Oxford, North Carolina Population 2021

8,996
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Oxford is a city located in Granville County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,996, it is the 95th largest city in North Carolina and the 3326th largest city in the United States . Oxford is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 6.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,461 in 2010. Oxford reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Oxford has a population density of 1,444 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oxford is $53,323 with a poverty rate of 26.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $701 per month, and the median house value is $137,100. The median age in Oxford is 42.4 years, 40.3 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Oxford Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 63.17%
  • White: 32.31%
  • Two or more races: 2.12%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oxford, North Carolina is 8,996 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,886.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,461.

Oxford, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,50963.17%
White2,81832.31%
Two or More Races1852.12%
Some Other Race1081.24%
Asian550.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.53%
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Oxford Population by Race

Oxford Population Pyramid $2021

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Oxford Median Age

42.4


Total

40.3


Male

44.2


Female

Oxford Adults

There are 6,777 adults, (1,766 of whom are seniors) in Oxford.

Oxford Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Oxford Sex Ratio

Female

4,590

52.63%

Male

4,131

47.37%

Oxford Population by Age

Oxford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oxford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female19.8%80.2%
Non Family30.1%69.9%
Male32.9%67.1%
All45.6%54.4%
Married76.1%23.9%

45.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oxford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4542.445.6
Married1,3252.9776.1
Non Family1,2191.1230.1
Female7523.4119.8
Male1582.6332.9

3.03

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Oxford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3956.45%
9th to 12th Grade62010.13%
High School Graduate2,03033.17%
Some College1,37222.42%
Associates Degree5348.73%
Bachelors Degree79112.92%
Graduate Degree3786.18%
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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
Black3,6922,841356
White2,1922,051778
Hispanic155136
Other Race10589
2+ Races454518
Asian383417
Native American1919

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 asian people with a rate of 44.74%.

Oxford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,138$42,188$26,638
Less Than 9th Grade$16,552$$16,500
High School Graduate$22,900$30,346$19,172
Some College$30,360$39,459$26,494
Bachelors Degree$51,496$75,192$42,448
Graduate Degree$72,692$101,016$50,735

$31,138

Average Earnings

$42,188

Average Male

$26,638

Average Female

Oxford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oxford Language by Age

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Oxford Language

94.70% of Oxford residents speak only English, while 5.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.08% of the population.

Oxford Language

Oxford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,2751,91336.27%
White2,6041746.68%
Multiple17610257.95%
Hispanic2546625.98%
Other1082422.22%

26.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.28%

Male Poverty Rate

28.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oxford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oxford is Multiple, with 57.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oxford is White, with 6.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.90%.

Oxford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.73%
High School19.20%
Some College16.41%
Bachelors or Greater8.69%

Oxford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.88%
Male Unemployed50.83%
Female Employed16.46%
Male Employed5.01%

Oxford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oxford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,606$53,323
Families$52,051$63,019
Married Families$79,212-
Non Families$26,042$33,583
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Income by Household Type

Oxford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

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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531

Number of Veterans

431

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War177
Vietnam153
Second Gulf War101
Korea42
World War II

Oxford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64135
65 to 74124
35 to 54120
18 to 3479
75+73

Oxford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White33014.24%
Black1904.53%
Hispanic2613.76%
Native American1140.74%

Oxford Veterans by Race

Oxford Veterans by Education

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9.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oxford Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

9.4%

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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79.44%

Born in Oxford

96.17%

Native Born

3.83%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.17% of Oxford residents were born in the United States, with 79.44% having been born in North Carolina. 2.02% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,996550.62%
20208,941550.62%
20198,886550.62%
20188,8311101.26%
20178,721861.00%
20168,635670.78%
20158,568360.42%
20148,532220.26%
20138,510310.37%
20128,47930.04%
20118,47690.11%
20108,4671290.15%
20008,3384250.52%
19907,9133100.40%
19807,6034250.58%
19707,1782000.28%
19606,9782930.43%
19506,6852,6945.29%
19403,991-110-0.27%
19304,1014951.29%
19203,6065881.80%
19103,0181110.19%
18902,9070.00%

Oxford Population by Year