Oxford, Indiana

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Oxford, Indiana

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High Points

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 17% Oxford Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Oxford, Indiana

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Senior Citizens 5 7
Age of the Population 5 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 7
Portion of People Married 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 3 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Short Commute Times 4 4
Working at Home 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 4
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Oxford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles W of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 47971
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.519
Longitude -87.247

Oxford Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
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Oxford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,271 100%
Male 624 49.1%
Female 647 50.9%
Under 18 341 26.8%
18+ 930 73.2%
65+ 198 15.6%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 3.01
White 1,244 97.9%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 9 0.7%
Mixed Race 14 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1%

Estimated Oxford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,208
Growth -63
Growth % -5%

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
US/American 27.5%
German 25.1%
Irish 13.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
English 5.9%
French (except Basque) 4.3%
Scottish 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Swedish 1.8%
Dutch 1.2%
Italian 1%
Pennsylvania German 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 0.8%
French Canadian 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Slovak 0.4%
British 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oxford 1,271 $45,966
Ambia 197 $38,750
Boswell 827 $36,136
Earl Park 485 $37,188
Fowler 2,415 $50,586
Otterbein 1,312 $45,341
Pine Village 255 $43,750

Oxford Public Libraries

Oxford Pl
Oxford, Indiana
(765) 385-2177

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Oxford High Schools (2004)

4241 E 300 S
Serves 999 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

Oxford Colleges

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