Oxford, Nebraska

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Oxford, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Oxford Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Oxford Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Oxford Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Oxford, Nebraska

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 8
Senior Citizens 9 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
College Educated Adults 6 4
Median Family Income 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 6
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Public Transportation Use 5 7
Working at Home 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Oxford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 160 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 205 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Furnas
Standard Zip Codes 68967
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.248
Longitude -99.633

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 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 42 F
Apr Temp 36 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 93 F
Oct Temp 38 to 73 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 24 inches
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Oxford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 876 100%
Male 430 49.1%
Female 446 50.9%
Under 18 199 22.7%
18+ 677 77.3%
65+ 195 22.3%
Median Age 43.7
Average Family Size 2.81
White 860 98.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Oxford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 806
Growth -70
Growth % -8%

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
German 41.4%
US/American 15.4%
Irish 10.3%
Swedish 7.2%
English 5.4%
Czech 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Danish 2.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
European 2.1%
Dutch 2%
Polish 1%
Norwegian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Austrian 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oxford, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Albany (68967)
Hollinger (68967)
Mascot (68967)
Reuben (68967)
Spring Grove (68967)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oxford 876 $40,875
Arapahoe 1,028 $36,750
Atlanta 130 $36,875
Beaver City 641 $38,594
Edison 154 $26,875
Orleans 425 $28,056
Stamford 202 $42,250

Oxford Public Libraries

Oxford Municipal Library
Oxford, Nebraska
(308) 824-3381

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Oxford High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 258 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

A Special Education School
Serves 7 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

Oxford Colleges

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