Oxford, PA


Highest Appreciating Oxford Neighborhoods Since 2000

Oxford, PA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Oxford Housing Market Information

With a population of 5,385, 1,857 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $206,500, Oxford real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Oxford, accounting for 38.02% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Oxford include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 24.55%), row houses and other attached homes ( 22.55%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.03%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Oxford are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The borough has a mixture of owners and renters, with 37.92% owning and 62.08% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Oxford built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Oxford built before 1939 ( 31.99%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 25.50%). There's also some housing in Oxford built between 2000 and later ( 9.93%).

Oxford Home Appreciation Rates

Oxford's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Oxford during the period has been just -1.56%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Oxford's appreciation rate, at 4.16%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Oxford's appreciation rate has been 0.08%, which annualizes to a rate of 0.32%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Oxford's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the borough. Individual neighborhoods within Oxford differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Oxford - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Oxford real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,056,000 0.0
$792,001 - $1,056,000 0.0
$528,001 - $792,000 0.0
$422,001 - $528,000 0.0
$317,001 - $422,000 4.1
$211,001 - $317,000 36.5
$106,001 - $211,000 50.7
$53,001 - $106,000 5.6
$0 - $53,000 3.1

Very High for PA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
30.6457283487636 19.1304347826087

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Oxford Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
35.36% 1.77% 3 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,286 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 37.92
Renters 62.08
Vacant 7.34

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 9.9
1970 - 1999 32.6
1940 - 1969 25.5
1939 or Older 32.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 38.0
Townhomes 22.6
Small Apt. Buildings 12.0
Apt. Complexes 24.6
Mobile Homes 2.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.10
1 Bedroom 15.12
2 Bedrooms 26.85
3 Bedrooms 42.76
4 Bedrooms 10.98
5 or more bedrooms 3.19