Oxford is a city located in Lafayette County Mississippi. Oxford has a 2020 population of 26,716. It is also the county seat of Lafayette County. Oxford is currently growing at a rate of 2.49% annually and its population has increased by 5.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,416 in 2010.
The average household income in Oxford is $70,317 with a poverty rate of 31.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $973 per month, and the median house value is $270,000. The median age in Oxford is 28 years, 26.6 years for males, and 29.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oxfordwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.76%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.76%.
93.81% of Oxford residents speak only English, while 6.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Oxford is Hispanic, with 50.73% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Oxford is Multiple, with 3.90% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.84%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Oxford
95.05% of Oxford residents were born in the United States, with 52.72% having been born in Mississippi. 3.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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