Oxford, Alabama Population 2020

21,117

Oxford is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 21,117, it is the 29th largest city in Alabama and the 1770th largest city in the United States. Oxford is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,348 in 2010. Oxford reached it's highest population of 21,406 in 2010. Spanning over 32 miles, Oxford has a population density of 665 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oxford is $69,327 with a poverty rate of 10.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $848 per month, and the median house value is $138,100. The median age in Oxford is 38.6 years, 36.8 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Oxford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oxford was:

  • White: 75.42%
  • Black or African American: 14.54%
  • Other race: 5.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oxford, Alabama is 21,117, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,161.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,348.

Oxford, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020113,503-387-0.34%
2019113,890-387-0.34%
2018114,277-387-0.34%
2017114,664-354-0.31%
2016115,018-518-0.45%
2015115,536-459-0.40%
2014115,995-546-0.47%
2013116,541-716-0.61%
2012117,257-540-0.46%
2011117,797-680-0.58%
2010118,4770.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,99675.42%
Black or African American3,08414.54%
Some Other Race1,2675.97%
Two or More Races4712.22%
Asian3301.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.28%

Oxford Population Pyramid 2020

Oxford Median Age

38.6


Total

36.8


Male

40.3


Female

Oxford Adults

There are 15,918 adults, (3,147 of whom are seniors) in Oxford.

Oxford Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Oxford Sex Ratio

Female

10,840

51.11%

Male

10,368

48.89%

Oxford Households and Families

Oxford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oxford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
Male75.8%24.2%
All71%29%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Female41.9%58.1%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9722.6271
Married4,4103.1783.4
Non Family2,2311.2161.1
Female1,1453.1341.9
Male1863.3575.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oxford Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7565.24%
9th to 12th Grade9946.88%
High School Graduate4,65632.24%
Some College3,66725.39%
Associates Degree1,1828.19%
Bachelors Degree1,98813.77%
Graduate Degree1,1988.30%

Oxford Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,7359,6702,340
Black2,1481,942546
Hispanic1,104656161
Other Race68731722
Multiple Races28526873
Asian19518192
Native American141414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,812$42,129$27,266
Less Than High School$18,578$25,489$14,858
High School Grad$27,565$34,473$13,750
Some College$38,152$43,613$33,289
Bachelors Degree$41,265$52,692$32,361
Graduate Degree$57,969$83,068$49,545

$34,812

Average Earnings

$42,129

Average Male

$27,266

Average Female

Oxford Language

Oxford Language by Age

Oxford Language

89.41% of Oxford residents speak only English, while 10.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.88% of the population.

Oxford Poverty

Oxford Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,1311,4999.91%
Black3,01840713.49%
Hispanic2,0671346.48%
Multiple47011724.89%
Other1,266231.82%
Asian330164.85%

10.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.57%

Male Poverty Rate

13.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oxford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oxford is Multiple, with 24.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oxford is Other, with 1.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.55%
High School14.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%
Some College3.72%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed21.47%
Female Unemployed13.56%
Female Employed6.94%
Male Employed3.81%

Oxford Income

Oxford Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,582$69,327
Families$63,260$78,359
Married Families$74,278-
Non Families$33,166$39,505

Oxford Marital Status

Oxford Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Oxford Married by Age and Sex

Oxford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Oxford Marital Status by Race

Oxford Veterans

1,518

Number of Veterans

1,439

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam537
Second Gulf War400
First Gulf War328
Korea115
World War II35
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54478
55 to 64377
65 to 74330
75+276
18 to 3457
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1959.96%
Black2309.64%
Hispanic775.33%
2 or More6421.62%
Other151.62%
Asian146.31%

$Oxford Veterans by Education

3.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oxford Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Oxford Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.30%

Born in Alabama

93.13%

Native Born

6.87%

Foreign Born

4.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.13% of Oxford residents were born in the United States, with 67.30% having been born in Alabama. 4.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,117-22-0.10%
201921,139-22-0.10%
201821,161-14-0.07%
201721,175-22-0.10%
201621,197-67-0.32%
201521,264600.28%
201421,204-50-0.24%
201321,254-57-0.27%
201221,311-63-0.29%
201121,374-32-0.15%
201021,4066,8143.91%
200014,5925,2304.54%
19909,3624230.46%
19808,9394,5787.44%
19704,3617581.93%
19603,6030.00%