Oxford is a city located in Lafayette County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Lafayette County. With a 2020 population of 28,996, it is the 9th largest city in Mississippi and the 1334th largest city in the United States . Oxford is currently growing at a rate of 1.53% annually and its population has increased by 53.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,916 in 2010. Oxford reached it's highest population of 28,996 in 2021. Spanning over 27 miles, Oxford has a population density of 1,089 people per square mile.
The average household income in Oxford is $70,317 with a poverty rate of 30.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $959 per month, and the median house value is $248,200. The median age in Oxford is 28 years, 26.6 years for males, and 29.8 years for females.