Homes for Sale in Medford Center, Medford, MA

Medford Center is the centermost section of the city of Medford, MA, located directly east of West Medford and west of Glenwood and Wellington. Borders of this neighborhood include S Border Road to the north, Northern Expressway to the east, the Mystic River to the south, and Governors Avenue to the east. This suburb’s southern riverfront portion serves as the primary downtown district of Medford and is home to government offices, a shopping center, and other office buildings. North of this area, you have the neighborhood’s residential portion, comprised of various suburban single-family houses. Centrally located, residents enjoy easy access to schools, shopping, restaurants, public parks, a hospital, and many other local businesses in Medford. There are also two river crossings located next to Medford Center that connect to South Medford and the city of Somerville.

The majority of homes in Medford Center are the Colonial-style homes built during the early 1900s that were developed during the region’s big suburban boom. Most of these have been remodeled and upgraded through the years but retain most of the original layout and design of properties built during that era. You can also find some replacement properties throughout the community built after the 1950s and some recent construction developed in the 2000s. Although these homes are newer, they still feature Colonial Revival architecture, the standard in the region. Single-family home builds in the community range between two to five-bedroom layouts with one two three baths and 1,200 sqft to 4,000 sqft in living space. Property prices range between $400,000 to $1 million, with currently listed properties averaging around the $600,000 range. Lot sizes are a bit larger for most households in the community, with lovely wooded spaces at the back of the home being a common feature throughout the community.

Market Overview

Medford Real Estate Information

Median Home Price

$717,000

Median Sale Price

$750,500

Median Price Per Sqft

$406

Number of Households

22,917

Median Days in Market

99

Median Rent

$2,200

What's To Love

You’ll love the preserved charm of a town with early history. There are many options from Victorian single-family homes to condos that allow you to find the right fit. The new Medford Public Library will be state-of-the-art and a new meeting place for many community members and generations to come. As a resident, you can expect town-wide capital improvements over the next few years!

What's Not To Love

The older homes have gracious square footage which now calls for a price premium in Medford. Consider the upgrade or maintenance costs in your budgets.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

Perfect for families or those looking to stay for a while. It’s a town you can grow into and grow old with! Residential areas in Medford Center are mostly suburban cul de sac neighborhoods that feature beautiful single-family homes and idyllic tree-lined streets. There are many greeneries and well-manicured yards throughout the community, adding to the suburb’s overall aesthetic quality. Centrally located, the area is an excellent choice for busy professionals and government employees working in the city center. Located next to two bridge crossings, Medford Center is also a great choice for those commuting daily into Somerville or Downtown Boston. If you would like to learn more about the neighborhood or schedule a home visit to a property you like, please contact our team for your real estate needs.

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Meet the locals

Who Lives in Medford

Population

56,915

Median Age

35.3

Median Household Income

$120,481

Home Ownership Percentage

56.2%

Education: Associates Degree or Higher

59.42%

Cost of Living Score

157.0

Entertainment

Things to do in Medford Center

McNally Park

Small neighborhood park featuring a lovely playground and ball field that you can visit with your kids.

Medford Square

Mixed-use space with various retail, dining, and commercial establishments.

Middlesex Fells Reservation

A vast 2,575 nature preserve that borders the city of Medford to the north.

Wright’s Tower

Hilltop structure that provides an overlooking view of the city of Medford and Boston's skyline.

Education

Schools in Medford Center

School Name
Grades
Admission
Roberts Elementary School
PK – 5
Public
Saint Joseph School
PK – 8
Private
Medford High School
9 – 12
Public
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Medford Center Map

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