Oxford, Massachusetts Population 2024

5,410

Oxford is a city located in Worcester County Massachusetts. Oxford has a 2024 population of 5,410. Oxford is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -8.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,926 in 2020.

The average household income in Oxford is $101,723 with a poverty rate of 6.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oxford is 41.9 years, 39.4 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Oxford Demographics

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

  • White: 89.93%
  • Other race: 5.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.07%
  • Asian: 1.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.07%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,561.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.71% (-516)
The current population of Oxford, Massachusetts is 5,410 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,926.

Oxford, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,86589.93%
Other race3095.71%
Two or more races1663.07%
Asian661.22%
Black or African American40.07%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oxford Population by Race

Oxford Population Pyramid 2024

Oxford Median Age

41.9

Total

39.4

Male

42.9

Female

Oxford Adults

There are 4,476 adults, (984 of whom are seniors) in Oxford.

Oxford Age Dependency

54.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oxford Sex Ratio

Female2,90453.68%
Male2,50646.32%

Oxford Population by Age

Oxford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0202.6580.419.6
Married1,1223.5192.77.3
Non Family6541.1661.538.5
Female2182.757228
Male262.541000
showing: 5 rows

3.32

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oxford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oxford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oxford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.82%.

Oxford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,820

Average Earnings

$54,221

Average Male

$48,871

Average Female

Oxford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oxford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oxford Language

92.55% of Oxford residents speak only English, while 7.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.78% of the population.

Oxford Language

Oxford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,7631914.01%
Multiple16613983.73%
Hispanic3418123.75%
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6.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.25%

Male Poverty Rate

4.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oxford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oxford is Multiple, with 83.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oxford is White, with 4.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.32%.

Oxford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.44%
Bachelors or Greater5.03%
Some College4.51%
Less Than 9th Grade3.51%
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Oxford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.18%
Male Employed1.41%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Oxford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oxford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oxford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Oxford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oxford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Oxford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oxford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

301

Number of Veterans

301

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Oxford Veterans by War

count

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Oxford Veterans by Age

count

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Oxford Veterans by Race

Oxford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oxford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oxford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oxford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oxford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.34%

Born in Oxford

94.14%

Native Born

5.86%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

4.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.14% of Oxford residents were born in the United States, with 86.34% having been born in Massachusetts. 1.35% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,410
20235,410
20225,410180.33%
20215,392-534-9.01%
20205,9263315.92%
20195,595-67-1.18%
20185,662-267-4.5%
20175,92920.03%
20165,927-181-2.96%
20156,108-417-6.39%
20146,525-20-0.31%
20136,545600.93%
20126,485-81-1.23%
20116,5664637.59%
20106,103
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Oxford Population by Year