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Population (year 2000): 13,352. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,718 (+2.7% change)
Males: 6,453 (48.3%), Females: 6,899 (51.7%)

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $52,233 (year 2000)
Median house value: $125,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Oxford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (23.9%), Irish (22.0%), English (14.6%), Italian (12.7%), Polish (10.4%), Swedish (8.0%).

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Land area: 3.5 square miles

Oxford,

For population 25 years and over in Oxford

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oxford town

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

2.2% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.5% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Worcester, (11.7 miles pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (55.5 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (171.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Oxford, MA Webster, (4.4 miles MA (6.1 miles Auburn, MA Dudley, (6.3 miles MA Charlton, (7.2 miles MA (7.7 miles Sutton, CT (8.2 miles Quinebaug,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 61 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 1998: 55 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $174,400

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 71.87 W

Area code: 508

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.0%), Manufacturing (17.2%), Retail trade (11.6%).


 

Crime in Oxford by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 5 3 0
    per 100,000 7.5 7.5 37.4 22.5 0.0
Robberies 1 2 8 3 4
    per 100,000 7.5 15.0 59.9 22.5 30.0
Assaults 106 28 52 29 35
    per 100,000 793.9 209.7 389.5 217.2 262.1
Burglaries 67 39 50 59 34
    per 100,000 501.8 292.1 374.5 441.9 254.6
Thefts 151 150 89 61 39
    per 100,000 1130.9 1123.4 666.6 456.9 292.1
Auto thefts 26 27 17 22 25
    per 100,000 194.7 202.2 127.3 164.8 187.2
260.0 131.0 173.9 121.6 105.9


Average climate in Oxford, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oxford,

Oxford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Oxford city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Clara Barton - (1821-1912), nurse.


Hospitals/medical centers near Oxford:
  • HUBBARD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WEBSTER, MA)
  • FAIRLAWN REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; WORCESTER, MA)
  • ST VINCENT HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; WORCESTER, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oxford:
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 11 miles; WORCESTER, MA; ID: ORH)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 42 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 47 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; ID: CEF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oxford:
  • OXFORD (about 4 miles; OXFORD, MA; ID: 43M)
  • SOUTHBRIDGE MUNI (about 12 miles; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; ID: 3B0)
  • SPENCER (about 14 miles; SPENCER, MA; ID: 60M)

Amtrak station near Oxford:
  • 12 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:
  • COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS (about 11 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,808)
  • CLARK UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • WORCESTER STATE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 12 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • ASSUMPTION COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,356)
  • QUINSIGAMOND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,359)
  • BRYANT COLLEGE (about 29 miles; SMITHFIELD, RI; FT enrollment: 2,926)
Public high school in Oxford:
  • OXFORD HIGH (Students: 640; Location: 495 MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Oxford:
  • OXFORD MIDDLE (Students: 705; Location: 497 MAIN STREET; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • ALFRED M CHAFFEE (Students: 475; Location: 351 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 04)
  • CLARA BARTON/WOODWARD (Students: 421; Location: 10 MAPLE ROAD; Grades: KG - 04)
Library in Oxford:
  • OXFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $337,531; Location: 339 MAIN ST.; 35,376 books; 1,738 audio materials; 1,753 video materials; 93 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Oxford: Oxford Free Library (A), Oxford Town Hall (B).

Church in Oxford: Oxford United Methodist Church (A).

Cemeteries: Church Street Cemetery (1), North Cemetery (2).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Carbuncle Pond (A), Hodges Village Pond (B), Lowes Pond (C), McKinstry Pond (D), Cedar Swamp (E).

Post office: (A).  


Oxford compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Oxford:
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WGFP (940 AM; 1 kW; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVEI (1440 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oxford:
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oxford:
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)

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