Oxford, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Oxford Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Oxford Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Oxford Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 18% Oxford Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Oxford, Wisconsin

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

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

The People

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
College Educated Adults 5 3
People Above Poverty 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 10
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Oxford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles N of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Marquette
Standard Zip Codes 53952
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.781
Longitude -89.572

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 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
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Oxford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 536 100%
Male 251 46.8%
Female 285 53.2%
Under 18 149 27.8%
18+ 387 72.2%
65+ 97 18.1%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.1
White 518 96.6%
African-American 8 1.5%
Asian 3 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 3 0.6%
Mixed Race 3 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.9%

Estimated Oxford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 549
Growth 13
Growth % 2.4%

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 47.6%
Irish 11.8%
Norwegian 7%
Polish 5.8%
English 5.1%
US/American 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Scottish 3%
Italian 2.8%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
French Canadian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Swiss 0.9%
Danish 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Swedish 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Hungarian 0.5%
British 0.5%
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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:

Brooks (53952)

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 536 $42,292
Endeavor 440 $51,250
Lake Delton 1,982 $40,952
Lyndon Station 458 $32,404
Montello 1,397 $43,625
Westfield 1,217 $34,306
Wisconsin Dells 2,418 $46,304

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Oxford Public Library
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