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Oxford, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Oxford had a population of 641 as of July 1, 2019. Oxford ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oxford is located at latitude 38.6865 and longitude -76.1716 in Talbot County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oxford encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. Talbot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Oxford (GNIS ID: 2391348) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Oxford is located within District 3, Trappe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Talbot County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oxford: Third Haven, Thread Haven, Williamstadt.

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Oxford, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Oxford, MD Housing Affordability Index is 75
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Oxford, MD Wealth Index is 270
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 641
Population in Households 641
Population in Families 472
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,190
Diversity Index1 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,312
Average Household Income $139,204
Per Capita Income $71,026
Wealth Index3 270

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 (42.2%)
Median Home Value $632,979
Housing Affordability Index2 75
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 333
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 199
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.17% -0.28%
Households -0.16% -0.3%
Families -0.16% -0.51%
Median Household Income   -0.1%
Per Capita Income   0.16%

Oxford, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oxford to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 350 33rd
Population Density # 273 47th
Diversity Index # 426 18th
Median Household Income # 192 63rd
Per Capita Income # 24 96th

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