More than 24,000 people gladly call Medford, New York, in Suffolk County home. This centrally located hamlet is close to many fun attractions, including the Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill, where concerts are often held. Residents also enjoy living near the Baseball Heaven, where children can learn techniques to improve their skills and make them better players. Medford is also located near the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, where residents can watch live comedy shows and musicals performed.
Getting around the Medford area is extremely convenient because the community is served by the Horseblock Road (Suffolk CR 16), New York 112, Patchogue-Yaphank Road/Sills Road (Suffolk CR 101), and the Long Island Expressway. Many Medford residents enjoy spending time driving along the highways to the Holtsville Ecology Site, Fire Island National Seashore, and Smith Point County Park. Many of the homes for sale in Medford are located near beautiful natural areas, making these properties perfect for outdoorsy families.
The average family living here makes $90,703 per year, with many finding their incomes raising quickly. This is well above the United States' average annual income of $55,775, and with affordable real estate for sale in the area, Medford is the perfect place to live for many.
Most students start school at either Eagle Elementary School or Tremont Elementary School before advancing to Oregon Middle School. Most graduate from Patchogue Medford High School. All of these schools are in the Patchogue-Medford School District and students living in the southeastern part of the city may attend South Country Central School District, while those living in the northeast part of the community may attend Longwood Central School District.
If you are thinking of moving to Medford and have your eye on houses for sale nearby, do not wait to make the move, as home prices have raised 6.6 percent over the last year. The median home now costs $286,100, and trends suggest that prices will continue to rise throughout the year. This is still slightly lower than many of the surrounding communities, so now is the time to make your move before home costs in Medford catch up to those in surrounding Suffolk County communities.
Most renters pay an average of $1,757 per month, which is much lower than the average of $2,428 monthly cost for a two-bedroom unit in most of the surrounding areas. However, buying a home in Medford is a much more practical option for many, with the median home cost still in the $200,000-$300,000 range. Scroll down to take a look at some of the latest homes for sale in Medford, NY!
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