Located in New York, United States, the municipality of Medford is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
The noise levels in Medford are quite low, as the streets are tranquil - although there are still several louder areas, especially around Long Island Expressway or the railway line.
Most of the housing growth in Medford occurred between 1960 and 1980. The predominant housing types in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area are single detached homes and townhouses. Home owners occupy around 80% of the units in Medford whereas the remainder are rented. This municipality has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Accessing one of around 10 supermarkets by walking is an option for some, but not all, property owners in Medford. A small selection of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. With respect to education, residents may find it challenging to reach high schools and primary schools on foot. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Commuting by car is very convenient in Medford. Nearby highways, such as Long Island Expressway, are easy to drive to from any home in Medford, and it is especially convenient to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in this municipality is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there is the Medford Station with access to the Ronkonkoma BrBranch. No bus lines pass through the municipality. It is challenging for people traveling on foot to navigate Medford because most daily needs are difficult to meet by walking.