Oxford, GA


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Oxford is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,197 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oxford is the 249th largest community in Georgia.

Oxford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Oxford is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oxford who work in office and administrative support (20.04%), sales jobs (9.24%), and teaching (9.13%).

Oxford is a small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Oxford area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Oxford maintain a good economy.

As is often the case in a small city, Oxford doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Oxford is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.92% of adults 25 and older in Oxford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Oxford in 2010 was $17,146, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,584 for a family of four. However, Oxford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oxford is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oxford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oxford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Oxford include English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Oxford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Chinese.

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