Oxon Hill, MD
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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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oxon Hill who work in office and administrative support (18.69%), sales jobs (8.25%), and management occupations (7.56%).

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 36.72 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.

Despite being a small town, Oxon Hill has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Oxon Hill are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.79% of adults in Oxon Hill having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Oxon Hill in 2010 was $32,162, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,648 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 13.86% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oxon Hill include Irish, English, Jamaican, and African.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Oxon Hill's cultural character, accounting for 16.38% of the town’s population.

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