The City of Medford 

The City of Medford is selling a 2002, ¾ Ton, Dodge Pickup.  Click on this link for details.

New LED Street Lights

Steele Waseca Cooperative Electric will be installing new LED streetlights throughout the majority of the City of Medford.  The new lights are being installed as part of an energy efficiency program.

 Medford Recognized as one of the Best Small Towns in Minnesota!

Medford made the top 20 list of Best Small Towns in Minnesota!  The recognition released in mid-April valued a community’s unemployment, housing, income, highly educated adults, commutes, population density and insurance rates – data collected from the 2012-2016 American Community Survey and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Cities selected have populations of less than 5,000 and more than 1,000 or 214 communities in all.  Medford is #20!

The statistics included:

  • Population: 1,309
  • Median Income: $67,944 (46th Best)
  • Median Home Value: $149,800 (77th Best)

More details of the study  


Medford is located 45 miles south of the Twin Cities between Faribault and Owatonna directly off Interstate 35.  According to MNDOT, an average of 33,300 vehicles, traveling I35, pass by Medford daily.  The highest one day traffic count in 2016 was 49,075.   

Medford has beautiful park areas with a variety of family recreational activities including a softball diamond, volleyball courts, tennis courts, basketball court, and walking paths.

The downtown area of Medford has a variety of businesses to meet your everyday needs. Along with abundant housing opportunities, the wonderful school district makes Medford a great place to call home.

Medford has huge opportunities for commercial and industrial business along Interstate 35. Home of the Medford Outlet Center, Furniture Outlet and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers.

16 Acres of Developable Land for Sale (Zoned Residential):  Medford Public Schools is selling 16 acres of prime real estate.  Contact Berkshire Hathaway Home Services for more information:  (507) 451-7355.



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