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The Town of Oxford had a population of 1,185 as of July 1, 2016. Oxford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oxford is located at latitude 40.5221 and longitude -87.2484 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oxford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Town of Oxford (GNIS ID: 2396844) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Oxford is located within Township of Oak Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oxford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oxford: Hartford, Milroy.

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Oxford, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,185
Population in Households 1,185
Population in Familes 978
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,191
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 486
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 332
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 365 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $82,266
Average Home Value $108,585


Median Household Income $45,895
Average Household Income $54,099
Per Capita Income $21,701
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.15%
Households 0.23% 0.04%
Families 1.31% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 92 87th
Diversity Index2 # 510 24th
Median Household Income # 391 43rd
Per Capita Income # 431 37th

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