Oxford is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,275 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oxford is the 247th 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, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oxford who work in office and administrative support (22.93%), teaching (20.53%), and sales jobs (7.20%).
Oxford is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Oxford to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.
As is often the case in a small city, Oxford doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Oxford overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Oxford, 23.93% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oxford in 2018 was $21,436, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,744 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 Irish, English, German, European, and French.
The most common language spoken in Oxford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.