Over 24,000 people gladly call Medford, New York, in Suffolk County home. This centrally located hamlet is close to many things 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 making 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 Holtsville Ecology Site, Fire Island National Seashore and Smith Point County Park.
The average family living here makes $90,703 with many finding their incomes raising quickly. This is well above the United States average of $55,775.
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. 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, do not wait to make the move because 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 prices in Medford catch up to those in surrounding communities.
Most renters pay an average of $1,757 which is much lower than the average of $2,428 monthly for a two-bedroom unit in most of the surrounding area.
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