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Oxford Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Oxford Area is 50,256. The Oxford Area population density is 73.99 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 61.62 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Oxford Area is white, which represent 71.71% of the total population. The average Oxford Area education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 50,256. #570

Population Density, #484

Oxford Area
73.99 per square mile
61.62 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:36,037 (71.71%, #704)
Black:12,207 (24.29%, #100)
Hispanic:1,145 (2.28%, #694)
Asian:1,139 (2.27%, #168)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):46 (0.09%, #832)
One Race, Other:318 (0.63%, see rank)
Two or More Races:509 (1.01%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:282 (24.76%, see rank)
Chinese:155 (13.61%, see rank)
Filipino:45 (3.95%, see rank)
Japanese:24 (2.11%, see rank)
Korean:191 (16.77%, see rank)
Vietnamese:201 (17.65%, see rank)
Asian, Other:241 (21.16%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

39,601 (78.80%) out of the total population of 50,256 reported first ancestry.

 Oxford Area% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Arab3900.78%, see rank0.19%0.56%
Czech330.07%, see rank0.07%0.47%
Danish860.17%, see rank0.08%0.42%
Dutch2070.41%, see rank0.62%1.40%
English5,57811.10%, see rank7.58%8.02%
French1,7253.43%, see rank2.69%3.34%
German4,2458.45%, see rank5.56%15.03%
Greek1490.30%, see rank0.10%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.07%0.46%
Irish5,06410.08%, see rank8.44%10.80%
Italian1,3782.74%, see rank1.87%5.52%
Norwegian1820.36%, see rank0.20%1.42%
Polish2820.56%, see rank0.44%3.01%
Portuguese320.06%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian880.18%, see rank0.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,4872.96%, see rank1.58%0.99%
Scottish1,4662.92%, see rank1.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African1,1422.27%, see rank0.62%0.95%
Swedish3700.74%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss750.15%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian220.04%, see rank0.03%0.31%
American4,6069.17%, see rank11.78%7.12%
Welsh3260.65%, see rank0.28%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 24,573 (48.90%, see rank)
Females: 25,683 (51.10%, see rank)

Oxford Area
Male: 48.90%
Female: 51.10%
Male: 48.55%
Female: 51.45%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Oxford Area
27.60 years old
36.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Oxford Area
26.90 years old
34.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Oxford Area
28.30 years old
37.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Oxford Area% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Under 5 years2,6485.27%, see rank6.75%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,7825.54%, see rank6.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,3674.71%, see rank7.08%6.59%
15 to 19 years6,28012.50%, see rank7.18%6.85%
20 to 24 years8,86717.64%, see rank7.44%7.13%
25 to 34 years6,79913.53%, see rank12.98%13.47%
35 to 44 years5,36210.67%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,0049.96%, see rank13.50%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,7589.47%, see rank12.18%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,0746.12%, see rank7.75%7.64%
75 to 84 1,5543.09%, see rank4.21%4.25%
85 years and over7611.51%, see rank1.55%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Oxford AreaMississippiU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population27,312, 100%1,929,591209,056,129
Less Than High School3,461, 12.67%, see rank18.06%13.67%
High School Graduate6,041, 22.12%, see rank30.25%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree7,744, 28.35%, see rank31.29%29.09%
Bachelor Degree5,717, 20.93%, see rank12.90%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree4,349, 15.92%, see rank7.51%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.01, see rank12.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Oxford Area MississippiU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,66188.26%11.74%79.87%20.13%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,83895.47%, see rank4.53%, see rank89.76%10.24%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,15098.33%, see rank1.67%, see rank88.29%11.71%90.60%9.40%
College10,92496.65%, see rank3.35%, see rank87.67%12.33%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,85195.57%, see rank4.43%, see rank74.93%25.07%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Oxford AreaMississippiU.S.
Total Households16,557, 100%1,092,627116,211,092
Average Household Size2.72, see rank2.642.63
1 Person Households5,187, 31.33%, see rank27.31%27.57%
2 or More Person Households11,370, 68.67%, see rank72.69%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,877, 59.65%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size3.43, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family6,494, 39.22%, see rank45.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households6,680, 40.35%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Oxford Area%MississippiU.S.
15 Years and Over Total42,459see rank2,365,897252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over20,561100%, see rank1,133,229123,281,364
Never Married10,77852.42%, see rank35.54%35.77%
Married7,56136.77%, see rank50.55%52.04%
Widowed6173.00%, see rank2.91%2.57%
Divorced1,6057.81%, see rank11.00%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over21,898100%, see rank1,232,668129,692,771
Never Married10,21246.63%, see rank30.41%29.48%
Married7,72735.29%, see rank46.21%49.19%
Widowed1,7117.81%, see rank10.86%9.16%
Divorced2,24810.27%, see rank12.51%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Oxford Area%MississippiU.S.
Native48,76697.04%, see rank97.76%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence29,46658.63%, see rank71.47%58.73%
Born in Different State18,97937.76%, see rank25.73%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
3210.64%, see rank0.56%1.42%
Foreign Born1,4902.96%, see rank2.24%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4550.91%, see rank0.79%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,0352.06%, see rank1.46%7.09%
Born In Europe1210.24%, see rank0.23%1.53%
Born In Asia8011.59%, see rank0.75%3.82%
Born In Africa920.18%, see rank0.06%0.55%
Born In Oceania140.03%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America4330.86%, see rank1.15%6.83%
Born In Northern America290.06%, see rank0.05%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Oxford Area%MississippiU.S.
English15,47993.49%, see rank95.53%79.39%
Spanish5473.30%, see rank2.64%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2221.34%, see rank0.89%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2781.68%, see rank0.67%3.36%
Other310.19%, see rank0.28%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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