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Oxford, Indiana - Basic Facts

Oxford is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Oxford.

It is a populated place located in Benton County at latitude 40.5198 and longitude -87.2478. Benton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Oxford (see map) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oxford: Hartford, Milroy.

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Oxford, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,155
Population in Households 1,155
Population in Familes 955
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,135
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 480
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 366 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $59,551
Average Home Value $65,301


Median Household Income $50,698
Average Household Income $55,360
Per Capita Income $22,589
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% -0.24%
Households 0.05% -0.04%
Families 1.65% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Oxford, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oxford to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 312 54th
Population Density1 # 102 85th
Diversity Index2 # 477 30th
Median Household Income # 274 60th
Per Capita Income # 333 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.