Oxford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 13,916 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oxford is the 141st largest community in Massachusetts.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oxford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oxford is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oxford who work in office and administrative support (16.74%), sales jobs (11.99%), and management occupations (9.11%).
Also of interest is that Oxford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Oxford is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.02% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oxford in 2010 was $29,836, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,344 for a family of four.
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, Italian, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Oxford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.