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Oxford, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Oxford had a population of 2,158 as of July 1, 2016. Oxford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oxford is located at latitude 33.6284 and longitude -83.8723 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oxford (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 764 feet.

The City of Oxford (GNIS ID: 2404453) 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.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Oxford is located within Covington-Porterdale Division of Newton 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.

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


Total Population 2,158
Population in Households 1,691
Population in Familes 1,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 467
Population Density1 1,003
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 588
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 416
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 348 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $125,391
Average Home Value $159,957


Median Household Income $37,668
Average Household Income $53,211
Per Capita Income $19,834
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.33%
Households 0.39% 0.37%
Families 0.23% 0.29%
Median Household Income   -0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
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, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oxford to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia 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 # 272 57th
Population Density1 # 153 76th
Diversity Index2 # 98 85th
Median Household Income # 316 50th
Per Capita Income # 290 54th

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