Oxford, North Carolina Population 2024

8,807

Oxford is a city located in Granville County North Carolina. Oxford has a 2024 population of 8,807. It is also the county seat of Granville County.Oxford is currently growing at a rate of 0.2% annually and its population has increased by 2.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,626 in 2020.

The average household income in Oxford is $63,264 with a poverty rate of 25.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oxford is 43.1 years, 42.2 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Oxford Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.65%
  • White: 32.23%
  • Two or more races: 7.33%
  • Other race: 3.55%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,413.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.1% (181)
The current population of Oxford, North Carolina is 8,807 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,626.

Oxford, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American4,83355.65%
White2,79932.23%
Two or more races6377.33%
Other race3083.55%
Asian790.91%
Native American290.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oxford Population by Race

Oxford Population Pyramid 2024

Oxford Median Age

43.1

Total

42.2

Male

44.6

Female

Oxford Adults

There are 6,765 adults, (1,855 of whom are seniors) in Oxford.

Oxford Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Oxford Sex Ratio

Female4,59952.95%
Male4,08647.05%

Oxford Population by Age

Oxford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4452.451.548.5
Non Family1,3371.1444.155.9
Married1,0973.178020
Female8133.3132.167.9
Male1982.9123.776.3
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3.13

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

51.5%

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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.27%.

Oxford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,706

Average Earnings

$37,313

Average Male

$32,550

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

92.84% of Oxford residents speak only English, while 7.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.17% of the population.

Oxford Language

Oxford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,6091,38330.01%
White2,57136714.27%
Hispanic49524749.9%
Multiple62918629.57%
Other30815851.3%
Native251248%
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25.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.2%

Male Poverty Rate

26.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oxford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oxford is Other, with 51.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oxford is White, with 14.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.66%.

Oxford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School22.94%
Less Than 9th Grade20.83%
Some College19.15%
Bachelors or Greater8.83%
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Oxford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50.55%
Female Employed18.73%
Male Unemployed5.33%
Male Employed4.56%
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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

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oxford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oxford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

509

Number of Veterans

488

Male Veterans

21

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

15.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oxford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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

76.9%

Born in Oxford

94.91%

Native Born

5.09%

Foreign Born

3.42%

Non Citizen

1.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.91% of Oxford residents were born in the United States, with 76.9% having been born in North Carolina. 3.42% 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
20298,897180.2%
20288,879180.2%
20278,861180.2%
20268,843180.2%
20258,825180.2%
20248,807180.2%
20238,789180.21%
20228,771180.21%
20218,7531271.47%
20208,626-286-3.21%
20198,912480.54%
20188,8641171.34%
20178,747951.1%
20168,652810.95%
20158,571380.45%
20148,533220.26%
20138,511320.38%
20128,47950.06%
20118,47490.11%
20108,4651271.52%
20008,3384255.37%
19907,9133104.08%
19807,6034255.92%
19707,1782002.87%
19606,9782934.38%
19506,6852,69467.5%
19403,991-110-2.68%
19304,10149513.73%
19203,60658819.48%
19103,0181113.82%
18902,907
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Oxford Population by Year