Oxford, MI

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Living in Oxford

Oxford is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,558 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 management occupations (12.80%), office and administrative support (11.45%), and sales jobs (11.24%).

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.

Because of many things, Oxford is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Oxford a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Oxford has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Oxford’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Oxford is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Oxford, the average commute to work is 31.85 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Oxford are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.24% of adults in Oxford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Oxford in 2010 was $37,058, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,232 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, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

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