Statewide Claims to Fame

Oxford is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Female residents

Oxford is 7th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Oxford is 16th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Oxford Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 8,575 93rd 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.0 118th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,399 54th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Oxford Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 6.8% 75th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.4% 88th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.4% 16th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Oxford Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 78.6% 110th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.0% 107th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Oxford Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 38.6% 139th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 55.6% 7th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 88th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 94th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 61st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 95th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.8% 98th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 37.1% 137th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Oxford Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 55.7% 6th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 8.5% 37th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Oxford Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 3,771 98th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.7% 45th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 3,003 105th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 52.7% 111th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $124,900 103rd $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.6 41st 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Oxford Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $22,400 84th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $33,939 113th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 21.8% 41st 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Oxford Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 918 92nd 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $145,599 89th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $17,041 76th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $27,691 74th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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