; CALDWELL, KS)
  • INTEGRIS BASS BAPTIST HEALTH CENTER (about 29 miles; ENID, OK)
  • INTEGRIS BASS PAVILION (about 29 miles; ENID, OK)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Medford:

  • VANCE AFB (about 35 miles; ENID, OK; ID: END)
  • WICHITA MID-CONTINENT (about 61 miles; WICHITA, KS; ID: ICT)
  • STILLWATER RGNL (about 64 miles; STILLWATER, OK; ID: SWO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Medford:

  • MEDFORD MUNI (about 2 miles; MEDFORD, OK; ID: O53)
  • HOMESTEAD FARMS (about 9 miles; POND CREEK, OK; ID: O66)
  • POND CREEK MUNI (about 12 miles; POND CREEK, OK; ID: 2K1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medford:

  • COWLEY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,392)
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 10,403)
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • LANGSTON UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; LANGSTON, OK; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 72 miles; STILLWATER, OK; FT enrollment: 16,937)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (about 80 miles; EDMOND, OK; FT enrollment: 10,926)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)

Schools

Public high school in Medford:

  • MEDFORD HS (Students: 81; Location: 301 N. MAIN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Medford:

  • MEDFORD ES (Students: 201; Location: 301N. MAIN; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Medford:

  • MEDFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,284; Location: 123 S MAIN; 10,176 books; 271 audio materials; 370 video materials; 35 serial subscriptions)