Medford, Massachusetts Houses for Sale

Medford is located in the northeastern part of the state of Massachusetts and a city in Middlesex County, and sits on the northern part of Boston and sits along the Mystic River. Matthew Cradock settled in the area where the present-day Medford stood and constructed a plantation in 1630. In 1631, Medford started a shipbuilding industry with one of the first that will sail to the ocean that was built in the United States - Blessing of the Bay. The city’s local merchants were active the triangular trader wherein the rum they made out of the West Indian sugar were then traded for African slaves, who were subsequently bought and sold to the West Indies. The city’s modern economy was primarily based on services and trade. There were several colonial buildings that are still being preserved.

Medford, MA Prices for Houses for Sale

AVERAGE
845,279 +18%
MEDIAN
789,000 +15%

Relative Price (per sqft.)

PRICE

Listings of Medford Homes for Purchase

ACTIVE
108 +8%
NEW
160 +11%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

DAYS
14 -10%

Crime & Safety

Total Arrests 195 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,540 (2020)
CrimeScore 15.33  
National Rank 1737th  
Statewide Rank 11th  

Local Statistics

Population 60,847 (0.06%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,574 (14.98%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 1
Arson 3
Assault Offenses 283
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 38
Counterfeiting/Forgery 16
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 118
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 27
Embezzlement 10
Extortion/Blackmail 3
Fraud Offenses 560
Kidnapping/Abduction 4
Larceny/Theft Offenses 472
Motor Vehicle Theft 38
Pornography/Obscene Material 3
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 17
Sex Offenses 2
Stolen Property Offenses 4
Weapon Law Violations 12