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Population (year 2000): 14,592
Males: 6,955 (47.7%), Females: 7,637 (52.3%)

Calhoun County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $40,397 (year 2000)
Median house value: $83,600 (year 2000)

Oxford, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Oxford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Black (9.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (21.9%), Irish (11.7%), English (8.9%), German (6.5%), Scottish (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).Alabama

Elevation: 658 feet

Land area: 18.2 square miles

Oxford,

For population 25 years and over in Oxford

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oxford city

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

2.8% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Asia).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Birmingham, (67.1 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (584.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: City, AL (1.5 miles Hobson End-Cobb Town, AL (4.3 miles West AL Anniston, (4.6 miles Mountain, AL (6.3 miles Blue AL (7.7 miles Saks, AL (8.6 miles Bynum, AL (9.1 miles Munford, AL Weaver, (11.2 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 91 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 1997: 91 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 1999: 105 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2000: 192 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2001: 177 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2002: 146 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2004: 89 buildings, average cost: $121,300

Latitude: 33.60 N, Longitude: 85.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Oxford, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.2%), Manufacturing (19.0%), Retail trade (14.7%), Public administration (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,393 (+9.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,874 (29.0%)

Crime in Oxford (2001):
  • 1 murder (6.8 per 100,000)
  • 9 rapes (61.4 per 100,000)
  • 38 robberies (259.4 per 100,000)
  • 82 assaults (559.8 per 100,000)
  • 184 burglaries (1256.1 per 100,000)
  • 1,032 thefts (7044.8 per 100,000)
  • 98 auto thefts (669.0 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 646.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Oxford (2003):
  • 1 murder (6.6 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (26.2 per 100,000)
  • 33 robberies (216.3 per 100,000)
  • 87 assaults (570.1 per 100,000)
  • 229 burglaries (1500.7 per 100,000)
  • 1,011 thefts (6625.2 per 100,000)
  • 91 auto thefts (596.3 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 641.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Oxford, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oxford,

Oxford-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Oxford city center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1953, a category 4 tornado 21.4 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Oxford:
  • STRINGFELLOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ANNISTON, AL)
  • NORTHEAST ALABAMA REGIONAL MED CENTER (about 7 miles; ANNISTON, AL)
  • JACKSONVILLE HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Oxford, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oxford:
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 2 miles; ANNISTON, AL; ID: ANB)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 15 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; ID: ASN)
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 64 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oxford:
  • MCMINN (about 10 miles; WEAVER, AL; ID: 25A)
  • ASHLAND/LINEVILLE (about 22 miles; ASHLAND/LINEVILLE, AL; ID: 26A)
  • ST CLAIR COUNTY (about 28 miles; PELL CITY, AL; ID: PLR)

Amtrak station near Oxford:
  • 4 miles: ANNISTON (126 W.4TH ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8 $24,292 $36,438 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $14,185 $42,555 5 $7,193
Police Protection - Officers 39 $114,477 $35,223 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $19,091 $25,454 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $3,332 $39,984 6 $7,275
Streets and Highways 43 $82,899 $23,134 0 $0
Welfare 1 $1,351 $16,212 0 $0
Health 1 $1,935 $23,220 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 18 $38,338 $25,558 19 $7,844
Water Supply 29 $74,064 $30,647 0 $0
Local Libraries 6 $9,972 $19,944 1 $414
Other and Unallocable 20 $45,130 $27,078 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,654 $27,924 0 $0
Totals for Government 181 $433,720 $28,754 31 $22,726
College/University in Oxford:
  • COMMERCIAL DRIVER INSTITUTE INC (Location: 4939 HWY 78 W; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,418)
  • GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; GADSDEN, AL; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; WADLEY, AL; FT enrollment: 2,925)
  • STATE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA (about 52 miles; CARROLLTON, GA; FT enrollment: 7,241)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 3,279)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 73 miles; AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AL; FT enrollment: 19,703)
Public high schools in Oxford:
  • OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 989; Location: 915 STEWART ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OXFORD AREA VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (Location: 915 STEWART ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Oxford:
  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 268; Location: 1500 AIRPORT; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Oxford:
  • OXFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 912; Location: 1401 CAFFEY DR; Grades: PK - 03)
  • OXFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 902; Location: 1750 HIGHWAY 78 W; Grades: 06 - 08)
Library in Oxford:
  • OXFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $229,080; Location: 213 CHOCCOLOCCO STREET; 22,063 books; 481 audio materials; 1,080 video materials; 32 serial subscriptions)
 

Oxford compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Oxford:
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHOG (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HOBSON CITY, AL; Owner: HOBSON CITY BROADCASTING CO)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WDNG (1450 AM; 1 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WDNG, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WANA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: DEWEY D. LANKFORD)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Oxford:
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Oxford:
  • WCIQ (Channel 7; MOUNT CHEAHA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WJXS-CA (Channel 24; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • W29AO (Channel 29; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

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