Oxford, MI

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Oxford profile

Living in Oxford

Oxford is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,545 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Oxford is the 263rd largest community in Michigan.

Oxford real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Oxford house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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 village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oxford who work in office and administrative support (14.34%), management occupations (11.59%), and sales jobs (9.62%).

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.

Oxford’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Being a small village, Oxford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Oxford is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.58% of adults in Oxford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Oxford in 2010 was $32,820, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,280 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 German, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Oxford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.