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 (15.64%), sales jobs (13.01%), and management occupations (9.69%).
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%: 27.53% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oxford in 2010 was $29,162, 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 $116,648 for a family of four. However, Oxford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oxford include Italian, Irish, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Oxford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.