Oxford demographics profile

StatisticOxfordAlabamaNational
Population21,2024,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6689291
Median age39.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%40%43%
Speak English92%95%79%
Speak Spanish7%3%13%
Oxford, AL has a population of 21,202 and is the 2,053rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 668 per sq mi which is 626% higher than the Alabama average and 637% higher than the national average. The median age in Oxford is 40 which is approximately 3% higher than the Alabama average of 39. In Oxford, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 70% of Oxford residents were born in Alabama, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Oxford is 626% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Oxford is 3% higher than Alabama.
  • In Oxford 79.44% of the population is White.
  • In Oxford 13.66% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Oxford 1.77% of the population is Asian.

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Oxford population breakdown by race

RaceOxfordAlabamaNational
White79.44%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American13.66%26.48%12.63%
Asian1.77%1.25%5.22%
American Indian0.31%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.82%1.76%3.06%
Other race3.00%1.28%4.75%
In Oxford, 7.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Oxford, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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