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Oxford, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Oxford had a population of 1,218 as of July 1, 2019. Oxford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density 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 40.5198 and longitude -87.2478 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oxford 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oxford: Hartford, Milroy.

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Oxford, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Oxford, IN Housing Affordability Index is 319
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Oxford, IN Wealth Index is 55
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,218
Population in Households 1,218
Population in Familes 1,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 2,252
Diversity Index1 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,475
Average Household Income $62,089
Per Capita Income $25,029
Wealth Index3 55

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 559 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 357 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $86,483
Housing Affordability Index2 319
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 501
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 340
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.51% 0.15%
Households 0.49% 0.12%
Families 1.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Oxford, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oxford to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 305 55th
Population Density # 75 89th
Diversity Index # 487 28th
Median Household Income # 345 49th
Per Capita Income # 375 45th

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