Oxford, Alabama Population 2022

22,213
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Oxford is a city located in Calhoun County Alabama. Oxford has a 2020 population of 22,213. Oxford is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 0.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,069 in 2010.

The average household income in Oxford is $72,967 with a poverty rate of 9.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $807 per month, and the median house value is $141,500. The median age in Oxford is 37.6 years, 36.6 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Oxford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oxfordwas:

  • White: 74.88%
  • Black or African American: 14.31%
  • Other race: 5.54%
  • Two or more races: 2.73%
  • Asian: 2.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oxford, Alabama is 22,213 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 22,069.

Oxford, Alabama Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010118,4080.00%
2011117,744-664-0.56%
2012117,190-554-0.47%
2013116,471-719-0.62%
2014115,917-554-0.48%
2015115,469-448-0.39%
2016114,973-496-0.43%
2017114,710-263-0.23%
2018114,331-379-0.33%
2019113,605-726-0.64%
2020112,879-726-0.64%
2021112,153-726-0.65%

Oxford Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,93774.88%
Black or African American3,04614.31%
Asian5392.53%
Some Other Race1,1795.54%
Two or More Races5812.73%
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Oxford Population by Race

Oxford Population Pyramid 2022

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Oxford Median Age

37.3


Total

34.7


Male

39.4


Female

Oxford Adults

There are 15,921 adults, (3,079 of whom are seniors) in Oxford.

Oxford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oxford Sex Ratio

Female

10,305

48.42%

Male

10,977

51.58%

Oxford Population by Age

Oxford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oxford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
Male72.1%27.9%
All70.2%29.8%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Female53.2%46.8%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oxford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7862.6970.2
Married4,0603.2680.4
Male2653.1972.1
Female1,0923.5353.2
Non Family2,3691.2760.5

3.2

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Oxford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6294.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,48510.19%
High School Graduate4,23129.02%
Some College3,57924.55%
Associates Degree1,3199.05%
Bachelors Degree1,86412.78%
Graduate Degree1,47310.10%
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Oxford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oxford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,0351,892665
White11,0819,6332,482
Asian34319063
Hispanic856532117
2+ Races29124531
Other Race64237317

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 32.68%.

Oxford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,623$46,045$34,407
Less Than 9th Grade$26,427$32,672$15,139
High School Graduate$32,464$39,345$22,296
Some College$38,353$41,655$35,438
Bachelors Degree$50,490$65,911$38,669
Graduate Degree$57,701$$48,384

$39,623

Average Earnings

$46,045

Average Male

$34,407

Average Female

Oxford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oxford Language by Age

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Oxford Language

89.69% of Oxford residents speak only English, while 10.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.29% of the population.

Oxford Language

Oxford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,3741,4589.48%
Black2,9821575.26%
Other156NaN%
Multiple58012621.72%
Hispanic1,67819511.62%

9.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.25%

Male Poverty Rate

11.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oxford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oxford is White, with 9.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oxford is Hispanic, with 11.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.72%.

Oxford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.81%
High School11.91%
Some College3.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%

Oxford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.94%
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed6.31%
Female Unemployed48.85%

Oxford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oxford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,156$78,187
Families$71,390$89,453
Married Families$86,064-
Non Families$38,110$45,332
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Income by Household Type

Oxford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Oxford Married by Age and Sex

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Oxford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Oxford Marital Status by Race

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Oxford Marital Status

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1,479

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War284
First Gulf War280
Vietnam606
Korea71
World War II17

Oxford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34106
35 to 54406
55 to 64261
65 to 74433
75+273

Oxford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2059.86%
Black24411.11%
Other Race91.09%
2+ Races216.67%
Hispanic464.12%

Oxford Veterans by Race

Oxford Veterans by Education

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2.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oxford Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Oxford Employment by Age

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Oxford Employment by Race

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Oxford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.53%

Born in Oxford

94.03%

Native Born

5.97%

Foreign Born

3.79%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.03% of Oxford residents were born in the United States, with 68.53% having been born in Alabama. 3.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oxford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19603,6030.00%
19704,3617581.93%
19808,9394,5787.44%
19909,3624230.46%
200014,5925,2304.54%
201021,3486,7563.88%
201121,420720.34%
201221,492720.34%
201321,564720.34%
201421,636720.33%
201521,708720.33%
201621,780720.33%
201721,852720.33%
201821,924720.33%
201921,996720.33%
202022,069730.33%
202122,141720.33%
202222,213720.33%

Oxford Population by Year