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The Town of Oxford had a population of 1,197 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oxford: Hartford, Milroy.

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Oxford, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,197
Daytime Population: Workers 228
Daytime Population: Residents 607
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 835
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 1,197
Population in Familes 986
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,213
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $45,383
Average Household Income $54,941
Per Capita Income $22,131


Total Housing Units 553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 369 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $84,643
Average Home Value $112,466


Total Households 492
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.07%
Households 0.37% 0.04%
Families 1.26% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

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, 2017 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 # 308 55th
Population Density # 89 87th
Diversity Index # 515 25th
Median Household Income # 429 37th
Per Capita Income # 460 33rd

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