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ZIP Code 97501

Primary City:Medford, OR (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Pacific (6:01am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.3, -122.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97501. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 97501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97501, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Medford, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97501 is located in southwest Oregon and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97501 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97501 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,117
Population Density 793 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,816
Median Home Value $169,800
Land Area 53.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,416
Median Household Income $36,051

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6881,4311,3581,3581,4581,6651,4461,3181,3381,5361,4011,3911,155833549462312280
Female1,5791,3511,3281,3771,4561,5181,4181,2191,3071,4121,4371,4591,261911652541453459
Total3,2672,7822,6862,7352,9143,1832,8642,5372,6452,9482,8382,8502,4161,7441,2011,003765739

Gender

 Male 20,979 50%
 Female 21,138 50%
Gender

Race

 White 34,909 82.9%
 Black Or African American 399 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 603 1.4%
 Asian 374 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 144 0.3%
 Other Race 3,953 9.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,735 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1249171,2621,8632,1531,5301,049450
Renter8711,8381,4041,35692739718986
Total9952,7552,6663,2193,0801,9271,238536

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,222 44%
 Single Guardian 3,306 20%
 Singles 4,491 27%
 Singles With Roommate 1,397 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,963 67%
 Households with Kids 5,453 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male341317343350289275298275294276240271289282270263278271276298
Female319337311296276299259252265284261270255258305255283298236311
Total660654654646565574557527559560501541544540575518561569512609

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97501 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97501 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 97501 real estate data, the median home value of $169,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97501 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,388 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 214 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 23 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 2 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 490 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,139 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,209 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,068 40%
 Households Vacant 1,400 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 527 37.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 2.1%
 For Sale Only 303 21.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 62 4.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 112 8.0%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 359 25.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 221 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,730 23%
 2 Bedroom 3,091 41%
 3+ Bedroom 2,411 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $36,051 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97501 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97501 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,192 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,381 31%
 No Earnings 12,034 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,192 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,381 31%
 No Earnings 12,034 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,824 86.8%
 Public transportation 284 1.6%
 Taxicab 9 0.0%
 Motorcycle 108 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,068 5.9%
 Worked at Home 936 5.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,762 20%
 High School Graduate 7,947 58%
 Associate's degree 822 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,532 11%
 Master's degree 459 3%
 Professional school degree 175 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,136 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 819 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,130 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97501

ZIP Code 97501 is in the Medford School District 549c. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97501.

Logos Public Charter School
400 Earhart
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Medford School District 549c
Griffin Creek Elementary School
2430 Griffin Creek Rd
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medford School District 549c
Howard Elementary School
286 Mace Rd
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medford School District 549c
Jefferson Elementary School
333 Holmes Ave
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medford School District 549c
Oak Grove Elementary School
2838 West Main St
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medford School District 549c
Washington Elementary School
610 South Peach St
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medford School District 549c
Mcloughlin Middle School
320 West Second St
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Medford School District 549c
South Medford High School
1551 Cunningham Ave
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Medford School District 549c
North Medford High School
1900 North Keene Way Dr
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Medford School District 549c
Central Medford High School
815 South Oakdale Ave
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Medford School District 549c
Sacred Heart Catholic School
431 S Ivy St
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Dimension Christian School
129 N Oakdale Ave
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Harvest Baptist Christian School
2001 S Columbus Ave
Medford, OR 97501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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