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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
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 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 (19.20%), management occupations (9.53%), and teaching (9.25%).
Oxford’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The population of Oxford overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Oxford, 21.71% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oxford in 2010 was $23,113, 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 $92,452 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. Important ancestries of people in Oxford include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Oxford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.