Income/capita 18%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 30%
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Income per capita$24,355$24,736$29,829
Median household income$51,928$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,649$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,663$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$39,536$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$22,349$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level11.4%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oxford is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oxford is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oxford is 30% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oxford is 24% lower than the national average

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      Oxford employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.2%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector25.1%2.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services18.5%11.5%
      Public administration9.2%6.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%1.3%
      Education, health & social services6.9%38.5%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      White Plains, AL915$63,28614.4%
      Choccolocco, AL2,663$61,37810.9%
      Alexandria, AL3,980$57,4113.8%
      Ohatchee, AL999$50,2689.1%
      Weaver, AL3,083$47,77813.6%
      Oxford, AL21,202$51,9286.1%

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      Patterson, CA21,205$54,1952.0%
      South Milwaukee, WI21,197$52,4185.2%
      Arnold, MO21,196$60,5359.4%
      Decatur, GA21,210$81,59847.5%
      Clinton, UT21,210$74,04333.8%
      Oxford, AL21,202$51,9286.1%
      Source: The Oxford, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).