Oxford SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
10

Oxford, MS Photos

Oxford, Mississippi Info Snack

Oxford is a city in, and the county seat of, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. Founded in 1837, it was named after the British university city of Oxford in hopes of having the state university located there, which it did successfully attract.
Population
23,037
Unemployment
8.3%
Poverty
33.4%
Median Home
$258,600
Median Income
$39,886
Median Rent
$938

Rankings for Oxford in Mississippi

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Map Of Oxford, MS

Population over time in Oxford

Year Population % Change
2017 23,037 4.3%
2016 22,092 2.1%
2015 21,634 4.2%
2014 20,769 2.8%
2013 20,200 3.1%
2012 19,602 3.0%
2011 19,022 2.9%
2010 18,480 2.7%
2009 17,990 -
Crime/100k Oxford MS USA
Violent Crime 65.7 234.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 5.7 5.0
Robbery 24.6 53.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 41.0 157.2 246.8
Property Crime 2733.0 2403.0 2199.5
Burglary 332.4 697.8 376.0
Larceny 2330.8 1561.2 1594.6
Car Theft 69.8 144.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Oxford

White
70.6% (16,262)
African American
21.8% (5,011)
American Indian
0.4% (82)
Asian
4.0% (932)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.0% (223)
Hispanic
2.3% (527)
Race Oxford MS USA
White 70.6% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 21.8% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 4.0% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.3% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Oxford, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
18.8% (433,842)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (65,001)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.6% (289,892)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (283,168)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.8% (270,964)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.3% (283,666)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (246,807)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (224,143)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (83,182)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (123,030)
Income Oxford MS USA
Less than $10,000 18.8% 1023.7% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 690.3% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.6% 1289.9% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 1142.6% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.8% 1407.1% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.3% 1686.8% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 1120.9% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 1037.6% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 331.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 269.3% 697.9%

Gender in Oxford

Female
49.2% (11,331)
Male
50.8% (11,706)
Gender Oxford MS USA
Female 49.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Oxford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (230)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (921)
High School / GED
14.0% (3,225)
Some College
16.0% (3,685)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,612)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (6,911)
Master's Degree
14.0% (3,225)
Professional Degree
4.0% (921)
Doctorate Degree
10.0% (2,303)
Education Oxford MS USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 14.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 10.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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