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Overview

Introduction to Oxford, Ohio

Oxford, Ohio is 12 miles NW of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center) and 28 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is in Butler County. The city is part of the Hamilton - Middletown metro area.

Oxford History

Oxford was founded by James Heaton on March 29, 1810, a year after Miami University was officially recognized. The place was named after the college town of Oxford in England. The area was originally incorporated on February 23, 1830, as a village. Oxford adopted a charter form of government in 1960 and in 1962 it became a town. Oxford was reincorporated as a city in 1971.

Oxford and Nearby Attractions

  • Hueston Woods State Park
  • McGuffey House and Museum
  • Pioneer Farm and House Museum
  • Hueston Woods Nature Center
  • Miami University Art Museum

Things To Do In Oxford

Oxford offers a well maintained Skate Park where both residents and visitors can enjoy in-line skating. The city also offers some scenic hiking trails and you can enjoy fishing, swimming and other sport activities within the city. There are several golf courses within Oxford. You can also visit the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Skirball Museum and the Americana Amusement Park.

Oxford Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport is the nearest international airport.

Oxford Higher Education

Miami University - Oxford is the local university. The other colleges close to the city are Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Xavier University and University of Cincinnati - Main Campus.

Demographics

People

Total Population21,941
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens6.9%
Employed Population 16+8,330
Age of the Population21

Families

% of people married15.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher58.8%
Median Earnings25+$37,480
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,830
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,611

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,170
% Above Poverty Level53.9%
% Below Poverty Level46.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work26.6%
% Using Public Transportation4%

Housing

People Living Alone36.9%
Median Gross Rent$772
Median House Value$185,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.7%
German20.2%
Irish10.4%
Italian6.3%
English5.8%
Polish3.8%
Scottish2.4%
French Except Basque2.3%
Swedish1.6%
Russian1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Welsh1%
Arab0.8%
Lebanese0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Slovene0.7%
Greek0.6%
Austrian0.6%
African0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Czech0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Sierra Leone0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Turkish0.1%
US/American0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Israeli0.1%
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Oxford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Butler County
Standard Zip Codes45056
Phone Area Codes513
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.5
Approximate Longitude-84.74

Oxford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFAIRFIELD
Distance13.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches
StationBROOKVILLE
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches
StationFRANKLIN
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Camden2,013$43,333
College Corner401$47,292
Millville765$72,917
Seven Mile821$62,875
Somerville259$53,750
West Elkton240$48,750

Oxford Hospitals

Mccullough-hyde Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
110 North Poplar Street
(513) 523-2111

Oxford Public Schools

Bogan Elementary
5200 Hamilton Richmond Rd
ZIP: 45056
(513) 273-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 336
Kramer Elementary School
400 W Sycamore St
ZIP: 45056
(513) 273-3500
Primary
Total Enrollment 545
Maude Marshall Elementary School
3260 Oxford Millville Rd
ZIP: 45056
(513) 273-3600
Primary
Total Enrollment 407
Talawanda High School
5301 University Park Blvd
ZIP: 45056
(513) 273-3200
High
Total Enrollment 903
Talawanda Middle School
4030 Oxford Reily Rd
ZIP: 45056
(513) 273-3300
Middle
Total Enrollment 748

Oxford Private Schools

Mcguffey Foundation School
5128 Westgate Dr
ZIP: 45056
Elementary
Total Enrollment 37
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Historic Oxford

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The Western College between 1900 and 1906

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The Western College between 1900 and 1906

The Western College c1904.

The Western College for Women class of 1905 1904 (est.)

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