Oxford, PA


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Living in Oxford

Oxford is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,385 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Oxford is the 290th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Oxford real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, 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 borough 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 (20.18%), management occupations (8.51%), and sales jobs (5.14%).

In terms of college education, Oxford is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.71% of adults 25 and older in Oxford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Oxford in 2010 was $21,307, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,228 for a family of four. However, Oxford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oxford is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. 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. Oxford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.79% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oxford include German, Italian, English, and Dutch.

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