Oxford SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
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
22,092
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
35.4%
Median Home
$245,400
Median Income
$36,561
Median Rent
$874

Rankings for Oxford in Mississippi

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Map Of Oxford, MS

Population over time in Oxford

Year Population % Change
2017 22,092 2.1%
2016 21,634 4.2%
2015 20,769 2.8%
2014 20,200 3.1%
2013 19,602 3.0%
2012 19,022 2.9%
2011 18,480 2.7%
2010 17,990 -

Crime in Oxford Per 100k

Crime Oxford MS USA
Violent Crime 149.6 285.7 382.9
Murder 0.0 8.2 5.3
Robbery 45.7 69.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 62.3 171.5 248.9
Property Crime 2758.5 2733.9 2362.0
Burglary 353.1 828.1 430.4
Larceny 2355.5 1750.6 1694.0
Car Theft 49.9 155.2 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Oxford

White
71.6% (15,825)
African American
21.4% (4,730)
American Indian
0.1% (32)
Asian
4.1% (914)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (139)
Hispanic
2.0% (452)
Race Oxford MS USA
White 71.6% 57.0% 61.5%
African American 21.4% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 4.1% 1.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.0% 3.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Oxford, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
19.9% (439,630)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (112,669)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.8% (304,869)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (223,129)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.8% (260,685)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (333,589)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (214,292)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (174,526)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (66,276)
$200,000 or more
3.7% (81,740)
Income Oxford MS USA
Less than $10,000 19.9% 10.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 7.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.8% 13.2% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.8% 14.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 9.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 3.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.7% 2.4% 6.3%

Gender in Oxford

Female
49.4% (10,905)
Male
50.6% (11,186)
Gender Oxford MS USA
Female 49.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Oxford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.9% (420)
9-12th Grade
3.9% (857)
High School / GED
14.2% (3,135)
Some College
20.1% (4,432)
Associate's Degree
6.4% (1,410)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (6,188)
Master's Degree
12.5% (2,751)
Professional Degree
3.4% (742)
Doctorate Degree
9.7% (2,151)
Education Oxford MS USA
< 9th Grade 1.9% 5.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 3.9% 11.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 14.2% 30.4% 27.3%
Some College 20.1% 22.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.4% 9.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 13.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 12.5% 5.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 3.4% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 9.7% 1.0% 1.4%

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