Oxon Hill, MD

Oxon Hill profile

Living in Oxon Hill

Oxon Hill is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 18,629 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Oxon Hill is the 54th largest community in Maryland.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oxon Hill is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oxon Hill is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oxon Hill who work in office and administrative support (11.62%), management occupations (10.62%), and food service (7.86%).

Also of interest is that Oxon Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Oxon Hill, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.02 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Oxon Hill, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Oxon Hill is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The overall education level of Oxon Hill is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.94% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Oxon Hill in 2018 was $39,167, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,668 for a family of four. However, Oxon Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oxon Hill is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Oxon Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oxon Hill residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Oxon Hill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.36% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oxon Hill include African, Irish, German, English, and Other Subsaharan African.

The most common language spoken in Oxon Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.