Oxford is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,411 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oxford is the 654th largest community in New York. Oxford has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages, Oxford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oxford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oxford is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oxford who work in office and administrative support (20.37%), management occupations (9.02%), and food service (7.35%).
The overall crime rate in Oxford is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Oxford has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Oxford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oxford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oxford may be for you.
The citizens of Oxford are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.72% of adults in Oxford having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Oxford in 2010 was $23,928, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,712 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Oxford include English, Irish, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Oxford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.