Oxford, Georgia

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High Points

Oxford strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Oxford Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Oxford Well-Paid Single Women
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 12% Oxford Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 17% Oxford Low Property Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 18% Oxford People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 19% Oxford Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Oxford, Georgia

Comparing Oxford to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 8
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9
Median Family Income 7 8
People Above Poverty 6 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Short Commute Times 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
People Living Alone 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 8 9
Low Property Crime 7 9

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Oxford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 31 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Newton
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30054
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.618
Longitude -83.867

Oxford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50 inches
Station WINDER 1 SSE
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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Oxford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,892 100%
Male 829 43.8%
Female 1,063 56.2%
Under 18 338 17.9%
18+ 1,554 82.1%
65+ 155 8.2%
Median Age 22.4
Average Family Size 3
White 1,147 60.6%
African-American 619 32.7%
Asian 77 4.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.4%
Other 18 1%
Mixed Race 22 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 35 1.8%

Estimated Oxford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,214
Growth 322
Growth % 17%

Oxford Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.9%
English 8.2%
US/American 8.1%
German 5.9%
Irish 5.6%
Scottish 2.9%
African 2.8%
Italian 2.2%
Dutch 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
European 0.9%
Norwegian 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Slovak 0.5%
Jamaican 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oxford 1,892 $43,571
Conyers 10,689 $38,255
Covington 11,547 $36,408
Jersey 163 $53,750
Mansfield 392 $37,813
Porterdale 1,281 $30,398
Social Circle 3,379 $37,183
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